Services like AllClear ID and ProtectMyID.com actively scan for threats to your identity's security. As a member, you receive:
- Monthly reports of the status of your identity
- Immediate alerts if any questionable activity shows up
- Assessment tools to help to determine your level of risk
- “Lost Wallet” services to help in the event your wallet is lost or stolen
Take the security of your identity seriously. At this point it isn’t a question of "if" your identity will be compromised, it’s “when.” So make use of all the tools available and educate yourself on how to stay secure.
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