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Outbrain Selects CHEQ for Global Ad Fraud Protection

Outbrain, the world's leading discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, recently selected CHEQ's cybersecurity-backed offering to secure its digital media from non-human, invalid and fraudulent traffic. This additional layer of ad-fraud protection now sits on top of Outbrain’s existing, rigorous defenses. “Ad fraud is a consistent problem plaguing the digital advertising industry,” said Yossi Amara, Chief Information Officer at Outbrain. “By partnering with CHEQ, we are taking the…

ClearSale Unveils Updated Shopify App to Give E-Commerce Merchants Cutting-Edge Fraud Protection

International fraud protection leader ClearSale announced updates to its integration with Shopify, now as a public app.  The public app ensures that the ClearSale app has been through the Shopify review process and provides e-commerce merchants protection from fraud, chargebacks and false positive declines. Marketing Technology News: Gap Inc. Taps DEG as Its Global Email Agency of Record The update to the application is timely, with reports suggesting that U.S. retailers have seen as much as a 68% year-over-year growth…

ClearSale Unveils Updated Shopify App to Give E-Commerce Merchants Cutting-Edge Fraud Protection

International fraud protection leader ClearSale announced updates to its integration with Shopify, now as a public app. The public app ensures that the ClearSale app has been through the Shopify review process and provides e-commerce merchants protection from fraud, chargebacks and false positive declines. The update to the application is timely, with reports suggesting that U.S. retailers have seen as much as a 68% year-over-year growth in online sales as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic protections. ClearSale’s service…

Kount’s Digital Account Fraud Protection Ties For the Highest Score in Current Offering Category

Independent Research Firm Names Kount as a “Strong Performer” in RBA report Kount, the leader in identity trust and digital fraud prevention, announced independent analyst firm Forrester Research has named Kount a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Risk Based Authentication (RBA), Q2 2020. Kount tied for the highest score in the Current Offering category. Kount is one of just seven companies to be included in the Forrester Wave™ for RBA. To be selected for the final report, vendors had to have a thought-leading,…

TrafficGuard Launches Free Advertising Fraud Protection

Advertising fraud prevention specialist introduces free solution to help businesses of all sizes protect their ad spend Leading ad fraud prevention specialist, TrafficGuard, announced the launch of its free pay-per-click (PPC) protection. With the launch of their free ad fraud protection, TrafficGuard is committed to helping businesses ensure their ad spend generates real advertising engagement. The free version of TrafficGuard’s award-winning fraud protection gives businesses the transparency they need to protect…

Dealer.com Maintains Commitment to Ad Fraud Protection with TAG Recertification Against Fraud

For the third consecutive year, Dealer.com has earned a TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), the leading global certification program fighting criminal activity and increasing trust in the digital advertising industry. Dealer.com is the only automotive-specific digital advertising company to carry this coveted designation. Since 2016, Dealer.com, a premiere automotive industry end-to-end marketing solution, has been devoted to combating fraudulent advertising activity to ensure…

Anzu.io Partners With Forensiq to Bring Advanced Fraud Protection to In-Game Advertising Across Platforms

In-game advertising platform Anzu.io and MRC-accredited fraud-prevention solution Forensiq announced a new partnership representing the first-ever fraud detection collaboration for in-game advertising. This partnership will allow Forensiq to detect and score general invalid traffic (GIVT) and sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) across PC, console, and mobile. Ad fraud continues to be a major concern for digital advertising as a whole, with a reported risk of a loss amounting to $23 billion globally. In-game advertising…

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…

3dcart Partners with Clearsale to Deliver Comprehensive E-Commerce Fraud Protection for Customers

3dcart offers its merchants higher approval rates and virtually eliminates chargebacks through its partnership with leading fraud protection provider ClearSale International fraud protection leader ClearSale announced that it inked a partnership with leading eCommerce platform 3dcart. This featured partnership offers 3dcart customers advanced card-not-present fraud protection that combines machine learning with human expertise to deliver the industry's highest order approvals and lowest rates of false positives. Customers…

Headway Partners With Ad Fraud Protection Leader Pixalate

Partnership Will Provide Headway's Clients Ad Fraud Protection Headway, the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, announced a partnership with Pixalate, the leader in ad fraud protection and data intelligence, to ensure its video inventory is free of ad fraud and fully viewable. This partnership will provide leading-edge analytics technology designed to protect Headway's clients against the newest and most difficult forms of ad fraud, helping brand marketers safely purchase high-quality…

