When you experience identity theft, you know how much trouble it causes in your life. Someone stealing your information from the Internet is as bad as someone stealing your wallet, if not worse.
When you travel a lot for your job, your laptop is probably your best friend. It goes everywhere with you, you use it to communicate with people, check in for flights, confirm meetings, and conduct all aspects of your business.
Lax security measures at Bank of America and Chase potentially put those banks' credit card holders at risk for identity theft.