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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Mike Cichon
Posted April 20, 2018
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
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
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

The Network Approach to Fighting Cybercrime

Just as businesses in the digital economy have evolved over time, so have cybercriminals. They’ve followed the money and, in essence, gone corporate. The New Cybercrime Industry Cybercrime has morphed from petty thieves and lone hackers into a full-fledged global...

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Armen Najarian
Posted August 22, 2017
Risk-Based Authentication

Multifactor Authentication: No Longer Enough on Its Own

Multifactor authentication (MFA) solutions have become a popular weapon in the ongoing battle against cybercrime, as evidenced by its market forecast expected to top $12.51 billion by 2022. Yet we’ve known for many years that, on its own, MFA isn’t...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 2, 2017
Risk-Based Authentication

Risk-Based Authentication: Balancing Fraud Prevention and Customer Experience

It is the dichotomy that all digital businesses face — trying to keep the bad guys out while letting the good guys in. To accomplish this goal, security and risk professionals are turning to risk-based authentication (RBA) as a key...

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Armen Najarian
Posted July 27, 2017
Risk-Based Authentication

Risk-Based Authentication and The Evolving Threat of Account Takeover

Among the many threats facing digital businesses, account takeover (ATO) is quickly becoming a common — and troublesome — one. Forrester estimates that ATO causes at least $6.5 billion to $7 billion in annual losses across financial services, insurance, eCommerce,...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 21, 2017
Risk-Based Authentication

Forrester Wave Report: ThreatMetrix and the Revolution in Risk-Based User Authentication

Has account takeover (ATO) met its match in digital identity? With ATO attacks on the rise, a revolution in risk-based authentication (RBA) is rapidly replacing outdated password-based systems with context-aware risk analysis. At the forefront of this revolution is ThreatMetrix,...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted July 19, 2017
Digital Identity

NIST Digital Identity Guidelines: The Good and the Opportunity for Better

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has long been an authoritative reference source for authentication assurance guidance. Its latest publication, “Digital Identity Guidelines,” is no exception. The guidelines update previous standards and extend them to address identity and...

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Aidan Herbert
Posted June 19, 2017
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