Call for Speakers Now Open for Digital Identity Summit 2016, ThreatMetrix' Annual Event

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Digital Identity Summit 2016 brings together the industry’s top executives and practitioners to discuss the need for new solutions, new ways of thinking, and a new ecosystem of business partners in a digital and mobile-first era.

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company™, issued today a call for speakers for its annual event, Digital Identity Summit 2016, Oct. 12-14, 2016, at the Terranea Resort and Spa in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The summit convenes like minds from leading e-commerce companies, financial institutions, government entities and more to highlight cybersecurity best practices used today as well as the strategies that will be used tomorrow.

“The Digital Identity Summit is reshaping cybersecurity and authentication for the digital and mobile-first era,” said Armen Najarian, Chief Marketing Officer, ThreatMetrix. “Fighting fraud and strengthening security in this digital age requires new solutions, new ways of thinking, and a new ecosystem of business partners. Digital Identity Summit 2016 brings together the industry’s top executives and practitioners to realize that need. This year we’re excited to expand our speaking roster to attract more experts that will deepen the conversation and strengthen the attendee experience.”

This year’s theme, Business Without Borders, will cast a spotlight on the global cross-border realities of cybersecurity and digital authentication. Former Director of the National Security Agency and retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, October 13. Submissions for other sessions are being accepted from now until 5 p.m. PT on Thursday, March 31, 2016 for the following topics:

  •     Cybersecurity
  •     Digital authentication
  •     Mobile and cross-border payments
  •     Crowdfinance
  •     Alternative payments
  •     Mobile security
  •     InfoSec and risk management
  •     Security and the IoT
  •     E-commerce/mobile commerce

Proposals should include a completed online submission form and 400-1,000-word abstract. Ideas will be evaluated by the summit team on timeliness, credibility and relevance to the audience. Approved speakers will work closely with the summit team to finalize presentations and will receive two all-access passes to the event.

Past speakers and panelists have included such notables as Mark Nelson, Senior Vice President at Visa, Garrett Goff, Head of Fraud at Netflix and Avivah Litan, Vice President at Gartner. In addition to insights from the industry’s top experts, Digital Identity Summit 2016 offers attendees product training, topical and educational sessions, in-depth demonstrations, customer case studies and networking opportunities.

To learn more about Digital Identity Summit 2016 and to submit a speaking proposal, visit


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About ThreatMetrix
ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company™, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying more than 15 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,000 customers globally through the ThreatMetrix® Digital Identity Network, ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches. Key benefits include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain, and lower fraud and operational costs. The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government, and insurance.

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