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ID Watchdog Announces Partnership With Smartsupport Network to Protect Consumers at Risk of Identity Theft
Dec 12, 2011 (04:12 PM EST)
DENVER, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/-- ID Watchdog Inc. (TSX.V: IDW, OTC: IDWAF), provider of identity monitoring and preservation tools, today announced its newest partnership with SmartSupport Network, a service providing remote resolution for most PC technical issues, including infection removal, trouble shooting and maintenance, and device and software support. The new service will target consumers utilizing SmartSupport Network's infection removal services, as these individuals are at an increased risk of identity theft as a result of their device's security being compromised.
SmartSupport Network and ID Watchdog are dedicated to protecting consumers across online activities and beyond the PC. This partnership will offer an added layer of protection to those who are at a higher risk of identity theft.
"Our customers are often individuals who have fallen victim to viruses, malware or spyware, so we are always looking for ways to limit the damaging impacts of these infections," said Daniel A. Scaduto, CEO, SmartSupport Network. "This partnership with ID Watchdog does just that by offering an added layer of protection to consumers."
As part of the agreement, ID Watchdog's identity monitoring and preservation tools will be offered directly to SmartSupport Network customers whose devices are infected with viruses, malware or spyware. Once a customers signs up, they will be able to routinely monitor for critical changes in their credit report and personal information with alerts and resolution services provided at no additional cost.
"ID Watchdog believes that knowledge and vigilance are the greatest preventers of identity theft," said Michael Greene, CEO, ID Watchdog. "This partnership not only allows us to provide our services directly to consumers who are most at risk, but also enables us to thwart fraudulent use of their personal information."
About SmartSupport Network
As computers grow more sophisticated, the job of keeping them running properly and threat-free becomes increasingly difficult. The challenge facing users is not finding help, but finding the correct help. With SmartSupport Network, the right technical support is just a click or call away. SmartSupport Network signifies value and quality by providing a guaranteed resolution for any computer related technical problem. From threat removal to optimization, SmartSupport Network offers the tools and personnel to fix the problem and protect your information.
SmartSupport Network is located in Boca Raton, FL and has been offering PC protection and infection removal solutions for over 20 years. We provide premium services with US based certified technicians. For more information, please contact us at www.smartsupport.com.
About ID Watchdog
ID Watchdog and its partners provide consumers with identity monitoring and preservation tools that provide the only real protection against identity theft: active knowledge about your online identity. Using these tools, consumers watch their credit reports and receive warnings about significant changes as first alerts to possible identity theft. ID Watchdog and its partners empower consumers to play a role in defending their online identity by remaining vigilant about changes to and inaccuracies in their credit reports and resolving any issues that do arise with the help of personal information agents.
ID Watchdog (TSX.V: IDW, OTC: IDWAF) was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. All of the Company's services have been developed with input from industry experts; national consumer advocacy groups; federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; consumer protection agencies; and adhere to guidelines published by the Consumer Federation of America. For more information, please visit www.IDWatchdog.com.
SOURCE ID Watchdog Inc.