Unlimited vacation, 401K-matching and… identity compromise protections? A new survey-based research report asserts that anti-ID theft services offered as a workplace benefit can be attractive to both employees and employers.

Employers win, the report states, because workers protected by ID compromise services are less likely to waste work hours attempting to remediate a distracting and stressful personal data breach. Such offerings also present a strategic human resources advantage that can help with recruitment, employee loyalty and retention.

Jointly conducted by the non-profit Identity Theft Research Center (ITRC) and ID theft solution provider Aura Identity Guard, the survey took into account the responses of 1,505 employers who identified themselves as key organizational decision-makers, as well as 1,520 employees who have previously experienced an ID compromise.

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