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ThreatMetrix, a LexisNexis Risk Solutions Company, is committed to providing best-in-class fraud, identity and authentication services to help digital businesses better distinguish good customers from potential fraudsters in real time, without adding unnecessary friction.

This starts with being able to accurately recognise good, returning customers, detecting anomalies in behaviour on a per user basis, and using this insight to better model future fraud risks. With LexisNexis Risk Solutions, ThreatMetrix combines digital identity intelligence with physical identity attributes to build out the following capabilities:

  • Digital and identity intelligence
  • Real-time decision analytics uniting market leading behavioural analytics with clear-box machine learning and case management.
  • Smart authentication, combining risk-based and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) strategies to meet evolving regulatory requirements with minimal friction.
  • Investigation and Review, including case management, forensics and reporting capabilities to better route and resolve high-risk events.

Main office address

99 Bishopsgate

Telephone number

+44 (0) 2920678526


Key Products / Services / Sectors (USPs)

Product Overview

ThreatMetrix provides digital identity intelligence which combines information relating to devices, locations, identity information, behavioural histories and known threat intelligence, creating true digital identities that can’t be faked or replicated.

ThreatMetrix overview:

  • Access crowdsourced, digital Identity intelligence to make better risk decisions
  • End-to-end decision analytics platform for integrated, holistic decisioning
  • Combining risk-based authentication with Strong Customer Authentication strategies
  • Operating on multiple touchpoints across the customer journey
  • Write simple and/or complex rules tailored to individual business needs
  • Advanced device identifiers: cookie-based and algorithmic-based approaches
  • Advanced behavioral analytics to identify behavioral anomalies per user
  • Clear-box approach to machine learning for richer context
  • Consortium information sharing between businesses, to collectively fight fraud
  • Case Management tool to segment and prioritize workflow
  • Single portal covering forensics, investigations, rules/models, administration etc.
  • UK based Project team with 24/7 Technical Support Features

Benefits of using the ThreatMetrix suite:

  • Recognize up to 95% of returning customers without unnecessary friction
  • Differentiate between trusted and high-risk behaviour in real time
  • Reduce false positives while detecting more fraud
  • Model good customer behaviour on a per user basis
  • Reduce manual review rates
  • Meet evolving regulatory requirements with minimal friction
  • Access integrated step-up authentication solutions for seamless decisioning
  • Harness global, contributory intelligence from multiple industries / geographies
  • Understand the context behind risk decisions
  • Manage complex case-loads with ease and efficiency


Area of focus


Internal services (enterprise)

Identity provisioning (IdP)





On-board RPs

Offer translation of protocols

Handles federation

Attribute brokerage

Can capture self-asserted

Can verify self-asserted

Can integrate with third parties

Verification services/support

Supply verification

Utilise verification services





Mobile device

Data store functionality

Attribute storage

Attribute sharing

Configurable for specific sectors (e.g. health)

Account management for users



On request

Account recovery


Help desk

Channel support




Digital assistant


Protocol support

SAML 2.0




Third party capability





Risk-based authentication

Anti-fraud support

Data minimisation support

Consent management

Variable registration (multi-user journey support)

Support for accessibility

Logging and audit

Billing system

User Journeys


Offline options, incl. F2F

Upgrade paths to increase assurance levels over time

Creation of delegated accounts


To modify system behaviour

For risk-based authentication

To use events to drive transactions

To manage user journeys, including verification

To handle LOA upgrades/downgrades

API available




“With ThreatMetrix, organisations can access more data and go beyond device fingerprinting to capture a holistic view of connecting users. By differentiating good users from bad actors in real time, ThreatMetrix enables companies to switch from taking reactive to a proactive approach to fraud detection.”

Outsourcer for US Government Department

“ThreatMetrix gives us the ability to paint an accurate picture of every user, capturing the unique attributes of how someone transacts online. This intelligence enabled us to significantly reduce fraud and achieve ROI within three months. With ThreatMetrix, we can leverage historic data and use our own fraud data to immediately optimize and enhance our scoring. This means that our ability to identify and detect fraud only gets stronger and stronger with each transaction.”

UK Telco Provider

“ThreatMetrix gives us access to real-time data so we can quickly make the right decisions to block fraudsters, while streamlining the application process for good customers ”

UK Financial Institution


Main point of contact

Name: Richard Helliar


Phone: +44 (0) 2920678526