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Study Shows 90% Less Fraud in TAG Certified Channels in U.S.

New Data from The 614 Group Shows Record-Low IVT Rates in TAG Certified Channels; CTV Fraud Rate in TAG Channels at Just 0.6% The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), the world's leading program to fight criminal activity and protect brand safety in digital advertising, released its 2020 US fraud benchmark study, showed a dramatic 90% reduction of ad fraud in TAG Certified distribution channels. Conducted by The 614 Group, the study found an IVT rate of just 1.05% across TAG Certified channels, compared to the industry…

TAG Hires Former Citigroup Head of Threat Intelligence, Danielle Meah, as Director of Threat Intelligence

Meah Will Lead Expansion of TAG Threat Sharing Program; TAG Releases New White Paper Outlining Best Practices for Companies to Stop Malvertising The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), a self-regulatory advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, announced the hiring of Danielle Meah, former Global Head of Threat Intelligence for Citigroup, as TAG's first Director of Threat Intelligence. In her new role, Meah will lead the TAG Threat Exchange and work with the…

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…

IAB Tech Lab Increases Investment and Presence in Europe

Vonwerschpartner Digital Strategies Retained to Support Technical Standards in the Region and Engage Local Members IAB Tech Lab (Tech Lab), the digital media and marketing industry's global nonprofit research, development, and technical standards-setting consortium, announced that vonwerschpartner Digital Strategies (vonwerschpartner) has been hired to represent the organization in Europe. The Founder and CEO of vonwerschpartner, Oliver von Wersch, will oversee key aspects of Tech Lab operations in the EU and UK. The…

TheViewPoint Joins IAB and Becomes TAG Registered

TheViewPoint, a SaaS video ad monetization platform for CTV/OTT publishers and broadcasters, has recently announced its official membership in the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and its completion of the verification process necessary to become TAG Registered by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TheViewPoint provides CTV/OTT video publishers with a direct gateway to premium demand and helps monetize their inventory on Roku, Hulu, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, etc. Eliminating the middlemen involved…

BroadbandTV Corp. Receives Certification from Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG)

TAG Certification Confirms BBTV’s Continued Efforts Against Digital Advertising Fraud BroadbandTV Corp. (BBTV), an enabling platform for content owners that is advancing the world through the distribution, management and monetization of content, is proud to announce that BBTV has joined the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and has been awarded TAG certification. TAG was created in response to Digital Marketers who are fighting against ad fraud, ad piracy, and malware. TAG focuses on four core areas: eliminating…

TAG Analysis of Asia-Pacific Markets Shows Success of Industry Anti-Fraud Programs

Asia-Pacific Fraud Snapshot Conducted by The 614 Group Finds 91 Percent Less IVT in TAG Certified Channels vs. Industry Average The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, today released a snapshot of ad fraud across a range of Asia-Pacific markets, showing dramatically lower IVT rates in TAG Certified Channels when compared with global industry averages. Trustworthy Accountability Group Conducted…

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…

AdColony Receives TAG Certified Against Fraud Recertification for Third Year Running

Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) certifies mobile advertising marketplace for the third year in a row AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, announced that the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has awarded it the Certified Against Fraud certification for 2020, its third consecutive certification. The certification reaffirms AdColony’s continued efforts to directly combat ad fraud and offer increased transparency for its advertising and publishing partners. Marketing Technology News: Zix Corporation…

Trinity Audio Joins IAB Audio Committee and ‘Verified by TAG’ Program

Trinity Audio, the leading audio content platform, is now a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Audio Committee - a group of select media companies, brands and technology firms working on developing solutions that improve the interactive audio advertising and marketing ecosystem. The Audio Committee׳s goal is to establish industry guidance by creating standards and best practices to help bring clarity to the audio marketplace. Marketing Technology News: TEKLYNX Awarded 2020 Stevie® for Historic Customer…

PubWise Named A Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to State's Technology Community PubWise, the leader in hyperautomation for the digital advertising industry, announced that it has been named a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of the state's technology industry. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at The Summit 2020 on March 3-4 at the Cobb…

