UK ID fraud start-up Garlik has signed a major distribution deal with life assistance firm CPP Group.
CPP, which boasts 10 million customers across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, will provide Garlik services within future identity protection product releases.
This marks the first large scale deal to distribute Garlik's debut product, DataPatrol Advanced, which uses Web technology to help consumers track their personal data across more than four billion web pages, millions of public records and commercial databases as well as geo-demographic data and a subscriber's credit profile.
Sid Mouncey, head of identity protection of CPP, states: "By partnering with Garlik, we are able to offer our customers an even better protection against identity theft. It is vital CPP stay ahead of the ID fraudsters and this partnership helps us offer our customers confidence that their identities are not being abused online.