Digital Identity

Digital Transformation and the Opportunity for Insurance Brands

Memo from Amazon to the U.S. insurance industry: Wake up and smell the opportunity. And, as it turns out, digital transformation and digital identity might just be the keys to taking advantage of what lies ahead. In what’s viewed by...

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Armen Najarian
Posted February 16, 2018
Cybersecurity

Protecting the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

For those looking at investing in cryptocurrency, it can seem like a high-stakes game of Snakes and Ladders (…or Chutes and Ladders as it is known in the U.S.). As Forbes reports, swings of 10 percent or greater in the...

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Lizzie Clitheroe
Posted February 15, 2018
Digital Identity

The Rise of Digital Identity

When I joined ThreatMetrix in 2008, my team had a clear objective – to enable companies to safely transact online and gain control of their brand experience. Back then (as it still is today), identity on the Web was broken....

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Reed Taussig
Posted February 12, 2018
Cybercrime

Central and Eastern Europe: A Growing Cybercrime Hub

For the first time ever, Russia has emerged as one of the Top 5 attack originators in the world, according to the Q4 2017 Cybercrime Report from ThreatMetrix. But its former republics and allies could soon give this new cybercrime...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted February 8, 2018
Fraud Prevention

Machine Learning Techniques for Fraud Analytics, Part 1

Fraud analytics is an endless game of cat and mouse, but machine learning just might be the tool to help fraud professionals win this game. In the financial services world, fraudsters must be faster and smarter than the slowest bank...

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Mike Nathan
Posted February 7, 2018
Digital Identity

Disruption and Other Threats to Business Growth in 2018

If there were still any doubts that 2018 would be a year of disruption in even the most insulated of industries, they were long gone before January was even over. Suddenly, there are at least three not-so-hidden reasons why the...

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Armen Najarian
Posted February 5, 2018
Payment Fraud

The Unintended Consequences of PSD2

With PSD2 now officially in force, a new study finds 48 percent of major retailers in the UK have no idea what the directive is, let alone what it means to their business. Titled, “Unaware, Unprepared and Paralyzed: Retailer Readiness...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted January 30, 2018
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix and LexisNexis Risk Solutions: The Next Chapter in Identity

I am delighted to report that ThreatMetrix has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions (a RELX Group company ) in an all-cash offer of $830 million.

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Frank Teruel
Posted January 29, 2018
Digital Identity

Why You Need ‘The Network Effect’ in 2018

Cybercriminals are using the network effect to their advantage. Isn’t it time digital businesses did the same? That’s a point I drive home at many industry conferences and in interviews with the press—especially when the topic is digital identity and...

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Armen Najarian
Posted January 24, 2018
Payment Fraud

PSD2 and Screen Scraping: Adjusting to a New Reality

Recently put into force throughout the European Union, the Revised Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) just might be the most disruptive payments law ever devised. But, aside from launching a new era in open banking, PSD2 also takes on a...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted January 22, 2018
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