Sony Executive Deputy President, Kazuro Hirai, has released a video on information about the restoration of the PlayStation and Qriocity networks.
Hirai also points out that there will be increased advanced security technology, increased levels of encryption, additional firewalls and early warning systems. There will also be identity theft protection programs, depending on your region.
Once the restoration is completed, the "Welcome Back" program will be available, which consists of a 30-day free PlayStation Plus subscription.
PSN is progressively being restored throughout the States, you can watch it happen over on the <a href="PlayStation">http://blog.us.playstation.com/2011/05/14/play-on-"“-psn-restoration-begins-now/">PlayStation Blog .
Source: PlayStation Blog