ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network — World’s Largest — Unveiled at RSA

Posted April 20, 2015

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Leveraging Global Shared Intelligence, the ThreatMetrix Digital Network Protects Customer IDs Online

Now being showcased at the RSA Conference in San Francisco (April 20-24) is the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network. As the world’s largest, the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network advances identity protection through a persona-based profile that safeguards consumers’ information, protects businesses against fraud and creates a strong digital assessment on a truly global basis.

All aspects of a person’s online devices and behavior in one unique digital identity

Including email addresses, geo-locations, devices and both personal and business personas, the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network combines the specific device and persona each individual is using at any given time and at any given place to accurately authenticate the user in real time.

Alisdair Faulkner, ThreatMetrix chief products officer, on the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network’s unique cybercrime-fighting strengths

“The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network acts as a personal digital guardian that works on business and consumers’ behalf to keep accounts, money and identity from being used in excess illegally. ThreatMetrix has built the largest digital identity network that can determine when an individual’s credentials are being used by cybercriminals in real time, which enables businesses to better understand the global footprint of stolen identities.”

Value added

Last month, ThreatMetrix announced that it now analyzes more than one billion transactions per month. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network further enhances its value by creating an anonymized digital identity of consumers based on device, persona and behavior from every transaction, account creation and account login.

Faulkner on defeating sophisticated networks of cybercriminals

“Businesses need a digital identity network to fight the sophisticated network of cybercriminals. Specifically, such a network can immunize the digital debris that comes from data breach fallouts. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network locks down identities by providing businesses with an anonymized view of their devices, personas and behaviors so identities cannot be easily spoofed by cybercriminals.”

Extending cybercrime protection by:

  • Enabling banking institutions to meet authentication guidelines— Because digital identities are the new currency powering cybercrime and cyberterrorism, banks and financial institutions in general are especially susceptible to attack. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network enables financial institutions to protect accounts against bots using stolen credentials. It detects anomalies by leveraging a global view of devices and persona behavior.
  • Extending the online identity perimeters for businesses—ThreatMetrix allows for advanced protection by leveraging the largest network of analyzed online transactions in the world. On the fraud prevention side, businesses have always looked at identities but not how these identities are used online across channels and sites. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network ensures identities are looked at as a whole. They are protected across channels without any perimeters.
  • Providing effective customer identity protection —Following data breaches and other cyberattacks, many retailers and banks offer consumers free credit monitoring. However, this is not an effective means of guarding against account takeover attacks, or transaction fraud resulting from those breaches. In the event millions of stolen identities are in use following high profile data breaches (Anthem, Home Depot and Sony for example.), the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network analyzes consumers’ digital information – including devices and behavior – in one place and flags anomalies in real time when compromised credentials are not being used by their legitimate owners.

The annual RSA conference

Executives across the security industry come together to discuss current and future concerns, and gain access to the people, content and ideas that enable them to better protect against cybercrime.

Visit ThreatMetrix at Booth #4235

ThreatMetrix will exhibit in Booth #4235, located in the North Hall, where attendees can visit to view demos and learn more from ThreatMetrix executives. Additionally, ThreatMetrix will participate in the following events during RSA Conference:

eFraud Global ForumMonday, April 20

  • Time: 8 a.m.
  • Speaker: Reed Taussig, President and CEO at ThreatMetrix
  • Topic: Global Fraud Intelligence Drives Next Generation Customer Authentication
  • Location: Intercontinental Hotel

Briefing Center Solution DemoTuesday, April 21

  • Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Speaker: Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer at ThreatMetrix
  • Topic: Protecting Enterprise Data & Critical Applications Using Context Based Authentication
  • Location: South Hall

Executive Women’s Forum Cocktail Party – Wednesday, April 22

  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • ThreatMetrix is co-sponsoring this event with Alta Associates
  • Location: W Hotel – Work Room 1 & 2

For more information on the RSA Conference, visit http://www.rsaconference.com/.

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