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Defend against escalating fraud threats while protecting your customers’ experience

The fraud environment has never been more turbulent.  As fraud schemes continue to escalate and evolve, is your business ready to navigate rapidly shifting risks?

The LexisNexis® Risk Defense Platform is a configurable policy decisioning engine that provides single-point access to a myriad of authentication tools and industry-proven decisioning insights that keep your fraud deflection strategy ahead of the next big threat. By combining intuitive verification and authentication solutions with highly advanced analytics, including machine learning, the platform helps your business manage complex fraud and identity rules to achieve secure authentication and attain the ideal business process workflow.   


The platform delivers seamless access to the industry’s most authoritative solutions for Fraud Analytics, Verification and Authentication, so you can expedite real-time decisioning and conduct the right level of authentication based on the risk of the transaction. Easily identify and authenticate more consumers by leveraging the most extensive level of consumer coverage available in the industry today to:

  • Connect to robust public records data augmented with proprietary sources and specialized cross-industry data
  • Expand market share with aggregated information from over 65 billion public and proprietary records
  • Increase visibility with coverage of 95 percent of the US adult population
  • Understand consumers with limited credit and financial histories, like millennials and recent immigrants

Capture the advantage of a responsive risk management strategy and keep critical resources focused on your core business while elevating the customer experience with the LexisNexis® Risk Defense Platform.  


Accelerate the identification of valuable customers and prevent fraud with a multi-layered, risk-based strategy underpinned by a central connection point that equips your business with a robust set of fraud and identity capabilities and intelligent reporting metrics:

  • Navigate multiple customer contact channels and transaction types
  • Strengthen the integrity of identity and device authentication
  • Improve the customer experience by eliminating unnecessary friction
  • Adapt your strategy to rapidly evolving fraud threats with minimal resources
The LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform services are not provided by “consumer reporting agencies,” as that term is defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq.) (“FCRA”) and do not constitute “consumer reports,” as that term is defined in the FCRA. Accordingly, the LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform service may not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another eligibility purpose that would qualify it as a consumer report under the FCRA.  Due to the nature and origin of public record information, the public records and commercially available data sources used in reports may contain errors.