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[February 11, 2013]

ThreatMetrix Chief Technology Officer Named to BankInfoSecurity Board of Advisers

San Jose, CA, Feb 11, 2013 ( via COMTEX) -- ThreatMetrix(TM), the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, has been named to the BankInfoSecurity Board of Advisers to contribute his expert opinion on the growing cybersecurity threats to the financial industry. Published by Information Security Media Group (ISMG), BankInfoSecurity specializes in covering news that helps security leaders make critical decisions regarding their clients' information security.

"Cybercrime is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to keep up with the latest threats to financial institutions," said Baumhof. "BankInfoSecurity keeps industry leaders informed and up-to-date on how to best protect themselves and their customers. I'm pleased to lend my expertise to make sure financial service organizations are best prepared for the cybersecurity threats that will arise in 2013." As a board member, Baumhof will help guide the publication's coverage of security, fraud, privacy, risk management and other key issues. He will also regularly contribute expert insight about regulatory compliance, the current threat landscape and news coverage, as well as risk management strategies and security technologies.

With more than a decade of cybersecurity experience, Baumhof most recently served as executive director, CEO and co-founder of TrustDefender - an Australian-based provider of security and fraud detection technologies prior to its acquisition by ThreatMetrix. He also previously served as a co-founder and chief technology officer of Mircodasys Inc., and developed the first SSL proxy. He has patents pending in Europe and the U.S. for his cybersecurity innovations.

Resources Video: "The Mobile Threat Landscape" Video: "Cyber Crime at Banking and Financial Institutions" Video: "Risks Associated with Bring-Your-Own Device" Webinar: The Online Fraud Arms Race: Strengthening Defenses Against Escalating Threats" About ISMG Information Security Media Group (ISMG) publishes BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, InfoRiskToday, DataBreachToday and CareersInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

About ThreatMetrix ThreatMetrix is the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix(TM) 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(TM) ID, which is cloud-based, real-time device identification, malware protection with TrustDefender(TM) Cloud and TrustDefender(TM) Client, as well as TrustDefender(TM) 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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