Marketers With Successful Fraud Protection Solutions Have A Competitive Edge

Mobile Ad Fraud Is Evolving So Rapidly That Most Enterprise Marketers Fail To Identify The Costliest Types. AppsFlyer Provides Recommendations to Protect Your Brand According to a Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper commissioned by AppsFlyer entitled Mobile Fraud: Marketers’ Massive Hidden Threat explores, only 1 in 5 enterprise marketers feel they are able to systematically monitor and prevent fraud. Marketers still rely heavily on legacy technologies and tools to combat mobile ad fraud and firms like an…

AppsFlyer Launches Post-Attribution Protection to Address $2.3 Billion in Global App Install Fraud Exposed to Date in 2019

Finance, retail and travel apps are among the hardest hit according to 2019 State of Mobile Fraud AppsFlyer, the global leader in mobile attribution and marketing analytics, released the 2019 edition of the State of Mobile Fraud, which finds $2.3 billion in ad spend was exposed to app install fraud in the first half of 2019. In conjunction with the release of the report, which finds that a significant portion of fraud is not blocked as it occurs, AppsFlyer announced the rollout of a new feature and protection layer –…

TAG and JICWEBS Announce Merger of Digital Ad Industry’s Leading Anti-Fraud and Brand Safety

Mike Zaneis to Serve as CEO & Jules Kendrick as Managing Director UK/Europe for Consolidated Organization under TAG Brand The digital advertising industry's two leading anti-fraud and brand safety organizations, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (JICWEBS), announced an agreement to merge. Mike Zaneis will serve as CEO for the combined organization – which will carry the TAG name – while JICWEBS's Jules Kendrick will take the new role of Managing Director of UK…

Equifax Launches Innovative New Solutions for Credit Monitoring and Identity Theft Protection

New products help consumers monitor their Equifax credit reports and better protect against identity theft at a lower cost Equifax announced the launch of two products that offer consumers competitively-priced options for monitoring their Equifax credit reports and helping protect against identity theft. Equifax Credit Monitor and Equifax Complete™ include monitoring features, Equifax credit report lock capabilities, and identity theft protection features. Equifax is currently the only bureau offering these unique sets of…

Kount Named #1 in Quadrant Evaluation of eCommerce Fraud Prevention Vendors

In a new industry analyst report, Kount’s AI-driven fraud protection platform is recognized as the top solution for both Technology Excellence and Customer Impact analysis of SPARK Matrix Kount, the leader in digital fraud protection and identity trust, announced that a recent independent eCommerce fraud prevention vendor evaluation from an industry analyst has ranked Kount as the top overall solution. Analysts assessed dozens of vendors and chose 10 to highlight in the SPARK Matrix™, where Kount ranked highest overall…

Bitdefender Launches Digital Identity Protection to Safeguard the Most Valuable Online Asset: A Person’s Reputation

As the professional world moves increasingly online, Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million systems worldwide, is pleased to announce the global launch of Bitdefender Digital Identity Protection, the service that lets freelancers, self-employed, consultants and even private individuals control their online reputation. Digital Identity Protection taps the award-winning security technology of Bitdefender, perfected over two decades of service in the fight against cybercrime, to let…

Barclaycard Payments Partners With Kount to Deliver Industry-Leading Fraud Prevention and Prepare Businesses for Strong Customer…

Kount’s advanced fraud prevention uses adaptive AI and machine learning combined with the Identity Trust Global Network to protect businesses from chargebacks and false positives The real-time fraud screening and risk analysis also helps businesses better prepare for SCA by allowing them to take advantage of ‘TRA’ exemptions Barclaycard Payments, which processes almost 40 per cent of card transactions in the UK, has announced a new partnership with leading fraud prevention provider Kount to give Barclays Transact…

Tremor Video Strengthens Brand Protection Suite for Advertisers Through Expanded Partnership with DoubleVerify

Tremor Video, the leading programmatic video and advanced TV platform, today announced it has extended its partnership with DoubleVerify in a two-year deal to expand its brand protection solutions. This expansion positions DoubleVerify as the holistic verification partner for all of Tremor’s activity. Research shows that brand safety continues to be a serious concern for 99% of ad industry professionals. Through a combination of DoubleVerify for fraud-filtering and Oracle Data Cloud’s Contextual Intelligence for…

Valassis Recognized by Trustworthy Accountability Group for Continued Leadership in Protecting Digital Advertising Supply Chain Against…

Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced its second consecutive recertification by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for the TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal, recognizing its commitment in the fight against fraudulent digital advertising. Created by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), TAG awards certifications to select companies – like Valassis – that achieve its…

Imperva Launches General Availability of Advanced Bot Protection Solution

Industry-best solution introduces next-generation code obfuscation Morpheme, making reverse engineering more difficult for sophisticated bot operators Imperva, Inc., the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, announced the general availability of Advanced Bot Protection, a best-of-breed solution that fully integrates industry-leading bot protection technology into its Cloud Application Security platform, a comprehensive solution for application and website…