Ekata provides global identity verification data via its API and SaaS solutions to help businesses around the world assess digital risk. In June 2019, Whitepages announced that it is spinning off its B2B business, Whitepages Pro, from the US-focused direct-to-consumer operations of Whitepages.com and would rename it Ekata.On April 19, 2021, Ekata was acquired by Mastercard.
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Ekata's Products & Differentiators
Ekata’s main differentiation across our APIs and SaaS solutions is the Ekata Identity Engine, a powerful capability that goes beyond identity validation by offering customer intelligence that remains private but offers the business insight into whether an interaction is risky or not. So, a customer’s information can be validated and the digital interaction approved - seamlessly.
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Nov 29, 2022
Key features that were added in 2022 include: Data Orchestration and Enrichment – DataVisor orchestrates numerous data sources with minimal latency and empowers fraud teams and business users to derive actionable insights from holistic data analysis. DataVisor has established several third-party integrations with data providers such as Ekata (a Mastercard company), Equifax, Q6 and others, to enrich fraud signals with additional data inputs, increasing detection accuracy and speed. With DataVisor’s contextual data orchestration, clients are able to realize cost savings by only authenticating users when needed instead of making calls for identity verification for each single user. Lo-code Feature Platform – Robust data orchestration and enrichment layer integrates with agile, low-code feature platforms to translate data into actionable fraud attributes for immediate protection. With the most powerful real-time feature platform in the market, fraud professionals and business users alike now can derive valuable signals across multiple levels of entity relationships across large volumes of data points without any IT support and without the need for coding. Pre-built feature packages, based on DataVisor’s deep fraud expertise, are optimized for specific fraud types and scenarios and reduce time spent manually building features from scratch for rules and ML models, accelerating the response to new fraud attacks Device and Behavioral Intelligence – DataVisor’s dEdge is the only native device intelligence solution that is fully integrated with a fraud platform. Working seamlessly with the fraud platform, it not only identifies sophisticated attack techniques such as emulators, botnets, rooted and hooked devices but also captures a wide variety of behavior intelligence signals such as copy and paste, typing speed, abnormal mouse and user behaviors. The integrated device and user behavioral signals bring edge computing capabilities to the platform lowering overall cloud computing costs for businesses. Flexible Closed Feedback Loop – DataVisor’s case management capabilities enable fraud analysts and investigators to visualize linkages among connected fraud incidents while making bulk decisions with higher accuracy, significantly increasing operational efficiency. It supports embedding third-party web pages, internal UIs, or Maps, so analysts can gather all information in one place for fast investigation. The investigation decision is fed back in realtime for future auto decisioning and system monitoring. Automatic Model Retraining and Rule Tuning also reduce labor and costs while minimizing human error, and the quick deployment of new, more effective models maximizes ROI. DataVisor’s Fraud and Risk Platform is a proven, production-ready solution that can be easily integrated with existing systems for immediate response to potential attacks, minimizing the fraud losses while delivering immediate ROI. DataVisor protects more than 4.2 billion accounts worldwide for many of the largest and most successful global enterprises.
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Ekata Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Ekata founded?
Ekata was founded in 2019.
Where is Ekata's headquarters?
Ekata's headquarters is located at 1301 5th Ave, Seattle.
What is Ekata's latest funding round?
Ekata's latest funding round is Acquired.
Who are the investors of Ekata?
Investors of Ekata include Mastercard and Whitepages.
Who are Ekata's competitors?
Competitors of Ekata include Midigator and 8 more.
What products does Ekata offer?
Ekata's products include Identity Engine and 4 more.
Who are Ekata's customers?
Customers of Ekata include Simplex, Bunking and FlightHub.
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