San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced the availability of the ThreatMetrix® Spring 2014 Release, an extension to the company’s TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection Platform. This update delivers several new enhancements related to data collection and real-time trust analytics that help better model and differentiate between trusted users and cybercriminals.
With the Spring 2014 Release, ThreatMetrix launches a next generation, shared global intelligence solution that significantly enhances the recognition of devices, identities and behaviors across the ThreatMetrix® Global Trust Intelligence Network (The Network). The new capabilities add significantly to the types of data that are collected and analyzed to create an online persona.
“With most of today’s end users conducting business transactions online, cybercrime prevention is all about differentiating between trusted identities and potential fraudsters,” said Mustafa Rassiwala, senior director of product management, ThreatMetrix. “The Network delivers real-time intelligence that’s not available in other solutions, providing customers with consistent risk assessments of data across a global network and creating a digital persona of users by mapping their online personas and devices.”
The Spring 2014 Release enhances ThreatMetrix’s context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions through:
o Next-generation detection of true IP addresses when customers are using proxies providing a complementary solution to existing proxy-piercing technology.
o Improved font detection for more accurate device identification.
o ThreatMetrix SmartID™ upgrade, enabling additional attributes to be integrated into analysis of cookieless device identification.
o IP geo upgrade, offering more precise and granular geolocation information.
o ThreatMetrix TrustDefender™ Client upgrades, offering the power of a dedicated endpoint protection client to real-time cybercrime prevention. With TrustDefender Client, customers can now create security posture rules with an added protective layer to their existing rules – examining the security status such as the presence or absence of security software. Additionally, the rules can examine the strength of the password used to authenticate the user on the device and presence of malware, adware, spyware and more.
“The ThreatMetrix solution is much more effective than traditional recognition capabilities because it leverages billions of data points from The Network, sharing anonymized information across business boundaries to identify patterns for authentic returning customers and cybercriminals,” said Rassiwala. “Overall, the next-generation solution from ThreatMetrix will effectively reduce friction for returning customers while keeping cybercriminals out in real time.”
ThreatMetrix builds trust on the Internet by offering market-leading advanced fraud prevention and frictionless context-based security solutions. These solutions authenticate consumer and workforce access to mission critical applications using real-time identity and access analytics that leverage the world’s largest trusted identity network.
ThreatMetrix secures enterprise applications against account takeover, payment fraud, fraudulent account registrations, malware, and data breaches. Underpinning the solution is the ThreatMetrix® Global Trust Intelligence Network, which analyzes over 500 million monthly transactions and protects more than 160 million active user accounts across 2,500 customers and 10,000 websites.
The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, enterprise, e-commerce, payments, social networks, government and insurance.
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