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Digital Identity

Identity Verification and the Social Security Number: Is There a Future?

They are just nine little digits, but they have become some of the most important numbers in the digital economy – at least when it comes to identity verification. In the U.S., the Social Security number has become the de...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted December 5, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention: Three “Singles Day” Lessons for Online Retailers

Memo to online retailers: We’re all “Singles” now. With Singles Day 2017 set to shatter last year’s record of $17.8 billion in online sales, the dynamics fueling its success offer key lessons for every retailer looking to achieve revenue growth...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 10, 2017
Cybercrime

Data Breaches: Fresh Ammunition for Cybercriminals Drives Increase in Cyberattacks

Data breaches have become a common fact of life in the digital economy. But recent months have seen data breaches on a scale that has dominated even mainstream news. For digital citizens, these breaches result in a flurry of activity...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 7, 2017
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix ID: The Digital Identity Journey

According to Big Bang theory, the entire universe has been on an evolutionary journey for the past 13.8 billion years. Thankfully, the evolutionary journey for our latest breakthrough, ThreatMetrix ID™, didn’t take quite as long – only nine years. But,...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 16, 2017
Digital Identity

No Better Time for Digital Identities

It is no secret that we live in a post-data breach world. A simple glimpse at the news serves as a sobering reminder of this fact. One of the most recent breaches, which targeted Equifax, is getting quite a bit...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 10, 2017
Digital Identity

Identity Proofing: A Holistic Solution for Financial Institutions

One of the foundational challenges that financial services institutions face is understanding who is actually on the other end of a transaction. The solution to this dilemma, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, is a holistic approach that understands the...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 4, 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
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
Cybercrime

Back-to-School Marks Open Season on Online Retailers

Three types of people tend to look forward to the new school year — parents, retailers and the cybercriminals who target them. It’s pretty clear why this time of year matters to retailers. Back-to-school is retail’s second biggest season, and...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 14, 2017
Cybersecurity

Game of Threats: The Rising Tide of Cyberattacks on the Video Streaming Industry

Sharing is caring – at least when it comes to helping those less fortunate. But, when it comes to streaming video services, a more apt phrase would be…sharing is troublesome. While sharing login credentials for streaming video services, such as...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 7, 2017
Alisdair Faulkner

Alisdair Faulkner

Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix

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