The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday on identity theft as it took up legislation introduced this week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who hopes to beef up federal laws and bring to everyone the protection currently enjoyed only by Californians.
The Identity Theft Assistance Center spares victims the hassle of contacting creditors individually and repeatedly having to prove their identity. By creating a rapid-response system, the center shortens the time thieves have to operate and builds evidence that can be used against them in court.
Along with bankers and consultants, BS&T asked several technology providers and experts for their views on the prospects for financial technology in the new year. The common thread among their visions: optimism.
Krispy Kreme's rise (no pun intended) and decline presents a classic cautionary tale to any organization that cares about profitable growth, brand value, business intelligence capabilities and management responsiveness (that is, every business).