Committed to identity theft protection.

The National Council on Identity Theft Protection is dedicated to protecting American consumers and businesses from the constantly evolving threat of identity theft.

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Our three-point approach.


Education is the first line of defense against identity theft. We provide a number of free resources and guides for businesses and individuals.


There are a number of techniques and strategies that can be used to prevent identity theft and keep PII out of the wrong hands.


Constantly monitoring the dark web for personally identifiable information ensures that identity theft is prevented before it starts.

Did you know?

Losses from identity theft cost Americans $5.8 billion

The FTC received 5.7 million fraud and identity theft reports

1.4 million identity theft cases were reported to the FTC

$2.8 billion of losses were from imposter scams

$392 million of losses were from consumer online shopping