Identity Guard® Review
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Get Protected Free for 30 Days
You can choose from three levels of identity and fraud protection from Identity Guard for free for 30 days. Once you see how thoroughly and professionally they monitor your personal information, chances are you’ll want to let Identity Guard continue protecting what you’ve worked so hard to build. Your identity is more than just your name, it’s a unique part of who you are, and they treat every customer like a unique person, too.
All About Identity Guard®
Your membership with Identity Guard is built on their unique Monitor‚ Protect & Recover system. They monitor and keep track of your personal and financial information on a daily basis, so when any suspicious or unusual activity occurs, they immediately notice something out of the ordinary. You can select how you want to be alerted – by phone, email, text or through their mobile app – so you get the most up-to-date information regardless of your whereabouts. Plus, new IBM Watson cognitive computing technology makes Identity Guard more powerful than ever.
Protecting your identity means more than just covering the keypad when you swipe your debit card or shredding your junk mail (although those are both good practices). Most identity theft occurs online these days, and it’s no surprise given the amount of personal information the average internet user shares over the web. Whether you’re logging on to your bank’s website from your PC, accessing your email from your smartphone or paying bills from your laptop, you want to make sure prying eyes can’t see what you’re sending.
Identity Guard has a suite of software tools is designed to help you secure your personal information so that it stays out of the hands of identity thieves. Anti-virus software keeps your computer safe from spyware and computer viruses and keeps hackers from accessing your computer when you connect to an unsecured network. Keystroke encryption technology conceals what you type so you can more safely browse the internet. Password protection securely stores all of your login and password information in a virtual vault to give you secure‚ one-click access to your online shopping‚ bank and other accounts.
If you ever do find yourself a victim of identity theft or even a lost wallet, Identity Guard will work tirelessly to recover your information so you can stop worrying and get back to your life in no time. Their experts are on hand to guide you through everything you need to do from canceling credit cards to getting new, secure accounts set up. They also provide up to $1 million in identity theft insurance for expenses that result from identity theft, and their lost wallet protection service can get you access to up to $2,000 from your accounts while you wait for your bank to sort things out.
Identity Guard offers three tiers of protection to fit your personal needs on an individual, couple and family level.
Each plan offers:
- 30-Day Free Trial
- Social Security Monitoring
- Online "Black Market" Monitoring
- ID Verification Alerts
- 3-Bureau Credit Monitoring
- Credit Scores*
- Identity Theft Assistance
- $1 Million Identity Theft Insurance
If you choose Identity Guard Premier, IBM's cognitive computing system Watson will help personalize and customize your protection. Watson will single out incidents of potential identity theft that are most relevant to you. You'll receive pro-active alerts, so you are able to get ahead of any malicious intent. The sooner you know about a potential threat, the sooner you can stop it.
Why Customers Choose Identity Guard®
Identity Guard is proactive about protecting your identity, and that means you’re less likely to fall victim to identity theft or fraud. Customers love the personal attention they get when they contact Identity Guard, plus you can even protect your kids from identity theft (something that often goes undetected for a long time) with the Identity Guard kID Sure protection plan.
*The scores you receive with Identity Guard® are provided for educational purposes to help you understand your credit. They are calculated using the information contained in your Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit files. Lenders use many different credit scoring systems, and the scores you receive with Identity Guard are not the same scores used by lenders to evaluate your credit.
Credit scores are provided by CreditXpert based on data from the credit reporting bureaus.