A staggering 16.7 million consumers have already felt the jarring impact of identity theft. Scott Hermann, CEO of IdentityIQ, appears on Modern Living with kathy ireland® to discuss what happens when someone’s identity is stolen and how consumers can protect themselves against data robbery and financial devastation.

IdentityIQ’s comprehensive platform includes multiple components, each chosen with efficacy and security in mind. Users can track their credit via 12 reports per year, each sourced from the top three credit bureaus, and use a credit score simulator to project score changes depending on personal financial activity. The service also monitors the dark web and flags suspicious posts that may include stolen information, such as Social Security numbers and bank account details. Add in other key elements, such as assistant with identity restoration and family protection, and IdentityIQ delivers a powerhouse of protection in one affordable package.