Despite its unparalleled efforts to protect consumer information, the financial services industry has often been targeted by consumers and legislators engaged in the nation's privacy debate.

Even more frustrating to the industry, the issue that consumers most often cite in surveys conducted for the American Bankers Association on privacy matters is fear of stolen identities, which bankers are helpless to prevent - or are they?

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