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September 15, 2016 08:00 ET

Just Weeks Until Heads of Cybersecurity Intelligence Present at Digital Identity Summit 2016

Limited Space Remains to Join Chief Risk, Compliance & Fraud Executives at Business Without Borders-Themed Event

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - Registration remains open for Digital Identity Summit 2016, which will be the largest and most global event in company history. Global heads of Risk, Fraud and Security from companies with U.S. and global operations are convening at the sixth-annual Summit October 12-14 at the Terranea Resort and Spa in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

This year's Summit theme, Business Without Borders, examines the existing and arising vulnerabilities of running a digital business that transcends endpoint computing devices, the transformation to a digital-first customer channel, and realities of cross-border commerce. Fraud prevention and digital identity protection remain a top concern for eCommerce, financial institutions, banking and government entities. Day-in and day-out these businesses strive to safeguard customer information, protect against fraudulent activity and build comprehensive insight into the digital lifecycle of their business.

"The reality of running a cross-border digital business is that risk is magnified on a global scale. Cross-border commerce rejection rates hover at roughly five times that of domestic transactions and global businesses must plan accordingly," said Armen Najarian chief marketing officer of ThreatMetrix. "Digital Identity Summit 2016 is designed for sharing proven best practices and building a more powerful ecosystem that can thwart the evolving threats of fraudsters. By convening some of the sharpest security-minded professionals, attendees have the perfect opportunity to learn and apply best practices now to transform their 2017 digital business strategies."

Former Director of the National Security Agency and retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander will give the keynote address "Addressing Cyber Threats in the International Environment" on Thursday, October 13. Mainstage sessions will reveal new digital identity strategies and research. Don't miss our women in technology panel "The Sophistication and Evolution of Fraud Prevention: Meet the Women on the Forefront of Digital Transformation."

To shine a spotlight on ThreatMetrix customers who are pushing the boundaries with digital identity, ThreatMetrix is launching the inaugural Digital Identity Excellence Awards. The winners, chosen by an independent group of media editors and industry analysts, will be honored the morning of Friday, October 14.

Attendees from throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific will have unprecedented access to an expansive network of thought leaders in the security industry who will speak from a vault of collective insights for reshaping cybersecurity and authentication in this digital age. And in what is sure to be a night to remember, there will be an evening gala aboard the historic ocean liner Queen Mary for a glamorous evening under a beautiful California sunset.

Digital Identity Summit 2016 is grateful for the support of its sponsors:

  • Platinum: Visa
  • Gold: CyberSource, Ping Identity and LexisNexis
  • Silver: Emailage, Neustar, Accertify and Signifyd

Additional Resources:

  • Registration remains open to attend the conference. To register, click here.

Learning More:

  • To view a Why Attend the Digital Identity Summit video from ThreatMetrix CTO Andreas Baumhof, click here.

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.

For more information, visit www.threatmetrix.com or call +1-408-200-5755. Join the cybersecurity conversation by visiting the ThreatMetrix blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook pages.

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