The Magic system is pre-loaded with customer information so that new
members of the MSU community don't have to go through a lengthy
process the first time they check out a book. The SSN is used to
reconcile multiple records for the same person when that person has
multiple MSU affiliations.
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 07:50:50 -0500, David Cowes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That's exactly my question (and concern).
> David Cowes
> MSU HealthTeam
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> From: MSU Network Administrators Group [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
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> Subject: Re: [MSUNAG] Notice regarding possible exposure of personal
> Why are Social Security Numbers being stored on the machine that hosts
> Tom Davis wrote:
> > adjunct faculty and staff). This dataset, which is used to verify
> > library borrowing privileges, includes names, addresses, and Social
> > Security and student numbers.