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EZShield Aligns with Personal Information Security Provider IdentityForce to Form Sontiq.

M2 EQUITYBITES-July 2, 2019-EZShield Aligns with Personal Information Security Provider IdentityForce to Form Sontiq


2 July 2019 - Maryland, US-based digital identity theft protection and mobile cybersecurity provider EZShield has combined with Massachusetts, US-based personal information security provider IdentityForce under the name Sontiq to deliver intelligent identity security, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sontiq will unite both companies into one firm that can meet the evolving identity security needs of all of the audiences both companies serve from consumers and partners to businesses of all sizes.

Both EZShield's and IdentityForce's products will continue to evolve with up-to-the-minute capabilities for a world that is increasingly connected and vulnerable to fraud.

Sontiq's Intelligent Identity Security solutions focus on protecting every component of an identity in the highly volatile digital world where security incidents, cyber threats, and data breaches are the norm.

Sontiq, headquartered in Maryland, is a high-tech security and identity protection company arming businesses and consumers with award-winning products built to protect what matters most.

EZShield, a portfolio company of The Wicks Group, merged with IdentityForce, and became known as EZShield + IdentityForce.

For a combined 60 years, EZShield and IdentityForce have helped individuals, enterprises of all sizes, and trusted partners protect what matters most, through secure, digital identity protection and resolution services that enhance customer relationships, while adding value to existing products.

The Wicks Group is a private investment firm based in New York City that invests in lower middle market information businesses that create and deliver niche content and services to the business, consumer and education markets.

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