Supporting people whose information was included
The FDIC is offering credit monitoring services, identity theft insurance, and identity restoration services for two years at no cost to individuals who were potentially affected by these incidents.
The provided services include:
- Continuous identity and credit monitoring.
- Identity theft insurance, which can help to reimburse you for certain expenses incurred if your identity is stolen and you wish to restore your own identity.
- Full-service identity restoration, which helps to repair your identity if you experience fraudulent activity.
Strengthening security controls at FDIC
The FDIC regrets that these incidents occurred and has taken steps to strengthen its security controls to prevent this type of incident from recurring, including implementing a technical solution that prevents employees from downloading data to portable storage devices or other removable media.