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Physical and digital identity intelligence paired with automated risk scoring

Whether it’s a resident or business applying for services, a remote employee logging into a system, or a contractor or other third party accessing certain applications, being able to quickly identify the person “at your door” and assess the risk is absolutely essential. Especially in a fast-moving, omnichannel environment.
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Working with LexisNexis gives you access to 83 billion physical identity records from 10,000+ sources to get a broader view of a person, including their history over decades. But we go further than that by helping you get some visibility into what people are doing online. 

See into 1.4 billion unique online digital identities from 4.5 billion devices in 185 countries. Gain the advantage of insight gleaned from analyzing 36.7 billion transactions a year across 35,000 websites from over 5,000 global companies. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network provides this crowdsourced intelligence to help you understand past behavior and quickly distinguish between trusted and suspicious interactions. Examples of the kind of information we help uncover:

  • Use of location and identity cloaking services, such as hidden proxies and VPNs, with actual IP address, geolocation and other attributes of each transaction
  • Patterns exposed through machine learning, such as when bad actors develop new technology tactics

Take advantage of unparalleled, actionable, fraud defense intelligence that would be impossible for any public entity to amass on its own.

Physical biometrics encompasses a person’s physical traits to determine identity. LexisNexis® Behavioral Biometrics measures patterns in human activity such as:

  • Typing speed
  • Navigational patterns
  • Mouse movement
  • Holding a phone in landscape or portrait mode

These activities can be markedly different across groups of users and can inform risk-based decisioning. Combining Behavioral Biometrics with digital identity intelligence adds a robust layer of defense that better protects your agency from fraud and cybercriminals. It enables you to:

  • Separate bots from human traffic
  • Identify trusted customer profiles
  • Reliably profile fraudsters
  • Detect suspicious behaviors that may indicate fraud

Behavioral Biometrics collects data in the background, so there’s no interruption to the user. And unlike other identity checks that only take place at login or the beginning of a transaction, device interactions are continuously assessed throughout, further strengthening security. 

Our expansive data sets, big data capabilities and powerful linking technology can reveal immediate intelligence on identities, the connections between them and their associated risks. This combined insight makes it easier to detect anomalies, score risks and determine next steps — all of which are elemental to a multi-layered, risk-based authentication approach.

Provide streamlined access for trusted users, employees and other third parties while increasing scrutiny or implementing step-up measures on riskier ones. Specifically:

  • Visualize patterns that may indicate larger-scale, coordinated fraud efforts — even those outside the public sector
  • Identify returning users that wipe cookies, use private browsing, and change other parameters to bypass traditional device fingerprinting tools. Being able to detect these kinds of suspicious actions has the added benefit of reducing false positives on returning users.
  • Respond to a rapidly shifting threat environment with easy rule updates and seamless access to myriad authentication tools.

Insights & Resources


LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Cybercrime Report

The LexisNexis Risk Solutions® Cybercrime Report explores the current cybercrime landscape, fraud trends and transaction activities.
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LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform

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LexisNexis Linking and LexID Technology Overview for Government

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Government Identity Fraud Summit

The LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Government Identity Fraud Summit was a virtual event that took place on July 21, 2021 with sessions co-hosted by the Center for Digital Government.

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