Verizon Launches ‘Digital Security Pro’

To help high-speed subs ward off hackers and cyber-sleuths, Verizon Communications has launched Digital Security Pro, a service that costs $10 per month that combines services from LifeLock and McAfee.

The service, offered to Fios Internet other Verizon high-speed customers, aims to protect a customer’s online identify, shield them from malware and viruses along with access to a set of parental control tools.  Among that group, Verizon said McAfee’s security component lets customers manage and monitor devices from a centralized location.

Verizon is also offering additional adult and child subscriptions to LifeLock.

"We created Digital Security Pro so customers can spend less time worrying, and more time enjoying, what technology and the Internet have to offer," Susan Retta, vice president of consumer marketing at Verizon, said in a statement. "Digital Security Pro unifies virus protection, ID monitoring, and device management in one product giving customers the management tools needed to face online threats."