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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Americans Want Banks To Spy On Their Accounts

With identity theft being one of the greatest risks faced by most Americans, it's no wonder that nine out of ten Americans said that they want their banks to monitor their accounts. Credit card companies already watch for suspicious behavior and consumers are pushing for banks to do the same.

From using a stronger authentication system to contacting the customer when anything unusual happens, consumers agreed that banks should up their security. In come software and programs to meet that need with resellers and technicians servicing the systems.

RSA Security, the company who did the survey, is heavily pushing their program, SecurID. As consumers become more concerned, there will be more opportunities for new software and more resellers in the market. Learn more about Americans' concerns in the full article (link above).

Submitted by Computer Consulting 101