Clarivate Analytics Completes Agreement With OpSec Security to Sell the Brand Protection Business

MarkMonitor to focus exclusively on Domains Management Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced the completion of the previously announced agreement to sell the MarkMonitor brand protection, antipiracy and antifraud business to OpSec Security, a global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions. As a result, MarkMonitor and its domain management business will continue to be an integral part of Clarivate's…

Pointer Brand Protection Announces Partnership with Market America to Help Prevent Unauthorized Online Sales

Pointer Brand Protection is excited to announce its new partnership with MarketAmerica | SHOP.COM is a global product brokerage and internet marketing company that specializes in one-to-one marketing. Through the company’s shopping website, SHOP.COM, consumers have access to over 60 million products, including Market America exclusive brands and thousands of top retail brands. Additionally, the company’s independent distributors, called UnFranchise® Owners, are provided a SHOP.COM website, unique to them, along with products…

Stepping up Domain Security in the Battle for Online Brand Protection

While locks, security, and CCTV can help deter attacks on physical premises – attacks on a brand’s online domain can be harder to guard against. A new global report commissioned by MarkMonitor shows nearly one-quarter of the world’s domains (23%) experienced a cyber attack in the last 12 months. Brand Infringement is also a growing challenge, with almost half (46%) of 700 IT, Legal and Marketing decision-makers from international organizations reporting a rise. In recent years, the creative and commercial evolution in…

DoubleVerify Announces Authentic Brand Safety Targeting for Programmatic Buyers – Securing Brand Protection and Driving Campaign…

DoubleVerify, the leading independent provider of digital media measurement software and analytics, announced the launch of its Authentic Brand Safety targeting solution for programmatic advertisers. With Authentic Brand Safety targeting advertisers can now deploy a single set of brand safety controls across multiple programmatic buying platforms. By applying unified brand safety parameters throughout the media transaction (pre- and post-bid), advertisers gain secure brand protection and substantial gains in both…

Red Points Launches New Online Brand Protection Solution to Monitor and Optimise Businesses’ Distribution Networks

Red Points, the Barcelona-based online brand protection specialist, launched a new Online Distributor Compliance (ODC) solution to help brands worldwide manage and optimise distribution agreements efficiently using technology. The new service enables businesses to proactively monitor online partner activities, harmonise distribution network and ultimately create more profitable relationships between product suppliers and distributors. The expansion of Red Points’ brand protection portfolio represents a key milestone for…

Tremor Video DSP Launches Comprehensive Three-Point Brand Protection Plan for Programmatic Video Industry

Provides Brand Safety, Combats Ad Fraud and Polices the Supply Chain at No Cost for Advertisers Tremor Video DSP, the leading programmatic video platform, announced the launch of its comprehensive three-point brand protection plan. Provided for free to the brands and agencies partnering with Tremor Video DSP, the plan’s core components include ensuring brand safety, combating ad fraud and policing the supply chain. Tremor Video DSP believes no advertiser should have to settle for bot fraud, or worse, pay for non-human…

MarkMonitor Unveils New Solution for Effective Post-GDPR Brand Protection

The Solution Enables Brands to Access the Information They Require to Combat Fraudulent or Counterfeit Activity Following the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), MarkMonitor has announced a new technological solution that is set to simplify how brands protect themselves online. The solution is an extension of MarkMonitor’s world-leading brand protection capabilities and will enable businesses to maintain effective brand protection efforts through the automated provisioning of data from…

Ansira Acquires SaaS-based Platform Brand Protection Agency (BPA)

BPA is Based in Dallas, TX, and Will Integrate Fully with the Ansira Dallas Office Ansira Partners Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Brand Protection Agency (BPA), a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels. BPA is based in Dallas, TX, and will integrate fully with the Ansira Dallas office under Adam Vandermyde, Executive Vice President of…

ValiMail Announces Availability of Automated Email Authentication Solution on SendGrid Partner Marketplace to Provide Brand Protection

ValiMail Provides Automated DMARC Enforcement To Increase Email Deliverability and Stop Email Impersonation, Protecting Brands and Delivering ROI ValiMail, the world's only provider of fully automated email authentication, announced the availability of its email authentication solution on the SendGrid Partner Marketplace. ValiMail's solution provides customers with ironclad email fraud prevention, blocks the most pernicious phishing attacks, builds customer trust and increases email deliverability.…

DoubleVerify Expands Mobile App Brand Safety Protection to Over 75 Content Categories

New Brand Safety Capabilities Expand Brand Reputation Coverage in Mobile App Environment  DoubleVerify ("DV"), the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, announced the launch of its expanded mobile app brand safety solution – augmenting quality coverage within this high-priority channel. “DV innovated mobile app brand safety in 2017, and has continued to build our coverage within this important channel,” said Matt McLaughlin, COO of DoubleVerify. “DV’s expanded solution lets…

