troubleshooting Question

Storing Social Security Numbers

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Evan CutlerFlag for United States of America asked on
ASP.NETEncryptionMicrosoft SQL Server
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Greetings,
I'm being asked to create a web-faced database storing PII and Privacy Act 1974 (same coverage?) information such as Social Security Numbers (SSN's).

I firmly believe (as with everyone else) that SSN's should not be stored in the clear.  They should be stored using Hash-246 or better.  I am more than open to wisdom on this method.

But my real question is output.  If my client wants to derive a report based on said individual, and needs the SSN to show up on the report, how do I get it back out of Hash and send it to the report?

thanks.
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