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Q: What kinds of data will Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) find?


Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) by default will find the following data:

  • Social Security numbers
  • Credit card numbers
  • Debit card numbers
  • Bank account numbers
  • Driver's license or State ID numbers
  • Passwords

However, if your business area handles other types of data, policies can be set so that scans can pick up additional types of data, including:

  • Health (PCI) data
  • Dates of birth
  • Phone numbers
  • Personal addresses
  • Canadian SIN
  • Australian TFN
  • United Kingdom NINO
  • United Kingdom NHS
  • Custom sensitive data
  • Passport numbers
  • Mother's maiden names
If you haven't found the answer to your question on this page, try the [Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) FAQ]. Users of MIT-owned computers can request a copy of Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) via:

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October 13, 2016

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