The recent disclosure that criminals illegally obtained personal information from ChoicePoint Inc. is prompting the company to take action to improve the security of its insurance databases.Although no insurance-related information was stolen, ChoicePoint executives say, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based company intends to establish new auditing procedures and implement other measures to ensure that a similar policy breach will not occur for databases that house insurance information.

ChoicePoint executives are confident that the company's current procedures are adequate-given the fact that no insurance data has been pilfered since the company began collecting auto claims data in 1987.

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