Digital Identity

Digital Identity and Biometrics: A Powerful Combination

Digital identity combined with biometrics can be a highly effective part of a mobile strategy designed to not only help financial organizations meet PSD2 requirements, but also grow profitably and eliminate risk from online transactions.

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted April 20, 2018
Digital Identity

Building a Stronger Digital Identity

Those of us who have been immersed in developing digital identity-based solutions to protect online businesses from the ever-present threat of cybercrime know that the phrase “There’s strength in numbers” has never been so true. And, judging by the number...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted April 18, 2018
Digital Identity

Synthetic Identity Fraud: The Growing Threat and How to Stop It

Synthetic identity is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity fraud. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, a record $355 million in outstanding credit card debt is now owed by people who didn’t even exist as recently as...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted April 10, 2018
Digital Identity

Identity Is the New Currency: Radio Interview

Cybercriminals and fraudsters have moved beyond simply making purchases with stolen credit card information. Instead, they are focusing on using identity data from the myriad of breaches around the globe for much larger gains. Through such tactics as identity farming...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted March 6, 2018
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix and LexisNexis Risk Solutions: The Next Chapter in Identity

I am delighted to report that ThreatMetrix has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions (a RELX Group company ) in an all-cash offer of $830 million.

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted January 29, 2018
Digital Identity

Can Digital Identity Solve the Government’s Custom Software Problem?

With an eye toward overhauling the federal government’s aging technology infrastructure, President Trump has officially signed the Modernizing Government Technology Act into law. But, in the age of digital identity and customer-centric online services, Washington D.C. may have to give...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted January 8, 2018
Digital Identity

Online Gaming Fraud and Other Threats to a Growing Industry

Online gaming fraud could put a damper on a rapidly growing industry. But, advanced authentication technologies could be the ace in the hole that these businesses need. The global online gambling market is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2021....

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 27, 2017
Digital Identity

Beyond Digital Identity: 2018 Predictions

When it comes to digital identity, cybercrime and the state of the digital economy, it looks to be a bumpy 2018. Not that 2017 was a big party. Whether it was WannaCry, NotPetya, stolen NSA cyber-weapons or the mother of...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 6, 2017
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
Digital Identity

Identity Fraud: Keeping Digital ID Cards and Citizens Safe

A potential security flaw in the digital identification cards issued to citizens in Estonia as part of a massive digital transformation effort has put that country’s reputation, as well as the identity of its citizens, in jeopardy — and could...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 21, 2017
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