ThreatMetrix, The Digital Identity Company, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet.

Our innovative approach to digital identity is transforming digital businesses globally

ThreatMetrix verifies more than 20 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,500 customers globally through the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network.

ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches.

Key benefits from ThreatMetrix solutions include improved customer experience, reduced friction and revenue gain, while lowering fraud and operational costs.

Company History

ThreatMetrix has been operating since 2009 from its Silicon Valley headquarters, and in 2012 acquired TrustDefender to add anti-malware capabilities to its device identification security foundation.

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Executive Management

  • Reed Taussig, President and CEO
  • Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer
  • Armen Najarian, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Andreas Baumhof, Chief Technology Officer
  • Frank Teruel, Chief Financial Officer
  • Phil Steffora, Chief Security Officer and SVP Technical Operations
  • Pascal Podvin, SVP Field Operations
  • John Lindner, VP Americas Sales
  • Larry Venter, VP Customer Engagement


  • Adam Street Partners
  • August Capital
  • CM Capital Investments
  • In-Q-Tel
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Technology Venture Partners
  • Tenaya Capital
  • U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)

Board of Directors

  • Reed Taussig, President & CEO, ThreatMetrix
  • Mark Gill, Partner, Talu Ventures
  • Rick Lewis, General Partner, USVP
  • Vivek Mehra, Partner, August Capital
  • Mike Zappert, Partner, Adams Street Partners
  • Rhonda MacLean, CEO, MacLean Risk Partners, LLC
  • Steven Boutelle, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Retired)
  • David Jones, Entrepreneur

Company Facts

  • Website:
  • Founded: 2009
  • Customers: 4,500
  • Volume: 2 billion transactions per month
  • Headquarter: San Jose, CA
  • Employees: 200 globally
  • Funding: $56.35M in equity financing

Industries Served

  • eCommerce
  • Banking and Brokerage
  • Payments and Lending
  • Media
  • Insurance
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Government

ThreatMetrix Technology

  • Solutions: Fraud Prevention, Authentication, Threat Detection
  • Technology:
    • ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network®
    • Digital Identity Intelligence
    • Dynamic Decision Platform
    • Digital Identity Graph®
  • Patents: ThreatMetrix has been awarded 11 patents with several more pending.

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Global Offices

  • San Jose, California, United States (HQ)
  • New York, United States
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Paris, France
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Munich, Germany
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Hong Kong, China

More information

Company Overview:

Digital Identity Graph:

Annual Summit:

Data Centers

Sacramento, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Reykjavik


Global partner ecosystem including resellers, technology OEMs and global systems integrators.

Key partners include: ACI, Asseco, Cardinal Commerce, CyberSource, Deloitte, First Data, FIS, Fujisoft, LexisNexis, nets, Paysafe and Worldpay.

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ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report

Due to the sheer volume of transactions that ThreatMetrix is analyzing on a daily basis, they are able to determine global, regional and industry-specific trends in cybercrime, fraud and payments. On a quarterly basis, key learning points from the period are packaged into a detailed report. The Cybercrime Report is based upon actual cybercrime attacks, which were detected during real-time analysis and interdiction of fraudulent online payments, logins and new account applications.
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