SOURCE: ThreatMetrix


September 07, 2010 06:00 ET

ThreatMetrix CEO to Present at September 15 Information Security Media Group "Fight Back Against Fraud: Strategies on How to Meet the Multi-Channel Challenge" Webinar

Event to Focus on Modern Channels of Fraud and How Banking Institutions Can Prevent and Respond to Fraud

LOS ALTOS, CA--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) -  ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of fraud prevention solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced that Reed Taussig, president and CEO, ThreatMetrix, will present at the September 15 Information Security Media Group (ISMG) webinar "Fight Back Against Fraud: Strategies on How to Meet the Multi-Channel Challenge." 

The 90-minute webinar will be held at 10 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, September 15 and will be rebroadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 5 and is designed for fraud prevention and security professionals. Hosted by the ISMG, publisher of,,, and and sponsored by Experian, 41st Parameter, and ThreatMetrix, attendees will hear new insights from industry thought leaders on:

  • The multi-channel fraud threats facing financial institutions today

  • Successful strategies for mitigating these threats

  • New tactics for educating and protecting customers

  • Emerging technologies to fight fraud

Matthew Speare, senior vice president of IT at a large U.S. financial services organization, will lead a panel discussion, walking webinar attendees through an overview of the types of fraud schemes institutions such as his see every day. A select panel consisting of industry experts will discuss current trends and the threat landscape, as well as proven solutions to detect and deter fraud, includes:

  • Reed Taussig, president and CEO, ThreatMetrix

  • Kim Peretti, J.D., LL.M., CISSP, United States Department of Justice

  • Ori Eisen, founder, chairman and chief innovation officer, 41st Parameter

  • Keir Breitenfeld, senior director fraud and identity solutions, Experian Decision Analytics

"It's no secret that financial institutions are one of the most commonly targeted industries by fraudsters," said Reed Taussig, president and CEO, ThreatMetrix. "After all, to paraphrase Willie Sutton, a prolific bank robber of another era, 'it's where the money is.' In this webinar, we hope to show financial institutions how to fight back and reduce the incidence and cost of fraud, protect their customers and brand reputation."

Printable copies of the presentation and reference materials ($99 value) will be delivered to all registrants prior to the webinar. Certificates will also be issued to attendees who may use them toward obtaining continuing professional education credits. For more information or to register for the webinar go to:

To view a web-based product demo, go to:

To view a video on the ThreatMetrix Fraud Network, visit:

To read a whitepaper on the ThreatMetrix Fraud Network, visit:

About ISMG
Based in Princeton, N.J., Information Security Media Group publishes,, and, which are one-stop sites for the latest news, insights and education on the top information security issues facing U.S. financial institutions and government agencies today. Through articles, webinars, podcasts, blogs and news alerts from federal regulatory agencies such as the FDIC, GAO, NCUA, HHS, FTC and NIST, the ISMG team is committed to providing up-to-date information on the security regulations, threats, solutions, training and career trends that most impact banks, credit unions, government agencies, healthcare organizations and other related enterprises. Leading companies supporting and benefiting from these initiatives include CA, Fortify, RSA Security, Secure Computing, Symantec and VeriSign.

About ThreatMetrix
ThreatMetrix helps companies stop web fraud and enable e-commerce in real-time so they can significantly reduce online fraud, acquire more customers faster, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. The ThreatMetrix Fraud Network helps online businesses verify new accounts, authorize payments and transactions and authenticate user logins in real-time without relying on personally identifiable information (PII). ThreatMetrix profiles the device used in an online transaction so companies can determine whether the users are fraudsters or customers. ThreatMetrix device profiling goes beyond browser fingerprinting to identify the device, bypass proxies and detect the use of botnets. ThreatMetrix' simple and cost-effective software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach to implementation enables companies to get results in hours or days, rather than weeks or months. The company serves a rapidly growing customer base in the U.S. and around the world across a variety of industries including social networks (dating, gaming), financial services, e-commerce, affiliate marketing and payments. For more information, visit or call 1-650-625-1451.

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