Red Points Continues Rapid Growth with $38 Million in New Funding to Expand its Market Leadership in Brand and IP Protection

New Financing Solidifies Company's Growth Plan and Vision to Protect Brands and Consumers from Online IP Infringements Red Points, a global leader in online IP infringement detection and removal, announced that it has closed $38 million in funding, bringing the company's total capital raised to $64 million and cementing its global footprint in the online brand protection space. The round was led by Summit Partners, with additional participation from existing investors Northzone, Mangrove, Eight Roads Ventures and Banco…

4A’s Advertiser Protection Bureau Delivers Brand Suitability Framework and Brand Safety Floor in Move to Help Advertisers Assess Risk

Brand Safety Floor Included in Media Rating Council's Newly Released Supplemental Guidance on Content Level Context and Brand Safety Ad Verification The 4A's, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies, released two critical resources developed to strengthen current contextual brand safety practices. The two documents – a Brand Safety Floor and a Brand Suitability Framework – are designed to help agencies, advertisers, publishers, platforms, and ad verification vendors develop brand by brand…

Rakuten Marketing Announces Whitepaper on Global Data Protection Regulation; Offers Specific Recommendations for Brand Marketers

The Whitepaper Also Provides GDPR Guidance Specifically for Advertisers and Publishers to Support Consumer Privacy Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables marketers to profit through digital marketing, today announced the release of its latest industry whitepaper titled Consent Based Digital Advertising. The document educates advertisers and marketers on potential business implications of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Developed as part of Rakuten Marketing ongoing…

Gismart Launches a Brand New Game Exclusively on Snapchat

In partnership with Snap, Gismart is launching a real-time multiplayer game Color Galaxy on Snapchat platform. The game was exclusively created for Snap Games. In Color Galaxy, players can conquer the planets with friends on Snapchat. Featuring Bitmoji, Color Galaxy allows Snapchatters to invoke their inner galactic conqueror, in a fast-paced and wildly entertaining multiplayer game. Snapchatters compete to get the most territory by driving cool custom cars or perhaps even a chicken and as Color Galaxy incorporates Bitmoji…

US Has Strongest Government and Industry Protections for Children Online in First-ever Global Child Online Safety Index, According to DQ…

International think-tank the DQ Institute launches the world’s first real-time Child Online Safety Index on Safer Internet Day 2020, after surveying 145,426 children and adolescents in 30 countries over the last three years The US ranks first for social infrastructure in the DQ Institute’s 30-country Child Online Safety Index (COSI) launched. The ranking is based on government policies and industry practices to protect children online. Social infrastructure is one of six measures including education and exposure to…

Ready or Not! a Quick Guide to CCPA and How Brands Can Prepare

Consumer expectations of online advertising are rising; yet, many reports reveal brands don’t deliver on these expectations. Accenture states that over 60 percent of customers have stopped doing business with at least one company because of poor customer experience. What’s more, there have been instances of highly publicized data misuses and privacy breaches, which combined have led to an environment of consumer distrust. This loss of trust has ushered in a new era of Digital Marketing, marked by consumers’ heightened…

Latest Vision Critical Sparq Customer Insights Platform Helps Brands Excel in Customer Trust

Vision Critical, a cloud-based CXM SaaS company that specializes in gathering and applying the hardest-to-reach customer experience data and insights, today released its Sparq® Winter ‘20 platform update. The latest release of Sparq makes it easier for brands to have meaningful, transparent interactions with their customers. Available to all customers today, Sparq’s newest release includes integral features that give customers more control over their data. New Sensitive Data controls, the Power User Role and the Sensitive…

UJET Furthers Its Commitment to Securing Its Customers Through Its Latest Data Protection and Privacy Certifications

Enhances its enterprise-grade security with multiple global and industry-specific security and privacy standards and regulations UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, announced the completion of its latest round of data protection and privacy certifications. In the final quarter of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, UJET furthered its commitment to securing its customers’ data throughout the communication cycle by achieving numerous security and privacy regulations such as SOC 1 Type…

DoubleVerify Announces the First Programmatic Platform Certification Program for Comprehensive Connected TV Fraud Protection

Amobee, MediaMath, SpotX, the Trade Desk & Xandr Are First Platforms to Be Certified by DV DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first connected TV (“CTV”) Targeting Certification for programmatic platforms, designed to protect advertisers from fraud and invalid traffic (“IVT”) in the CTV space. In order to be certified by DV for CTV Targeting, a platform must demonstrate the ability to prevent fraud and IVT by applying DV’s…

The Price of Personalization: Unpacking the Realities of Consumer-Brand Engagement in the Digital Age

In 2006, Clive Humby coined the phrase “data is the new oil” and since then this has become the catchphrase amongst marketers for the past 14 years. However, what went predominantly unnoticed is the further elaboration he gave on this phrase. Like oil, data is “valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. Oil has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so, data must be broken down and analyzed for it to have value”. Even as consumer information…