Visa has partnered with consumer cybersecurity firm NortonLifeLock to unveil a new credit card benefit for its Visa consumer credit accountholders in the US.

The cardholders of Visa Infinite, Visa Signature or Visa Traditional credit cards will now get access to a complimentary offer and discounts NortonLifeLock’s products and services.

They can use these credit cards to buy ID Navigator Powered by NortonLifeLock, an identity theft protection solution.

LifeLock offers identity theft protection to consumers, a service now added to Visa’s card benefits platform.

The Visa credit accountholders also get complimentary access to Dark Web Monitoring, One-Bureau Credit Monitoring Alerts, Stolen Wallet Assist, and Restoration Assist features.

They can use the LifeLock Identity app to manage their account and alerts, and access special offers on additional identity theft offerings.

These include restoration features like the LifeLock Million Dollar Protection Package.

NortonLifeLock chief commercial officer Robert Clarkson said: “Taking steps to be more informed about potential threats to your identity is one of the most important things you can do to help secure your financial and digital life.

“We look forward to helping provide resources and tools that Visa accountholders need to stay vigilant as it furthers our vision to protect and empower consumers to take control of their digital lives.”

Visa North America head of product Brian Cole said: “The past year has brought tremendous change in the way people are using their Visa credit cards and associated benefits.

“Our new benefits with NortonLifeLock address some of the most requested benefits among our US accountholders and will help bring value to Visa accountholders every day, from anywhere they may be.”