From today's Boston Business Journal:
"A national survey conducted by Staples Inc. finds that 72 percent of Americans are more concerned about identity theft today than two years ago."
Also, 52% are unsure they are doing enough to protect their identities, and 43% percent wish they had more information about how to protect their identities. The company's news release announced a new "Security by Staples" initiative to educate customers about identity theft, data loss, and Internet threats, plus how to keep identities and personal and business data safe.
If you've been reading the I've Been Mugged blog, you already know about several ways to protect your personal data. To learn more, start by reading the Advice / Tips / Solutions and Fraud Alert sections of this blog.