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|Company size (employees)||500 to 999|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
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 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 Money.com (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.
PPLSI, the parent company of LegalShield and IDShield, has experienced over 50% growth in the last 3 years, and more than 2.5 million new memberships within the last 5 years. To foster continued growth and innovation, in 2021 PPLSI invested in expanding its leadership team to include a suite of first-ever positions, including Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Senior Vice President of Software Development and Engineering, and Senior Vice President of Data Engineering.
This year, IDShield announced new benefits, including a partnership with global cybersecurity company Trend Micro to offer the most advanced security protection plan on the market to combat cybercrime. New protection features use cloud-based AI technology to ensure complete, maximum security for all devices to protect against ransomware, viruses, dangerous websites, identity theft and more. PPLSI also acquired yourself.online, an industry-leading AI-based service providing privacy and reputation management tools for social media and online accounts. The acquisition will allow IDShield to continue innovating and expanding the brand’s identity, privacy, security, and reputation management capabilities for its’ million+ members.
In addition, IDShield expanded its portfolio of personal and business security products 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.