Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix ID: A Game Changer for the Digital Economy

As your business traverses through the digital economy, you will be presented with compelling new revenue streams and customer engagement opportunities. But the ever-increasing presence and sophistication of cybercrime necessitates a better way of authenticating customers. At ThreatMetrix, we believe...

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Reed Taussig
Posted September 19, 2017
Digital Identity

Digital Identity Summit 2017: Defining the Future of Identity

You can’t tell where you are going, unless you know where you have been. This old English proverb rings especially true for me today as we open our Digital Identity Summit 2017: The Currency of Trust in San Francisco. The...

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Armen Najarian
Posted September 18, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Cyber Threats on Open APIs and Other PSD2 Hurdles

Legal wrangling and a little something called Brexit are throwing speed bumps into the race to implement PSD2. But new questions around cyber threats against APIs have some wondering if things could soon take a turn for the worst. In...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted September 15, 2017
Data Breach

Equifax Cyberattack Underscores Dangers in Post-Breach World

News of a massive cyberattack on one of the three major U.S. credit bureaus is adding urgency to a long-running crisis that’s shaping up into a perfect storm for fraud. According to Equifax, the hack it disclosed last week includes...

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Armen Najarian
Posted September 13, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Inside Threat: Today’s Extended Workforce and Surprising New Risks to Your Brand

In a recent Marketing Milestones podcast, I was interviewed about the ever-changing role of the CMO. Among the topics I discussed was the importance of having good metrics to get your arms around the business, as well as the need...

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Armen Najarian
Posted September 11, 2017
Payment Fraud Risk-Based Authentication

PSD2: As Deadline Looms, Focus Shifts to Consumers

Much has been made about the affect the upcoming PSD2 regulations will have on businesses in the European financial services industry. But, sometimes lost in all of the discussion is just how this modernization will ultimately affect consumers. PSD2, of...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted September 7, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Playing for Keeps: Fraudsters Targeting Virtual Worlds and Online Gaming

The gaming sector’s good fortunes are making it a prime target for the kind of sophisticated cyberattacks once reserved for online banks and retailers. Propelled by advances in mobile and virtual reality, the burgeoning world of first-person shooters and massively...

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Andreas Baumhof
Posted September 5, 2017
Cybercrime

Cybercrime Report: Emerging Digital Business Models Becoming New Targets

According to the Q2 2017 Cybercrime Report from ThreatMetrix, cyberattacks hit an all-time high, at 144 million, from April through June of this year. That’s up 100 percent from 2015, putting worldwide losses from cybercrime on track to top $6...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted August 30, 2017
Digital Identity

Machine Learning: A Real-World Case for a Clear-Box Approach

Machine learning has been gaining a lot of momentum lately, as security and risk professionals see it as a valuable tool in their cybersecurity arsenal. However, this wave of enthusiasm might recede as quickly as it arrived. That could be,...

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Daniel Welch
Posted August 28, 2017
Digital Identity

Digital Identity Verification: Familiarity Breeds Content(ment)

Traditional brick-and-mortar businesses originally looked at digital channels to more efficiently reach new markets and offload transactions from the more-expensive attended channels. Many of these businesses now report that the vast majority of their transactions occur in the digital channel...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 25, 2017
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