SOURCE: iovation


April 30, 2014 08:15 ET

iovation to Connect Global Network of Fraud Fighters at Summit

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - iovation, the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention to safeguard business reputation, will welcome fraud professionals from around the world to Portland, Oregon for iovation's Third Annual Fraud Force Summit this fall.

"We're very excited to host this event for our clients," said iovation CEO and Founder, Greg Pierson. "It's a great chance for them to meet face-to-face. These amazing professionals are part of our global community and have shared 17 million fraud and abusive events across our network." iovation has the largest database of fraud evidence that provides real-time insights about the risk a computer or mobile device poses when it connects to a client's site.

Last year's summit was attended by professionals from many different countries, and a variety of industries including finance, retail, communities, insurance, telecommunications and gaming. iovation is dedicated to offering a high standard of service and proactively partners with their clients to stop fraud.

"While iovation operates in many different industries, our issues and goals are the same. We want to stop the bad guys without causing unnecessary friction for our good customers," said Global Payments Manager, Katie Castro of online staffing platform Elance. "Meeting others at the Fraud Force Summit has provided me invaluable insight and shown me that the industry labels do not apply. Fraud is fraud and it's a burden on all of us. Let's utilize our network to stop it together."

The upcoming event will focus on trends in global fraud and cybercrime prevention, and provide networking activities in pristine Oregon forests and the foodie paradise that is Portland.

"Not all crime fighters wear a badge. At the Fraud Force Summit, I was able to connect with a diverse group of fraud managers, analysts, and enthusiasts who fight daily to eliminate fraud and abuse from cybercriminals," said Senior BI Developer, Phoenix Clarke of payments provider Rev Worldwide. "We shared tips on how to get the most out of iovation, opened the doors of communication across industries, and learned of upcoming functionality. It was an amazing experience."

"Our clients will once again have the opportunity to collaborate and share best practices at our annual summit. The in-person conversations that take place in between formal sessions, over meals and during social events are extremely valuable, and those relationships continue to grow throughout the year within our online Fraud Force Community," said Pierson.

The Fraud Force Summit takes place Sept. 14-16 at the Nines Hotel. For more information visit the event website.

About iovation
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation and real-time risk evaluation. More than 3,000 fraud managers representing global retail, financial services, insurance, social network, gaming and other companies leverage iovation's database of Internet devices and the relationships between them to determine the level of risk associated with online transactions. The company's device reputation database is the world's largest, used to protect more than 10 million transactions and stop an average of 200,000 fraudulent activities every day. The world's foremost fraud experts share intelligence, cybercrime tips and online fraud prevention techniques in iovation's Fraud Force Community, an exclusive virtual crime-fighting network. For more information, visit

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