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Imperva Partners with iovation to Mitigate Web-based Fraud
[March 05, 2013]

Imperva Partners with iovation to Mitigate Web-based Fraud


(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) -- Imperva Expands ThreatRadar Fraud Prevention Services and Integrates with iovation Device Reputation Solution, ReputationManager 360 Redwood Shores, Calif., March 5, 2013 -Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), a pioneer and leader of a new category of data security solutions for high-value business data in the data center, today announced it has extended the fraud prevention capabilities of the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and ThreatRadar Fraud Prevention to include integration with ReputationManager 360 from iovation, a provider of device reputation protection against online fraud and abuse. The Imperva SecureSphere WAF can leverage ReputationManager 360 to identify and block high-risk devices that conduct fraud campaigns.



"Chargebacks, account takeovers, and other fraud scams can impact organizations' bottom lines, as well as damage business reputation and customer loyalty," said iovation Director of Business Development Steve Hanson. "By adding the prescriptive device reputation analysis of ReputationManager 360 to the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall, customers can effectively and efficiently mitigate fraudulent transactions." Enterprises today should deploy multiple fraud security solutions to combat the many fraud techniques used by cybercriminals. A layered approach to protection against fraud is a security best practice, and also is recommended as part of FFIEC authentication guidance. Because Imperva SecureSphere can integrate with iovation and other fraud prevention vendors, Imperva customers can roll out multiple fraud security solutions quickly, without needing to modify their Web applications. Imperva SecureSphere consolidates fraud prevention management and enforcement in a central location-the Web application firewall-simplifying deployment and operations.

"By partnering with iovation, our customers can take advantage of the ReputationManager 360 technology to identify and mitigate against fraud through a unique combination of device identification and reputation analysis. And because it's integrated into the Imperva SecureSphere WAF, users can monitor and enforce fraud policies from their familiar SecureSphere user interface," said Amichai Shulman, CTO at Imperva.


The Imperva SecureSphere WAF and ThreatRadar Fraud Prevention are designed to help organizations reduce fraud expenses, unify fraud security management, and provide visibility into fraud incidents. Benefits include: - Streamlined deployment:Costly and time-consuming Web application development projects are avoided because SecureSphere transparently injects fraud security checks into Web transactions without requiring any application changes.

- Centralized fraud prevention:Organizations can centrally manage fraud enforcement rules and correlate fraud detection with Web application firewall policies from the SecureSphere Web user interface.

- Up-to-date fraud protection:Customers can take advantage of iovation's latest defenses and configuration updates without needing to recode Web applications.

ReputationManager 360 takes an in-depth look at not only the device, but also its history of transactions with protected online businesses, creating a reputation. The solution has been used to analyze the behavior of more than a billion devices such as mobile phones, tablets and computers in itscybercrime intelligence network. By utilizing iovation's device reputation intelligence gathered across the thousands of risk professionals that use the service, companies improve their operational efficiencies and mitigate against fraud.

About iovation iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse through an industry-leading combination of advanced device identification, shareddevice reputationand real-time risk evaluation. More than 2,000 fraud managers around the globe leverage iovation's database of Internet devices and relationships between them to determine the level of risk associated with any type of online transaction. Retail, financial services, social network, gaming and other companies make real-time queries to iovation's knowledge base of more than 1.2 billion devices from every country in the world.Clients also leverage iovation's Fraud Force Community, an exclusivevirtual crime-fighting networkof the world's foremost security experts sharing intelligence about cybercrime and prevention techniques.Every day, iovation stops over 150,000 fraud attempts. For more information, visitwww.iovation.com.

About Imperva Imperva is a pioneer and leader of a new category of business security solutions for critical applications and high-value data in the data center. Imperva's award-winning solutions protect against data theft, insider abuse, and fraud while streamlining regulatory compliance by monitoring and controlling data usage and business transactions across the data center, from storage in a database or on a file server to consumption through applications. With over 2,200 end-user customers in more than 60 countries and thousands of organizations protected through cloud-based deployments, securing your business with Imperva puts you in the company of the world's leading organizations. For more information, visit www.imperva.com, follow us on Twitter or visit our blog.

# # # (C) 2013 Imperva, Inc. All rights reserved. Imperva, the Imperva logo and SecureSphere are trademarks of Imperva, Inc. All other brand, service or product names are trademarks trademarks of their respective companies or owners.

For more information: Clinton Karr Lewis PR for Imperva 415-432-2441 Clinton.Karr@lewispr.com This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients.

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