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Most Workers Trust that Employers Protect Personal Info

Eighty-eight percent of employees are confident their company protects their personal information from identity theft, according to a survey by the American Payroll Association.

The survey found that employees are confident in the current methods used by employers to secure sensitive information such as social security numbers, wages and salaries, and bank account numbers.

The online survey by the APA asked respondents: "How confident are you that your employer adequately protects your vital personal information from data breaches/identity theft?"

Nearly 40,000 of the 45,180 respondents indicated they were either confident or very confident that their employer adequately protects their personal information.

The "survey was held in conjunction with APA's annual public awareness campaign, National Payroll Week (NPW), held annually the week of Labor Day.

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