SOURCE: ThreatMetrix


May 09, 2011 06:00 ET

ThreatMetrix to Exhibit at 2011 Merchant Risk Council European e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference

European Merchants Find Themselves Under the Same Relentless Pressure From Fraudsters as Their U.S. Counterparts

LOS ALTOS, CA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - ThreatMetrix™, the fastest growing provider of cloud-based fraud prevention solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the 2011 Merchant Risk Council (MRC) e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference, May 18 - 20, at the Melia Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.

The MRC is the leading organization in North America for managing payments, preventing fraud and promoting secure e-commerce. Working with online and multichannel merchants, payment processors, credit card issuers, payment brands, risk management experts and law enforcement, the MRC's goal is to make the Internet a safer and more profitable place to do business.

The MRC works directly with a core group of globally-known European merchants and industry leaders in building the foundation of MRC Europe including Canon, Carphone Warehouse, eDreams, Eurostar, Ezetop,, Nike, Philips,, SonyStyle, Symantec, Tesco and Tommy Hilfiger.

ThreatMetrix will be featuring the ThreatMetrix™ Cloud-Based Fraud Prevention Platform which on a daily basis profiles over 15 million devices and screens hundreds of thousands of fraudulent transactions. ThreatMetrix serves hundreds of customers in e-commerce, financial services, payments, social networking/Web 2.0, affiliate marketing and government.

"European merchants find themselves under the same relentless pressure from fraudsters as their U.S. counterparts," said Bert Rankin, vice president of marketing, ThreatMetrix. "ThreatMetrix has made significant investments in Europe to help companies in their fight against online fraud including opening a European headquarters office in The Hague, The Netherlands, securing certification as being compliant with the United States -- European Union (EU) Safe Harbor Framework, and opening a data center in the United Kingdom."

ThreatMetrix will exhibit at the 2011 Merchant Risk Council e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference

May 18 - 20, 2011

Hotel Melia, Barcelona, Spain

The ThreatMetrix Cloud-Based Fraud Prevention Platform incorporates ThreatMetrix SmartID™ cookieless device identification and enhanced mobile authentication that makes it easy for banks, merchants, online businesses, payment gateways and payment providers to detect and screen for fraud.

Conference attendees can learn about the comprehensive new platform that helps companies fight online fraud during account creation, login authentication and payment authorization, regardless of the device. New features of the platform include:

  • Enterprise risk engine
  • Global network intelligence
  • Queue management
  • Customizable alerting
  • Online portal and dashboard for transaction monitoring and link analysis
  • Bulletproof security and privacy protection

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About The Merchant Risk Council

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) is a merchant-led trade association focused on electronic commerce risk and payments globally. The MRC leads industry networking, education, benchmarking and advocacy programs to make electronic commerce more efficient, safe and profitable. For more information, visit

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix helps companies stop web fraud and accelerate e-commerce in real-time so they can significantly reduce online fraud, acquire more customers faster, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. The ThreatMetrix Cloud-Based Fraud Prevention Platform, incorporating ThreatMetrix SmartID™ cookieless device identification, provides online businesses with the ability to protect themselves and their customers by verifying new accounts, authorizing payments and transactionsand authenticating user logins in real-time. Online businesses can deploy the ThreatMetrix Cloud-based Fraud Prevention Platform, which does not rely on personally identifiable information (PII), for traditional online activity via a personal computer as well as for mobile and tablet devices. The company serves a rapidly growing customer base 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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