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Silver Tail Systems

January 13, 2010 16:48 ET

Silver Tail Founder Named "APWG Thought Leader"

Recognition for Impact on Protecting Global Consumers From Online Fraud

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - The APWG named Laura Mather, Ph.D. an "APWG Thought Leader" at the fourth annual APWG eCrime Researchers Summit held in Tacoma, Washington.

Dr. Mather was recognized for her work in leading various initiatives to protect global consumers against phishing and other online threats. She has lead various initiatives including APWG's Redirect Education Page, crafting a Registrar Best Practices Document, and creating a document to assist website owners whose servers had been hacked by phishers.

"It is an honor to recognize Laura for her tremendous contributions in making the Internet a safer place," said Dave Jevans, Chairman of the APWG. "Online fraud is a global problem with hundreds of stakeholders and Laura is at the center of many communities tackling this problem."

In addition to her swashbuckling volunteer role for the APWG, Dr. Mather is also Founder and VP of Product Marketing for Silver Tail Systems, a software company that enables financial services and e-commerce companies to stop online threats targeting their websites.

About Silver Tail Systems

Silver Tail Systems provides next generation fraud prevention to protect against business logic abuse -- a rising threat costing financial institutions and e-commerce companies hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Silver Tail products use real-time behavior analysis to detect and alert on known threats and new behaviors like Man in the Browser and Zeus, then enable the business to disrupt these attacks in real-time. Founded by fraud prevention experts from eBay and PayPal, Silver Tail significantly reduces online fraud losses, protects your institution, and increases customer trust.

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