Dell Data Breach Affects 49 Million Customers

Dell Data Breach Affects 49 Million Customers Dell recently announced its investigation into a data breach exposing the personal information of more than 49 million customers. If you have purchased a Dell product in the past seven years, your information is likely exposed on the dark web.  According to Bitdefender, Dell began emailing those affected on [...]

New IDIQ Report Finds Staggering Surge of Spear Phishing and Utility Payment Fraud

– Identity Theft Restoration Cases Up By 62%  – TEMECULA, Calif. – April 25, 2024 – IDIQ®, a financial intelligence company that empowers consumers to take everyday action to control their financial well-being, featuring the flagship IdentityIQ® brand, today released its IdentityIQ 2023 Scam Report, identifying identity theft trends from 2023 and predictions for [...]

IDIQ Launches New Data-Driven Platform CreditBuilderIQ to Place Credit-Building Tools in the Hands of Consumers

– Smart software empowers individuals to take action to reach credit goals  – TEMECULA, Calif. – April 16, 2024 – IDIQ®, a financial intelligence company that empowers consumers to take everyday action to control their financial well-being, announced today the launch of CreditBuilderIQSM, a game-changing platform giving individuals the tools needed to establish, manage, [...]

IDIQ MAKES INC. 5000 LIST OF THE PACIFIC REGION’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES

– IDIQ earns its third spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 Regionals List with a three-year revenue growth of 81%  – Temecula, California, Feb. 27, 2024 – IDIQ®, a financial intelligence company that protects and strengthens consumers’ long-term financial health, has earned the rank of No.136 on Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 Regionals List for [...]

IDIQ Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer Michael Scheumack Joins the Identity Theft Resource Center’s Alliance for Identity Resilience Advisory Board

– IDIQ leadership to play a crucial role in advising the ITRC on combatting identity theft crime – TEMECULA, CA – December 13, 2023 – IDIQ®, a leader in financial and identity protection, announced today that Michael Scheumack, IDIQ chief marketing and innovation officer, will be joining the Identity Theft Resource Center’s (ITRC) newly [...]

How to Help Avoid Holiday Scams This Season

Scammers take advantage of those who want to give during the holiday season, warns Credit & Debt CEO Jeff Mandel in an interview with LiveNOW from Fox. Credit & Debt is a financial planning brand under parent company IDIQ, which offers industry-leading identity theft protection and credit monitoring products through their IdentityIQ and MyScoreIQ [...]

IDIQ Executive Leadership Joins San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence Board of Directors

– Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer Michael Scheumack will represent the company on the CCOE Board, furthering the company’s mission to combat and educate businesses and consumers on identity theft, financial and cybersecurity threats– Temecula, CA, Oct. 31, 2023 – IDIQ®, a leader in financial and identity protection, today announced it has joined the board [...]

Scott Hermann, CEO of IDIQ, Joins Entryway’s National Board of Directors

– Hermann brings his expertise in financial services, data security and analytics to further advance the national nonprofit's mission of assisting families with gaining economic independence– VIENNA, VA – October 26, 2023 – Entryway, a workforce development, employment and housing program, announced today that Scott Hermann, Chief Executive Officer of IDIQ, has joined its [...]

IDIQ Partners with Nationally Recognized Non-Profit Entryway

– IDIQ product offerings and expertise will be leveraged to support Entryway participants on the road to financial stability – Temecula, California, Sept. 5, 2023 – IDIQ – a leading provider of identity theft protection, credit report monitoring and financial wellness – today announced its five-star alliance partnership with the nonprofit organization Entryway (formerly Shelters [...]

IdentityIQ Scam Report Reveals Shocking Stats on AI Social Engineering

AI social engineering scams are on the rise, according to IDIQ Chief Innovation Officer Michael Scheumack. “AI-based social engineering scams, which were at a high percentage last year, are up 100% this year for us,” Scheumack said. IdentityIQ, a trusted identity theft and credit monitoring brand under IDIQ, recently came out with its 2022 [...]

IDIQ Makes the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for the Fourth Consecutive Year

– Company Gains Momentum with 303% Three-Year Revenue Growth – Temecula, CA, Aug. 15, 2023– After releasing two industry reports highlighting identity theft trends and helping more than 3 million members, IDIQ is recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in America with a spot on the 2023 Inc. 5000 List.   The company, an [...]

