Although most companies keep customers' credit card numbers secure, the majority fail to protect customers' other personal identification and bank account information, according to a recent survey.

Although 55% of companies follow industry standards to keep customers' credit card numbers secure, they do not apply data security measures to customers' Social Security and driver's license numbers and bank account details, according to Ponemon Institute LLC, a Traverse City, Mich., data security research firm, and Imperva Inc. of Redwood Shores, Calif., which provides data security services.

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