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ThreatMetrix Chief Products Officer Alisdair Faulkner to Present at Experian Vision 2010 Conference

Posted April 27, 2010

LOS ALTOS, CA. – April 28, 2010 –ThreatMetrix™, a fast growing provider of fraud detection solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced that Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix will be presenting at Experian’s Vision 2010 Conference, May 2 – 5, at the Wild Horse Pass Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

Faulkner will present alongside Keir Breitenfeld of Experian and Tim Webb of Chase Card Services on “Risk-Based Authentication: Improving Performance with New Methodologies.”

Faulkner is a noted industry expert in issues relating to online fraud, device identification, cybercrime, identity theft, information security and networking technology. He is a frequent industry speaker appearing before such forums as the Anti-Phishing Working Group and CyberSource Payment Summit. He has appeared on BBC online news commenting on cybercrime and is a past winner of the DEMOgod award for technology innovation and is a co-author of the “ThreatMetrix Labs Reports.

Sponsored by Experian, the leading global information services company, the Vision Conference brings together various segments of the financial services industry including credit unions, collections, utilities, telecommunications, technology, insurance, automotive, manufacturing, mortgage, e-commerce, government, and banks of all sizes.

WHAT: Vision 2010 Conference

WHEN: May 2 – 5, 2010

WHERE: Wild Horse Pass Resort, Phoenix, Arizona

Faulkner’s presentation will focus on how device identification (“fingerprinting”) is a new method for authenticating customers. The ThreatMetrix Fraud Network – which incorporates device identification – also helps online businesses verify new accounts, authorize payments and transactions and authenticate user logins in real-time without relying on personally identifiable information (PII).

Key benefits of the ThreatMetrix Fraud Network include:

  • Save time and money: verify customers, authorize transactions and authenticate users.
  • Use device intelligence to group transactions from a single computer over multiple visits to a company’s website, or group transactions by characteristics such as the ISP and location.
  • See risk in the global context using the ThreatMetrix Fraud Network of worldwide devices and web transactions.
  • Flexible risk engine with customizable risk scoring optimized for social networks.

About Experian

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company®, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying more than 20 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,000 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 include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain and lower fraud and operational costs. The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government and insurance.

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