‘The Scariest Thing I Have Ever Seen’: Cybersecurity Expert Calls Out Emerging Threat of AI Voice Cloning Scams

AI voice cloning scams are the newest growing threat to your identity, according to cybersecurity expert Scott Hermann. “This is, without hesitation, the scariest thing I have ever seen,” said Hermann, the founder and CEO of IdentityIQ, a top-rated financial and identity theft protection company. Hermann recently spoke with Fox News about the growing [...]

IdentityIQ Releases Report on Newest Scams to Target Your Identity

– The report shows payment app fraud and the theft of personal documents increasing along with the rise of AI voice cloning scams – Temecula, CA, June 27, 2023 – IDIQ®, a leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring featuring the flagship IdentityIQ® brand, today released a proprietary report reviewing identity theft trends from [...]

IDIQ Joins Identity Theft Resource Center in Releasing New Report on Trends in Identity Theft and Scams

– The report highlights 80% of victims had their identity compromised due to a scam – Temecula, CA, May 17, 2023 – IDIQ®, a leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring featuring the flagship IdentityIQ® brand, has partnered with the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization established to support victims [...]

IDIQ’s Credit & Debt Launches New Mobile App Experience

—New personal finance application designed to empower individuals to take control of their money and reach personal financial goals with access to free financial coaching — Temecula, California, May 2, 2023 – Credit & Debt®, an IDIQ® company, announced the launch of its new mobile application today. The Credit & Debt app is designed [...]

IDIQ Announces IdentityIQ App with Real-Time Alerts for Security at Your Fingertips

— Mobile app designed to empower consumers to protect themselves from personal security threats — Temecula, California, April 26, 2023 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, encourages consumers to use its IdentityIQ app to receive the best-rated monitoring and alerts in the industry to help protect their [...]

IDIQ Earns Great Place to Work Certification

–  IDIQ celebrates prestigious designation after independent assessment shows 91% of employees agree IDIQ is a great place to work –  Temecula, Calif — IDIQ®, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, has earned the Great Place to Work® certification. The prestigious honor is based entirely on what current employees say [...]

IDIQ Wins Prestigious Gold Stevie® Award for Customer Service Department of The Year

—IDIQ Customer Care Department Has Been Recognized as Best in the Industry for Consumer Products and Services — Temecula, California, March 14, 2023 – IDIQ®, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, has earned the prestigious Gold Stevie® Award as the Customer Service Department of the Year. The Stevie Awards are [...]

IDIQ Makes Inc. 5000 List Of The Pacific Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

—IDIQ earns its second spot on the prestigious Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 Regionals List, ranking No. 69 with a three-year revenue growth of 283% — Temecula, California, Feb. 28, 2023 – IDIQ®, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, has earned the rank of No. 69 on Inc. Magazine’s third annual [...]

Global Marketing Leader Pam El Joins the IDIQ Board of Directors

-Veteran marketer brings decades of experience working with billion-dollar brands such as the NBA, Nationwide Financial and State Farm to IDIQ- Temecula, CA, Feb. 15, 2023— IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, today announced the appointment of Pam El, a marketing veteran and former executive vice president and chief [...]

IDIQ Partners with Three National Tax Associations to Bring Awareness of Increasing Identity Theft Risks Heading into Tax Season

-The partnerships will provide educational resources and protection against identity theft for tax professionals and their clients- TEMECULA, CA, January 24, 2023 – IDIQ®, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, today announced its partnerships with three major national tax associations to bring awareness to the dangers and problems of identity theft, [...]

LifeLock Data Breach Compromises Thousands! Learn How to Help Protect Your Online Identity

Recently, thousands of Norton LifeLock customer accounts were compromised in a data breach. Criminal hackers attempted to break into Norton LifeLock customer accounts and possible password managers, meaning they might have gained access to customers’ usernames, passwords and other personal information. The company reports credential stuffing as the likely culprit for the attack.  Credential [...]

IDIQ Named a 2022 Winner for Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness

-Program honors companies that promote employee well-being, worksite health and wellness- TEMECULA, CA., (Dec. 6, 2022) — IDIQ®, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, has been named a 2022 winner for Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® by the National Association for Business Resources. The Best and Brightest in Wellness celebrates [...]

