Does Symantec Messaging Gateway's "Valid Social Secrity Number" Premium pattern detect the new Social Security Randomization algorithm numbers?

Article:TECH201626  |  Created: 2013-01-14  |  Updated: 2013-05-23  |  Article URL
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In June, 2011, The US Social Security Administration modified how Social Security numbers would be issued. Does the Symantec Messaging Gateway detect the SSN Randomization numbers?


This is a known issue. Currently the Social Security Number content encryption pattern does not match the extended range. This will be addressed in a future release.  Subscribe to this document to receive updates.

For additional information on the changes to the US Social Security Number format, please see the following:

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