ThreatMetrix to Host the 2012 Fraud Fighters Summit: “Protecting Online Transactions, Accounts and Identities”
Posted August 9, 2012
Annual Summit is Largest of its Kind and Invites Industry Leaders in the Collective Fight Against Online Fraud and Cybercrime
San Jose, CA – August 9, 2012 – ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, announced today its forthcoming 2012 ThreatMetrix Fraud Fighters Summit, themed “Protecting Online Transactions, Accounts and Identities.” The second annual conference takes place Oct. 10–12 in Napa Valley, Calif. at the Silverado Resort and Spa.
The 2012 ThreatMetrix Fraud Fighters Summit is the largest of its kind and features industry leading guest speakers and presentations catered to the global fight against cybercrime. Alongside a casual atmosphere of learning and networking, attendees also have the opportunity to enjoy Napa Valley at a concluding dinner at the world-famous Culinary Institute of America.
“The Fraud Fighters Summit offers a hands-on chance for our customers and solution providers to learn and connect,” said Bert Rankin, chief marketing officer, ThreatMetrix. “This is a great opportunity to share knowledge and discuss proven strategies for our customers to protect themselves against the growing worldwide cybercrime threats. No one can fight these criminals alone, and this conference is a chance to unite, learn and improve defenses.”
The 2012 ThreatMetrix Fraud Fighters Summit features many prominent speakers, including:
• Reed Taussig, CEO, ThreatMetrix
• Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix
• Andreas Baumhof, Chief Technology Officer, ThreatMetrix
• Scott Boding, Business Leader, Fraud Solutions, CyberSource, a VISA company
• Pablo Martinez, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division, United States Secret Service
• Julie Conroy McNelley, Research Director, Aite Group
• Thomas Pageler, Executive Director, Global Security and Investigation, JPMorgan Chase
• Justin Hobart, Risk Analytics, Microsoft
• Don McNelley, Director of Fraud, Xoom
“I look forward to sharing new developments ThreatMetrix is adding to its ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform,” added Rankin. “With cybercrime changing and growing each day, we must advance even quicker than our competitors. With the acquisition of TrustDefender earlier this year, this summit will showcase what is to come with our cybercrime and defense solutions.”
Those interested in attending the 2012 ThreatMetrix Fraud Fighters Summit can visit the website to register at http://www.fraudfighterssummit.com/.
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.
Walker Sands Communications