Security+ Question of the Week: PII


Which of the following does not represent PII?

A. Phone number
B. User name
C. Fingerprint
D. Favorite dessert


The correct answer is D.

Domain: 2.4. PII (personally identifiable information) is any data item or object which in and of itself leads back to a person. A listing of a favorite dessert, such as chocolate cake, does not itself lead back to a person. While a phone number, username, and fingerprint do indicate a specific person.

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