ADA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDShield, a leading North American provider of identity monitoring, theft protection, and restoration technology and services for individuals and families, has been awarded the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for ID Theft Resolution Service – Gold Winner.
"Congratulations to IDShield for being recognized as the Gold Award Winner in the ID Theft Resolution Service category of the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards," said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that jointly produce the awards program. "With over 500 entries in more than 90 award categories, the 2020 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today's cybersecurity industry."
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition honoring individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.
“The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards’ latest recognition of IDShield and the work we are doing to provide best-in-class ID theft resolution is an honor,” said Scott Grissom, SVP and Chief Product Officer for LegalShield and IDShield. “We pride ourselves on providing our members with top-of-the-line monitoring, service, including a robust resolution and recovery offering. This process combines the use of a propriety monitoring and a scanning platform that alerts our members if any personal identifiable information is ever compromised or used nefariously. Along with our propriety monitoring platform, we’re able to leverage the resources of lawyers, accountants and our in-house licensed private investigators to restore our member’s identity to pre-theft status if any of their identifiable information is ever compromised.”
Recently IDShield was named by U.S. News & World Report’s 360 Reviews among the Best Identity Theft Protection Companies of 2020.
IDShield advocates the practice of good security hygiene to help thwart identity theft at all costs. This includes using secure passwords and changing them frequently, avoiding unfamiliar Wi-Fi networks, and taking extreme precaution when faced with possible phishing emails or suspicious phone calls. IDShield’s protection policy provides reimbursement coverage for events related to fraud, forgery, data breaches and stolen identity – all with zero deductibles.
About LegalShield and IDShield
A trailblazer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is one of North America’s largest providers of online legal subscription plans covering more than 4.375 million people. Its IDShield identity theft solution for individuals and families has more than one million members. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses. In addition, over 40,000 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 online services, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and all provinces and territories in Canada that members can access 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 to restore a member’s identity.