LifeLock® VS Equifax

When 11.1 million Americans become victims of identity theft in a single year, you know it’s time to take protecting your identity more seriously. So, you start your research, and you realize very quickly that researching identity theft protection services is like sipping from a water hydrant.

Don’t get discouraged. We’ve put together comparisons of the most highly rated services in the industry to make your work easier. Generally, identity theft protection strategies are based on a model of comprehensive services, or one of basic credit monitoring. Examples of these models are LifeLock® and credit reporting agency Equifax.

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LifeLock® VS Trusted ID

Maybe it was the most recent data breach news, or maybe it was a conversation with a co-worker who’s fighting to correct his credit record. Whatever the reason, now that you’ve decided to enroll in an identity theft protection service, you need some facts.

Two of the most comprehensive and highly-rated services are LifeLock® and TrustedID. But you’re going to have to make a choice, so here’s a concise comparison of LifeLock® and TrustedID.

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LifeLock® vs. IdentityTruth

Identity theft sometimes begins thousands of miles away when hackers in Eastern Europe or Asia penetrate an American corporation’s under-protected servers, stealing millions of account records. Later, the hackers will sell the names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, bank account and credit card information on the Internet.

If you’ve been involved in a data breach, suddenly even those faraway attacks can hit close to home, and millions of people have already chosen to enroll in identity theft protection services.

We’ve researched the top-rated services, including LifeLock® and IdentityTruth, and compared their products, strategies and prices. Your security begins here and now—with information.

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LifeLock® VS Intelius

Some say identity theft protection services use scare tactics to sell their products … who needs it, right?

When more than 11 million people become identity theft victims in a single year, and when data breaches compromise 280 million records in a single year, the answer to the question of who needs identity theft protection service is: everyone. Those numbers came from Javelin Strategy and Research and Verizon Business, not some identity theft service. If you’ve been thinking about getting identity theft protection, think about that.

We’ve put together some information about LifeLock®, an identity theft service with more than 1.6 million members, and Intelius, a public records data company that specializes in background checks for employers and users of online-dating services, and identity theft protection.

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LifeLock® VS Truston

Some people are proactive, trying to head off trouble and protect themselves from it; others are reactive, waiting until trouble strikes and then cleaning up the mess as best they can. Fortunately, there are identity theft protection services for both kinds of people.

We compared services of some of the most highly regarded identity theft services available. One of them—LifeLock®—is for people who would rather avoid trouble. The other service—Truston—is for consumers who have already become identity theft victims, and provides them with DIY guides to walk them through the initial steps of reporting the crime and keep track of the tasks they’ve completed and those yet to be done.

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LifeLock® VS Debix

Most of what’s written about identity theft services is hype. However, if you’re looking trying to choose a plan from among an increasing crowded marketplace, you need cold, hard facts. In this comparison, we’ll look at LifeLock® and one of its competitors, Debix. (more…)

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