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ThreatMetrix To Host Aite Group Webinar – “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013”

Posted February 7, 2013

Session Will Detail How Financial Institutions Can Prepare Their Cybercrime Prevention Strategies

San Jose, CA – February 7, 2013 – ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced its upcoming webinar with Aite Group titled, “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013.” Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, and Julie Conroy, research director, Aite Group, an independent research and advisory firm focused on the financial services industry, will host the webinar on Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST

Unique strains of malware topped 100 million in 2012, and the growth continues at an accelerated pace. Financial institutions must protect themselves and their customers with a layered approach to online fraud mitigation, without degrading the online experience for the customer.

“Fraudsters, hackers and cybercriminals are improving their methods for account takeover and compromised identities that target financial institutions’ customers and employees,” said Baumhof. “Knowing the emerging threats to watch for can help savvy financial institutions prepare their cybercrime prevention strategies and tactics and adhere to FFIEC authentication guidance.”

This free, 60-minute webinar will focus on the following:

• Why you should be worried about mobile payments

• The evolution of corporate account takeover attacks

• How the BYOD trend threatens security of employees and customers

• What you can do to detect bots, malware and phishing

• Mitigating threats from distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attacks

WHAT: “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013”

WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST

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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