ThreatMetrix to Host Aite Group Webinar – “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013”

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Session will detail how financial institutions can prepare their cybercrime prevention strategies.

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ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced its upcoming webinar with Aite Group titled, “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013.” Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, and Julie Conroy, research director, Aite Group, an independent research and advisory firm focused on the financial services industry, will host the webinar on Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.

Unique strains of malware topped 100 million in 2012, and the growth continues at an accelerated pace. Financial institutions must protect themselves and their customers with a layered approach to online fraud mitigation, without degrading the online experience for the customer.

“Fraudsters, hackers and cybercriminals are improving their methods for account takeover and compromised identities that target financial institutions’ customers and employees,” said Baumhof. “Knowing the emerging threats to watch for can help savvy financial institutions prepare their cybercrime prevention strategies and tactics and adhere to FFIEC authentication guidance.”

This free, 60-minute webinar will focus on the following:

  •     Why you should be worried about mobile payments
  •     The evolution of corporate account takeover attacks
  •     How the BYOD trend threatens security of employees and customers
  •     What you can do to detect bots, malware and phishing
  •     Mitigating threats from distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attacks

WHAT: “Financial Cybercrime and Online Fraud: Trends to Watch in 2013”

WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST

To register for the webinar, visit

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix is the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform helps companies protect customer data and secure transactions against fraud, malware, data breaches, as well as man-in-the browser (MitB) and Trojan attacks. The platform consists of advanced cybersecurity technologies, including TrustDefender™ ID, which is cloud-based, real-time device identification, malware protection with TrustDefender™ Cloud and TrustDefender™ Client, as well as TrustDefender™ Mobile for smartphone applications.

Recently named to the Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” listing of the top 50 start-ups in the U.S., the company serves a rapidly growing global customer base across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments, social networks, government, and insurance. For more information, visit or call 1-408-200-5755.

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