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Re: a question about having College ID number as part of directory information
From: K <kshalla () UIC EDU>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:11:05 -0600

We have made the ID number directory information in the FERPA sense, and told everyone not to use the ID number as a 
means of authentication.  The reason for it is that we have a large database of names, for example with over 200 
Michael Johnsons, and ID number is the only feasible way to identify students and employees with precision. 


On Nov 7, 2013, at 8:08 AM, "Roy Galang" <galang_roy () WHEATONCOLLEGE EDU> wrote:

HI All,

This may have been addressed before but I am being asked if providing a college ID number on our LDAP and other 
directory services is a security risk.

I’m feeling that it isn’t but I’m press to put a statement behind it that will put people at ease.


Roy Galang
Roy Galang
Director Technology Infrastructure
Library and Information Systems
Wheaton College
26 E. Main Street
Norton, MA 02766

Galang_Roy () WheatonCollege edu

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