IDIQ Acquires Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

Acquisition expands IDIQ family of brands and offerings with individual and group pre-paid legal plans Temecula, California, October 27, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, today announces its acquisition of Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. (Countrywide). A long-standing IDIQ partner, Countrywide is a leading provider of voluntary [...]

IDIQ Names Veteran Michael Scheumack Chief Marketing Officer

Temecula, California, October 11, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, has named Michael Scheumack to the role of chief marketing officer. With more than 20 years of experience in marketing and technology along with more than a decade spent in the financial and credit services industries, [...]

Surya Pochareddy Named Head of M&A and Strategy at IDIQ

New Role Further Develops Company’s Strategic Growth Across Identity and Credit Solutions Temecula, California, Sept. 14, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, has named Surya Pochareddy to the role of executive vice president, head of M&A and strategy. In this new role, Pochareddy is responsible for spearheading [...]

IDIQ® Makes The 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List Of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

—For 3rd year in a row, IDIQ earns a spot on the Inc. 5000 List, ranking No. 1036 with a three-year revenue growth of 615% — Temecula, California, August 16, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, achieved the rank of No. 1036 on the 2022 Inc. [...]

Beth Cheeseman Kearney Named General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of IDIQ

  —New role continues company strategic growth plans —  Temecula, California, July 27, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, has named Beth Cheeseman Kearney to the role of general counsel and chief compliance officer. In this new role, Beth Cheeseman Kearney is responsible for managing legal [...]

IDIQ Announces Partnership with Updater to Bring Resident-Link Rent Reporting to Millions of Consumers

— Company to utilize relocation technology platform for rent reporting service — Temecula, California, June 22, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, today announces a new strategic partnership with Updater, the leading relocation technology platform in the multi-family housing industry. This new partnership allows IDIQ to bring [...]

IDIQ Names 3 Industry Veterans to Grow Resident-Link Product Offering

—Company adds new executive and sales leadership for product focused on credit reporting of rental payments—  Temecula, California, June 14, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, announces three veterans in the multi-family and credit industries have joined the company to help lead the company’s newly-acquired Resident-Link product [...]

IDIQ Announces Acquisition of Credit & Debt

—Company adds fintech and financial education company to suite of member services—  Temecula, California, June 7, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit report monitoring, today announces its acquisition of Credit Swag Ventures, Inc., which does business as Credit & Debt and operates the website https://creditanddebt.org. The Credit & [...]

IDIQ Continues Growth Trajectory with New Office in Tampa, Florida

—Location serves as third call center for fully U.S.-based workforce— Temecula, California, April 26, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, announced today the opening of its new office in Tampa, Florida, to serve as a strategic hub for call center operations. The new space, located on Eisenhower Boulevard, [...]

IDIQ Announces Appointment of Bryan Sullivan as Chief Operating and Financial Officer

— Seasoned Business Leader Joins IDIQ to Scale Explosive Growth —   Temecula, California, April 5, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft protection and credit monitoring, announces the appointment of Bryan Sullivan to the company’s top operating and financial role. Sullivan officially joined the company this past May, and brings more [...]

IDIQ Announces Acquisition of Resident-Link

 —Company adds credit reporting of rental payment history to suite of services—  Temecula, California, February 15, 2022 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft and credit report monitoring, today announces its acquisition of Resident-Link™, a service for the rental community to allow consumers access to help build and establish their credit. IDIQ has [...]

IDIQ Names Patrick Glennon Chief Technology Officer

—Technology is central to company growth and product roadmap— Temecula, California, Dec. 8, 2021 – IDIQ, an industry leader in credit report and identity theft monitoring, has selected Patrick Glennon to lead technology and security at the company. Recent growth and an aggressive product roadmap accelerated the need for a chief technology officer. IDIQ [...]

IDIQ Names Industry Veteran Damian Bushnell Chief Product Officer

The company’s recent growth necessitates new roles and responsibilities for leadership   Temecula, California, Nov. 16, 2021 – IDIQ, an industry leader in identity theft and credit report monitoring, has named Damian Bushnell the company’s new chief product officer. Bushnell first joined IDIQ in 2012 as the senior vice president for product, project and [...]

IDIQ® Makes the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for Second Consecutive Year

Temecula, California; August 17, 2021 – IDIQ®, a leader in the identity theft and credit monitoring industry and producer of IdentityIQ® and MyScoreIQ® brands, announced today it achieved the rank of No. 722 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. This is the second consecutive year IDIQ has been recognized [...]

