Additional Info

Company size (employees)500 to 999
Type of solutionService


IDShield, a PPLSI cybersecurity brand, exists to empower a better tomorrow with identity theft solutions, privacy, and reputation management services for individuals and families. Led by PPLSI CEO Jeff Bell, IDShield made significant strides in 2021 across every facet of the business – from key leadership hires to new product offerings and an acquisition – that continue to transform the 50-year-old company into the legal and privacy management enterprise of the future.

IDShield is the most comprehensive identity theft protection service available regardless of a member’s choice to protect themselves, their family, or the number of credit bureaus that monitor their account. IDShield’s best-in-class service provides continuous monitoring, unlimited recovery of a member’s identity in the case it is compromised, and education about identity theft.

IDShield expanded their portfolio of security products and services with IDShield for Business. The cyberattack protection program offers companies with little or no IT personnel a comprehensive, affordable way to mitigate risk and recover from a cyberattack with vulnerability scans, remote technical assistance, emergency service response and a $100,000 cyber-protection plan.

Named Best for Families and Best Overall by Forbes (2021), Best for Restoration by (2021), and recipient of the Cyber Security Excellence Gold Award (2021), IDShield offers plans customized to meet individuals’ online security needs with one-on-one consultation by professionals at the touch of a button. Today, IDShield is helping over a million members navigate the conveniences and challenges of modern life without giving up their privacy.

How we are different

Continuous Monitoring: IDShield comprehensively monitors a member’s identity from every angle, not just Social Security, credit cards, and bank accounts. Members have access to a full range of features including dark web and internet monitoring, auto monitoring, financial threshold account monitoring, child monitoring for those under 17 years of age, public and court record monitoring, and more. Aside from identity monitoring, IDShield takes it a step further with features that not only protect members but also organize their online presence. This includes solicitation reduction, deleting data brokers, anti-bullying protection, medical data reports, and more.

24/7 Protection and Alerts: From scanning and monitoring social media accounts for reputation-damaging images and harmful content, to providing a VPN, malware protection and password manager, IDShield offers the peace of mind needed in today’s digital world. Cloud-based AI technology delivers highly effective and proactive protection against ever-evolving malware infections and never-before-seen attacks. Members are alerted 24/7 via email or push notifications through the industry-leading IDShield app at the first sign of suspicious activity.

Unlimited Identity Consultation: IDShield makes protection personal by offering personalized, one-on-one consultation for managing online reputation and helping members navigate the conveniences and challenges of modern life–without giving up their privacy. Investigators are available to discuss the latest information on current identity theft trends, provide best practices for secure financial transactions, offer tips on consumer privacy, and discuss how to safely shop and communicate online. There is no limit. Members get as much consultation time as needed. No other competitor offers this benefit.