Format Preserving Encryption — Why Do We Still Store Citizen IDs on Databases?

Living in a world of 20th Century identifiers

What a 20th Century world we live in, where we still store sensitive identifiers for citizens, and which map to their health record, their social care number, and credit card. The systems we have created think that the IDs are a great secret, but many now…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

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Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.