Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Ada, Oklahoma, IDShield is a division of LegalShield that provides identity theft protection to millions of people. IDShield offers services to individuals and organizations across the country and is one of the nation's leading providers of legal safeguards.
- Individual and Family Plans
- Monitoring Services
- Recovery Services
- Service Guarantee
Individual and Family Plans
LegalShield IDShield offers identity protection plans for both individuals and families. The Individual plan is priced at $9.95 per month and covers one person, while the Family plan is priced at $19.95 per month and covers one person, a spouse, and up to eight children.
In order to best protect customers' identities, LegalShield IDShield provides several monitoring services, including credit monitoring, internet monitoring, financial account monitoring, and social security number monitoring. If any suspicious activity is detected, LegalShield IDShield will issue a fraud alert to the customer. The company also has the ability to perform credit freezes.
In addition to monitoring services, LegalShield IDShield also offers a number of identity restoration services to help customers in the event of theft. The company provides financial, medical, and criminal identity recovery, as well as limited power of attorney and lost wallet assistance.
LegalShield IDShield offers a $5 million service guarantee that acts as insurance by covering and reimbursing customers for expenses in the event of identity theft.
- Lack of Antivirus Software
Lack of Antivirus Software
Unfortunately, LegalShield IDShield does not provide customers with antivirus software to protect the sensitive data on their personal computers from hackers and viruses.