National Talk Radio Host Kim Komando Recommends™ From Experian to Listeners Wanting “The Best” Identity Theft Protection

National Talk Radio Host Kim Komando Recommends™ From Experian to Listeners Wanting “The Best” Identity Theft Protection online and on-air partnership reaches audience of more than 16 million

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 16, 2009 –™, the multilayered identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution product, proudly announces that it has been selected as the recommended identity monitoring product by national radio host Kim Komando. is partnering with Komando to educate her audience of more than 16 million listeners and online subscribers about the importance of identity monitoring and protection. The partnership's mission is to educate consumers about ways to reduce their risk of identity theft and provide them with the tools to help protect themselves.

“With more than 10 million identity thefts occurring in 2008 alone1, this topic remains top-of-mind for my audience. In fact, I receive more questions about identity theft than on any other topic,” said Kim Komando, national radio host of the syndicated Kim Komando Show. “After careful review of the many identity protection products currently available, I feel very confident recommending to my listeners. Not only is it a part of Experian — one of the most trusted brands in identity protection — it provides multiple layers of identity monitoring defense, including active Internet scans, change of address notifications, daily credit report monitoring at all three bureaus and notification alerts of key changes. I truly believe that is the best identity monitoring and protection product available.”

The and Kim Komando partnership involves both on-air and online components. At the core of the online program is an ID Theft Security Center Web page located at where visitors can learn how to better protect themselves from identity theft, as well as enroll in Other elements of the partnership include on-air and online advertisements in Komando's radio program, email newsletters and Web site.

“Kim Komando’s audience trusts her expertise, and she knows that when it comes to identity theft protection, consumers need to take an active role in protecting themselves against the damaging and often long-term effects of identity theft,” said Jennifer Leuer, general manager, “Identity theft remains a very real threat, and Kim is doing a great service by educating her listeners about ways they can proactively protect themselves by using”

Identity protection in the program is $9.95 per month and includes active Internet scans that search for key indicators of potential fraudulent use of debit, credit and Social Security numbers; notification alerts that inform members when a change of address action is initiated; daily monitoring of members' credit reports at all three credit reporting companies; and access to experienced U.S. Fraud Resolution Agents.  Additionally, members can get the most comprehensive children’s identity protection through ChildSecureSM for an additional fee. The Guarantee will reimburse members for up to $1 million in related losses and expenses in the event the product fails and the member becomes a victim of identity theft, subject to limitations in the product agreement.

About is a leading, full-service provider of proactive identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution. offers comprehensive identity theft protection products supported by experienced Fraud Resolution Agents who deliver personal attention that customers can rely on. is a Web site owned by Inc., an Experian company. For more information about how helps consumers protect themselves against identity theft, please visit

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to manage their credit relationships and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2009 was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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About Kim Komando
Kim Komando hosts the nation’s largest syndicated weekend talk radio show, which airs on more than 460 prime stations nationwide. Additionally, the show broadcasts globally via the American Forces Radio Network. Komando is the recipient of the Gracie Award for best program host. Komando writes two weekly columns for USA Today and the Gannett newswire and is currently working on her ninth book. For more information, visit


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