IDIQ Names John Bauer President and Chief Revenue Officer

Temecula, California, April 20, 2021 – IDIQ, an industry leader in credit report and identity theft monitoring, has named John Bauer to the role of president and chief revenue officer. In his new role, Bauer is responsible for managing the inorganic and organic revenue growth for the company, including reaching competitive markets within the [...]

IDIQ Earns Spot on Inc. Magazine’s List of California’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Temecula, California, March 22, 2021 – Inc. magazine has announced that IDIQ® is No. 86 on its second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: California List, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing California-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the [...]

Corsair Capital Acquires Majority Stake in IDIQ®

Investment to Accelerate Growth of Leading Identity Theft and Credit Protection Company   New York – December 16, 2020 – Corsair Capital LLC (“Corsair”), one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services, today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in IDIQ®, a tech-enabled leader in credit report [...]

IDIQ Ranks on Inc. 5000 List as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in America

IDIQ®, an industry leader in credit report and identity theft monitoring, has earned a coveted spot on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. IDIQ received the rank of No. 94 in the Consumer Products & Services category and No. 1,079 overall on the Inc. magazine list with [...]

IDIQ® Offers Identity Theft Protection for 3 Months Free for Those Impacted by COVID-19

Temecula, California, July 1, 2020 – IDIQ®, the company behind the credit report and identity theft monitoring IdentityIQ® brand, announced today an offer of three months at no cost and then 50% off each following month of its industry-leading services to those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Hermann, IDIQ CEO, said the three-months-free [...]

Memorial Day Celebration Includes 25% of Credit and ID Theft Protection for Military and Veterans

This Memorial Day we celebrate active duty and veteran military members for the sacrifices they’ve made for our country with 25% off credit and identity theft protection. These services are especially important as active duty and veteran military members are a group at highest risk for identity theft. Because of long deployments and the [...]

IDIQ launches DataBreachIQ services to help businesses prepare, manage data breaches

Temecula, California, May 12, 2020 – IDIQ, the company behind the credit and identity theft monitoring IdentityIQ® brand, today launched DataBreachIQ® services to help businesses prepare and manage data security breaches. The new service comes at a time when businesses are experiencing an unprecedented number of data breaches, including at the Small Business Administration [...]

IDIQ CEO to Offer Identity-Theft Protection Tips on ‘Modern Living With kathy ireland’

The television show “Modern Living with kathy ireland®” is featuring the expertise of IDIQ® CEO Scott Hermann, one of the nation’s leading specialists in credit monitoring, identity theft protection and data breach management, in an interview set to air at 7:30 a.m. (EST) and 7:30 a.m. (PST) on Feb. 27 on WE tv. During [...]

IDIQ CEO Brings Identity Theft Protection Expertise to ‘The Balancing Act’ Show on Lifetime

Learn more about the importance of identity theft protection from Scott Hermann – CEO of IDIQ and one of the nation’s leading experts in credit monitoring, identity theft protection and data breaches – during “The Balancing Act” morning show airing Feb. 10 and Feb. 20 on the Lifetime network. Hermann is bringing the expertise he [...]

Actress Bella Thorne turns to IdentityIQ services after recent hacking incident

Temecula, California, July 22, 2019 – Actress Bella Thorne now has IDIQ℠, the company behind the credit and identity theft monitoring IdentityIQ℠ brand, to protect her identity after a recent hacking incident exposed her personal information and photos. As an actress, director, rapper, and best-selling author, Thorne has amassed a social media following in the [...]

IDIQ earns Stevie Award as one of the best places to work in the world

Temecula, California, 21, 2019 – Credit and identity theft monitoring company IDIQ has been recognized as one of the best places to work worldwide with a Stevie® Award for Great Employers. IDIQ℠ has earned a finalist spot in this year’s Stevie Award competition and will be honored with a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie [...]

IDIQ Offers Military Discount for IdentityIQ Credit, Identity Theft Monitoring Services

Temecula, California, July 17, 2019 – IDIQ, the company behind the credit and identity theft monitoring IdentityIQ℠ brand, is now offering 25% off for active duty and veteran military members – a group especially at risk for identity theft. Scott Hermann, co-owner and CEO of IDIQ, said the discount is not only a way to [...]

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