Best Identity Theft Protection Services of 2022

Our experts tested out dozens of identity monitoring services, and these options performed the best.

By Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Citations
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  2. Federal Trade Commission. (2021). Consumer Sentinel Network.
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  3. ID Theft Resource Center. (2021). Identity Theft Resource Center®’s 2020 Annual Data Breach Report Reveals 19 Percent Decrease In Breaches.
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    irs.gov/tax-professionals/tax-practitioner-guide-to-business-identity-theft