Making sure users are who they say they are is one of the unsolved problems in the Internet
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2012
IdentityMind™, an on-demand platform tracking internet identities and providing next generation risk management and anti fraud services, today announced the appointment of Dr. Taher Elgamal as Chief Identity Officer (CIdO).
“Making sure users are who they say they are is one of the unsolved problems in the Internet” said Elgamal in a statement. “With IdentityMind we have developed a technology that allows us to establish the identity in the context of an Internet payment transaction with high degree of certainty. In this new role I now have the ability to focus on working with the Industry in expanding this definition and bridging the gap between users and their Internet identities.”
“Having Taher actively involved in the industry solving the problem of Internet Identities is necessary for the future of IdentityMind and the online community. I am convinced that Taher will provide a significant contribution in this new role” said Mr Garrett Gafke, who was recently appointed IdentityMind’s President and CEO.
Dr Elgamal is a recipient of the RSA Conference 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized as the “father of SSL” the Internet security standard Secure Sockets Layer. Dr Elgamal also invented several industry and government standards in data security and digital signatures, including the Digital Signature Standard (DSS). He has held several executive roles at technology and security companies, including CTO of Tumbleweed Communications, CEO/CTO and cofounder of Securify Inc, Chief Scientist of Netscape Communications. Dr Elgamal has been awarded several patents in online security, payments and data compression.
IdentityMind™ is an on-demand platform tracking Internet identities and providing next generation risk management and anti fraud services. IdentityMind™ helps online merchants stop fraud while maximizing accepting good transactions and minimizing manual review costs. IdentityMind™ tracks Internet Identities based on its patent-pending IdentityMind eDNA™. Internet consumers are passively challenged by comparing the eDNA™ of the owner of the card to the eDNA™ observed at the time of the transaction. Identities are matched across devices, payment instruments, geolocations, etc. For more information, visit http://www.identitymind.com or email pr(at)identitymind(dot)com
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