Identity Theft Protection Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Identity Theft Protection Services Market Research Report | Technology | Computer Services | Apr 2016

Identity crisis: High-profile data breaches spur moderate demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Identity Theft Protection Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Intersections Inc. Intersections Inc. market share
LifeLock LifeLock market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Identity Theft Protection Services industry has experienced slow but steady growth over the past five years, driven by the economic recovery, the introduction of m-commerce and the rise of e-commerce and social media. Additionally, high-profile data breaches in recent years have raised awareness of identity theft protection and spurred greater demand for industry services. As the internet becomes increasingly important in financial transactions, and as more and more personal information comes to be stored on mobile phones, the industry is expected to continue its moderate expansion over the next five years. Over this period, however, industry operators may face more stringent regulation in response to alleged misrepresentations of their services.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Identity Theft Protection Services industry, which provides monitoring and insurance services, among other preventative and corrective support, to its clients, has contracted over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to have fallen at an average annual rate of 1.1% to $2.6 billion in the five years to 2016, including expected growth of just 0.1% in 2016 alone. Over the period, some high-profile data breaches, such as the 2014 hacks against Sony Entertainment, have pushed information security further into the foreground of public consciousness. This has made the public more aware of the dangers of identity protection, expanding demand for the type of monitoring services offered by industry operators... purchase to read more


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What is the Identity Theft Protection Services Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily provide software and services aimed at reducing the risk of identity theft from online or electronic media. Firms frequently use monitoring software to track unauthorized use of credit and other personal information.

Industry Products
Credit card number protectionDebit card number protectionSocial security number protectionChecking account number protection
Industry Activities
Credit monitoringIdentity theft threat assessmentIdentity theft responseIdentity theft insurance

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