Welcome to Security Theater…


From the things that make you go hmm…. department:



http://personal.fidelity.com/misc/buffers/coming-soon-identity.shtml.cvsr
Choose a question like “In what city was your high school?” then enter the answer. This kind of information gives us a way to identify you that someone else won’t know or be able to fake.


In this century, I find the claim that this “significantly improves your online security” rather dubious. In the pre-2000 days before social networks and massive free databases, maybe this might have been more useful.

Comments (1)

  1. Steve Clay says:

    We require a 20 character minimum password containing mixed case letters, numbers, and upper ASCII symbols. … You may alternately access your account by answering this security question: "What is your name?"