Verusen Named a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to State's Technology Community Verusen, an innovator in materials inventory and data management technology, announced that it has been named a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of the state's technology industry. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at The Summit 2020 on March 3-4 at the Cobb…

Limpid Receives TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal, Continues Commitment To Fight Ad Fraud

Limpid, the data-driven advertising technology platform, announced today it has been “Verified by TAG” and approved for listing in the TAG Registry of known and trusted players in the digital ad ecosystem TAG is an advertising initiative created to fight criminal activity across the digital advertising supply chain and provides a variety of certifications and resources to support this goal. Also Read: 75 Inspiring Martech Leaders Who Are Prepared for 2020 The TAG Registry is enabling companies to feel confident that…

Pandora, AdsWizz Earn TAG ‘Certified Against Fraud’ Seal

Both Companies Committed to Combat Fraudulent, Invalid Traffic for the Digital Audio Advertising Industry After over a year’s efforts, Pandora, working closely with AdsWizz, has been awarded the TAG “Certified Against Fraud” Seal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group. The TAG seal has become a baseline expectation for fraud prevention in the advertising industry, and it reassures buyers that Pandora is following anti-fraud best practices to combat fraudulent, invalid traffic and promote greater transparency in the…

TAG Study Shows 88% Less Fraud in TAG Certified Distribution Channels, Notable Improvement Over Prior Year

According to 614 Group Analysis, Fraud Rates in TAG Certified Channels Dropped from 1.68% to 1.41%, as Industry Adopted Higher Standards The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, released the results of its 2019 benchmark fraud study. The study shows the industry's continued success in reducing fraud within TAG Certified distribution channels at a time when many more participants in the digital advertising supply chain…

TAG Study Shows 88% Less Fraud in TAG Certified Distribution Channels, Notable Improvement Over Prior Year

According to 614 Group Analysis, Fraud Rates in TAG Certified Channels Dropped from 1.68% to 1.41%, as Industry Adopted Higher Standards The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, released the results of its 2019 benchmark fraud study. The study shows the industry's continued success in reducing fraud within TAG Certified distribution channels at a time when many more participants in the digital advertising supply…

MGID Adds Sellers.json and Support for OpenRTB SupplyChain Object to Drive Increased Trust and Transparency

MGID becomes one of the first platforms to adopt the new IAB Tech Lab solutions to provide greater confidence in its offering MGID, the global pioneer in native advertising, has announced it is starting work to become one of the first ad tech companies to start posting the sellers.json file on its supply platform domains, and will support the OpenRTB SupplyChain object, to give buyers a better understanding of the inventory they are bidding on. Released by the IAB Tech Lab in April 2019 for public comment, sellers.json…

OpenX Awarded First Platinum Status Recognition from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for Comprehensive Approach to Quality and…

Leading Independent Ad Exchange Is One of Only Five Companies Globally to Achieve Highest Level of Quality Certification OpenX, the world's largest independent advertising exchange, announced that the company has achieved Platinum Status for its commitment to quality from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), designating compliance with all four of the available TAG seals: Certified Against Fraud, Certified Against Piracy, Certified Against Malware, and Certified Against TAG's Inventory Quality Guidelines. Less…

Revcontent Earns TAG Registry to Improve Transparency and Brand Safety in Digital Advertising

Revcontent Worked with TAG to Ensure Partners Are Given Extra Transparency and Protection Content recommendations platform, Revcontent has announced that it has completed the verification process. The company has been approved by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) as a participant in the TAG Registry. Companies that are TAG Registered have been verified as legitimate participants in the digital advertising industry through a proprietary background check and review process. TAG is an advertising industry…

comScore Receives Renewed Certifications from TAG for Its Efforts to Eliminate Piracy and Fraud

Certifications Highlight ComScore's Ongoing Commitment to Brand Safety and Invalid Traffic Detection comScore announced the company received its certification renewal as a Validated Digital Advertising Assurance Provider (DAAP) through the Trustworthy Accountability Group's (TAG) Certified Against Piracy program, as well as a new TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal for its efforts to eliminate piracy and fraud. Also Read: Trustworthy Accountability Group Hires Former IAB UK Executive Nick Stringer TAG was created three…