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ThreatMetrix Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2013 International

Posted July 31, 2013

San Jose, CA – (July 31, 2013 )

ThreatMetrix Continues its Growth with the Recent Launch of the ThreatMetrix Global Trust Intelligence Network

ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announces it has been named the Gold winner in the “Most Innovative Company of the Year” category for the Best in Biz Awards 2013 International, an independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

More than 150 public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy from more than 25 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards’ International’s inaugural program. Best in Biz Awards 2013 International honors are conferred in a wide range of categories, including Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Enterprise Product of the Year, Small/Medium Business Product of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year and Film or Video of the Year.

“Recognition as the gold winner in the ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ category serves as validation of our continued growth and innovation,” said Bert Rankin, chief marketing officer, ThreatMetrix. “In the cybersecurity industry, you must innovate to succeed, as it’s an ongoing challenge for businesses to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals. Innovation is infused in our company culture and it’s the driving force that has led to our rapid growth, customer adoption and marketplace leadership.”

ThreatMetrix’s ability to innovate and scale was most recently demonstrated by the introduction of the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network, the most comprehensive repository of information available for screening prior transactions and site visitors, authenticating customers and remote employee access. This Big Data intelligence network provides insight into positive and negative behavior and threat data for devices and online personas without compromising privacy or convenience. The Network offers the first and only real-time screen for online visitors using collaborative intelligence from thousands of websites and transactions.

In 2012, ThreatMetrix was awarded the following patents from the United States Patent Office to support its continued innovation:

• U.S. Patent 8,141,148: “Method and System for Tracking Machines on a Network Using Fuzzy GUID Technology”

• U.S. Patent 8,176,178: “Method for Tracking Machines on a Network Using Multivariable Fingerprinting of Passively Available Information”

These patents complement ThreatMetrix’s rich heritage of innovation that includes:

• 2012: VPN, phishing, and scripting attack detection

• 2012: Integrate device identification and malware protection into a single product

• 2012: Persona ID, enhanced identity intelligence and mobile SDK

• 2011: Full encryption of customer data using private keys

• 2011: ThreatMetrix SmartID™ and ThreatMetrix ExactID™

• 2008: Customer-accessible rules engine

• 2007: Proxy piercing and global device identification

• 2005: Ability to identify active botnets and command and control centers in real-time

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013 International, visit:

About Best in Biz Awards

Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 North American program, until the final entry deadline on September 20, 2013. Any organization from any industry in North America may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the International program, visit:

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix is the fastest-growing provider of integrated web fraud and cybersecurity solutions. The ThreatMetrix Platform helps companies prevent unauthorized access to web and mobile applications, protect sensitive data, and secure transactions against account takeover, payment fraud, identity spoofing, malware, and data breaches. ThreatMetrix protects more than 1,500 customers and 9,000 websites across a variety of industries, including financial services, enterprise, e-commerce, payments, social networks, government, and insurance. For more information, visit or call 1-408-200-5755.

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