BEST IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION COMPANIES OF 2017

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IdentityForce

9.6/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

9.8

Price & Value

9.2

Customer Service

9.5

Miscellaneous

9.8

  • Nearly 40 years of identity protection service

  • $1 million in identity theft insurance

  • Most comprehensive identity protection (Comparison Chart)

  • IdentityForce offers a personalized identity health score

  • Computer protection tools (keylogging, anti-phishing)

LifeLock

9.3/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

9.5

Price & Value

9

Customer Service

9.5

Miscellaneous

9

  • LifeLock® plans start at $9.99

  • Provides alerts on changes to bank accounts

  • Million Dollar Protection™ Package (MDPP) for id recovery; see disclaimer ‡

  • Over 10,000 black market internet sites are monitored

  • 24/7 Live Member Support

Identity Guard

9.3/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

9

Price & Value

9.5

Customer Service

9.5

Miscellaneous

9.2

  • Trusted name for over 18 years

  • $1 million in identity theft insurance. Details in Full Review

  • Access to credit scores & alerts with mobile app

  • Two clear and competitively priced plans to choose from

  • Computer protection tools

Providers Worth Considering

Although the companies below didn't quite make our 2017 certification list, they're still worth considering.

TrustedID

8.8/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

9

Price & Value

9

Customer Service

9

Miscellaneous

8

  • Keep track of and request your medical statements

  • Trusted ID has option to include live-in family members

  • Personalized identity theft risk score

  • Lost wallet protection

Experian’s ProtectMyID

8.5/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

9

Price & Value

8

Customer Service

9

Miscellaneous

8

  • Experian’s ProtectMyID offers all-clear alerts

  • Experian credit report checked every day

  • National and credit report change of address monitoring

  • Lost wallet protection

MetLife Defender

8.4/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

8.5

Price & Value

8

Customer Service

8.5

Miscellaneous

8.5

  • Lost wallet protection

  • Cyber bullying protection available for children

  • MetLife Defender has a $5 million service guarantee

  • Child under the age of 26 can be included on your plan

ID Watchdog

8.5/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

8.5

Price & Value

9

Customer Service

8.5

Miscellaneous

8

  • ID Watchdog has advanced identity monitoring

  • NPI monitoring available for healthcare professionals

  • Monitors public records for use of Social Security number

  • Customers with pre-existing conditions can enroll

Equifax ID Patrol

8.5/10

Identity Protection & Recovery

8.5

Price & Value

8

Customer Service

9

Miscellaneous

8.5

  • Unlimited access to Equifax report with option to lock it

  • Other credit bureaus can be alerted to potential fraud

  • Monitor up to two adults and four children

  • 24/7 service

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