IDShield, a leading North American provider of identity monitoring, theft protection and restoration technology and services for individuals and families, has been recognized as a Best Identity Theft Protection Company of 2020 by U.S. News & World Report’s 360 Reviews team.
U.S. News’ online guide features in-depth information on choosing an identity theft protection company and covers a range of topics, from plan-specific options to cost and product features.
“It’s an honor for IDShield to be selected as a Best Identity Theft Protection Company by U.S. News & World Report,” said Scott Grissom, SVP and Chief Product Officer for LegalShield and IDShield. “We live in digital world and as data breaches continue to wreak havoc on both businesses and consumers, we find it more important than ever to deliver a product that utilizes state-of-the-art technology and services to protect the identity, privacy and assets of our clients.”
U.S. News evaluated identity theft protection companies based on consumer needs, including cost, monitoring tools and technical features. U.S. News’ 360 Reviews team applied an unbiased methodology that includes professional ratings and reviews, consumer ratings and reviews and research comparing identity theft protection services from the top companies.
A pioneer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is North America’s leading provider of legal safeguards and one of the leading providers of identity theft protection, for individuals, families and small businesses. The 46-year-old company protects nearly 5 million U.S. and Canadian consumers and small businesses. IDShield provides identity theft protection to one million individuals. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses. And 34,000 companies offer LegalShield and IDShield plans to their employees as a voluntary benefit. Both legal and identity theft plans start for less than $25 per month.
LegalShield’s legal plans provide access to qualified law firms and their attorneys with an average of 22 years of experience in family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself websites, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and all provinces and territories in Canada that members can engage at a fraction of typical law firm hourly rates.
IDShield provides identity monitoring and restoration services and is the only identity theft protection company armed with a team of licensed private investigators on call to restore a member’s identity.
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