SOURCE: TeleSign


May 01, 2012 06:00 ET

TeleSign Announces May as User Authentication Awareness Month

Authenticating Users Stops Hacks, Spam, and Identity Fraud

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - TeleSign Corporation, market leader in Internet fraud prevention and Intelligent Authentication, today announced May as User Authentication Awareness Month. TeleSign is committed to stopping online fraud and launches this awareness campaign to improve and educate consumers and businesses on the security measures taken to protect account access.

Highlights of the Month:


  • Darren Berkovitz, Co-founder and Vice President
    "Hackers have many opportunities to breach websites and user accounts because of poor security. Authentication Awareness month will show businesses that implementing additional security measures like two-factor authentication not only protects their user base but their brand reputation as well."

  • Ryan Disraeli, VP Fraud Services
    "Two-factor authentication is an integral step towards securing accounts. The volume of account takeovers is rising steadily and activating 2FA is the simplest way to thwart hackers."


About TeleSign Corporation
Every second of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign Intelligent Authentication provides an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam using the most widely deployed technology -- a user's phone. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream users in more than 200 countries, offering localization services in 87 languages. In 2011, TeleSign ranked #15 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and was named Visionary in Gartner's User Authentication Magic Quadrant.

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Contact Information

  • TeleSign Corporation
    Brenna Lenoir
    Marketing Manager