Credit companies promise tighter security

Tuesday, 27 September 2005, 1:05 AM EST

The big three U.S. credit reporting firms -- Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion -- promised last week that they would come up with an encryption standard all would use to protect sensitive customer data as it's moved between information providers and themselves.

By Gregg Keizer at Security Pipeline.

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