AGOURA HILLS, CA, July 17, 2012 — Interthinx has earned a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certification recommendation from SecureInfo for two of its automated products for the residential mortgage markets. SecureInfo subjected both FraudGUARD® and PredProtect® to extensive review to determine that the products meet the stringent security requirements of the NIST. As part of its standard procedure, SecureInfo conducted interviews, examinations, tests, and vulnerability scan analyses to evaluate 115 NIST SP 800-53, Revision 3 controls and control enhancements.
Mike Smith, chief technology officer and chief architect for Interthinx, stated, “We are particularly pleased that as an independent third party serving as an Agent of the Certification Authority, SecureInfo recommends that both FraudGUARD and PredProtect be issued an Authorization to Operate.”
“Interthinx takes great pride in its security measures and stands ready to work with government agencies to help mitigate risks through improved data integrity and compliance,” said Kevin Coop, president of Interthinx.
Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) subsidiary, is a leading national provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions focusing on mortgage fraud, collateral risk and valuation, regulatory compliance, forensic loan audit services, loss mitigation, and loss forecasting. With more than 20 years of experience in customizable risk evaluation technology, Interthinx offers proven and effective predictive analytics to the residential mortgage industry through its experience with millions of loan applications and fraud incident data from thousands of monthly loan reviews. Throughout the mortgage life cycle, the Interthinx suite of services can increase the value of client portfolios with its comprehensive and holistic approach to loan quality and compliance. Winner of multiple awards for technology, Interthinx helps clients reduce risk, increase operational efficiencies, satisfy regulator demands, manage data verification, remain compliant, and mitigate loan buybacks. The Interthinx quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report is a standard for the financial services industry. For more information, visit www.interthinx.com or call 1-800-333-4510.