NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year finds many consumers facing the dilemma of how to safeguard new devices from online threats. For parents there is an added concern of managing children's online activities. For everyone, 2017 brings new challenges helping to protect personal identities while sharing information and making purchases online.
Today, Verizon introduces Digital Security Pro, combining leading solutions from LifeLock and McAfee into a single offering for Fios and High Speed Internet (HSI) customers. Digital Security Pro helps protect customer identity on-line, shields multiple devices from malware and viruses at home and on-the-go, while providing protection to family members when using the internet. Features include:
- Identity Theft Protection Management: LifeLock Select gives members peace of mind with Fictitious Identity monitoring, Single Bureau Annual Credit Report, VantageScore Credit Score and Credit Monitoring and alerts†, Lost Wallet Protection and a host of additional features. LifeLock Select also includes Identity Restoration Specialist Support and LifeLock's $1M Service Guarantee‡, where LifeLock will spend up to $1M to hire the necessary experts to help fix members' identity theft issues.
- Device Security: Verizon Internet Security Suite by McAfee shields devices in the home and on-the-go with 24/7 real-time protection against the latest viruses, malware and online threats. Managing and monitoring devices is made easy from one centralized location.
- Parental Controls: Safe Family by McAfee empowers parents with visibility and simple controls to manage which websites and apps their children access to help keep kids safe online. Parents can also set timers to help limit device usage across multiple devices.
Digital Security Pro is available exclusively to Verizon customers for $10 a month. Additional adult and child subscriptions to Lifelock are also available from Verizon – complete details and pricing options can be found here.
"We created Digital Security Pro so customers can spend less time worrying, and more time enjoying, what technology and the Internet have to offer," said Susan Retta, vice president of consumer marketing at Verizon. "Digital Security Pro unifies virus protection, ID monitoring, and device management in one product giving customers the management tools needed to face online threats."
Introduction of Digital Security Pro follows the Launch of new Fios Instant Internet Service
Verizon has begun rolling out Fios Instant Internet, a new broadband service with equal upload and download speeds of 750 Mbps. Fios Instant Internet is currently available in parts of Boston, greater New York City / Northern New Jersey, Hampton Roads, VA area, Philadelphia and Richmond. Priced for consumers at $149.99 a month for standalone service and $169.99 a month for a triple-play bundle with TV and landline phone voice service, Verizon customers can order Digital Security Pro and Instant Internet today online at My Verizon or by calling 1-800-VERIZON.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of 160,900 and generated nearly $126 billion in 2016 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 114.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
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No one can prevent all identity theft.
† LifeLock does not monitor all transactions at all businesses.
‡ Service Guarantee benefits for State of New York members are provided under a Master Insurance Policy issued by State National Insurance Company. Benefits for all other members are provided under a Master Insurance Policy underwritten by United Specialty Insurance Company. Under the Service Guarantee LifeLock will spend up to $1 Million to hire experts to help your recovery. Please see the policy for terms, conditions and exclusions at LifeLock.com/legal.
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