Stratfor, a publisher of global intelligence and analysis, announced that CSID, a provider of global, enterprise-level identity protection and fraud detection technologies, has been retained to assist Stratfor customers whose financial information may have been compromised by recent cyber attacks.
The attacks resulted in the unauthorized disclosure of personal information, including credit card data, of some Stratfor customers. In response, Stratfor is offering 12 months of free global identity protection coverage through, CSID’s Global ID Protector.
Customers eligible for CSID services have been sent an email from Stratfor with instructions on securing a personal identification number and how to enroll for 12 months of free identity protection with CSID. Following the 12-month period, users can renew their subscription to continue their identity protection at a discounted rate.
Utilizing CSID’s CyberAgent technology, Global ID Protector monitors criminal Web pages, chat rooms, bulletin boards and other online forums for compromised personal information. When illegal activity is detected, such as the trading or selling of personal information online, Global ID Protector will notify the subscriber and provide instructions on how to prevent further exposure, fraud and take action to restore their identity.
CSID’s Global ID Protector offers a comprehensive data breach solution that enables businesses to deploy an identity protection product to a worldwide customer base. Offering an online portal for customers to access identity alerts that can be localized by country and language, Global ID Protector is the market’s leading international data breach solution.