Mountain View, CA —May 16, 2016 —– Guardian Analytics, the market leader in behavioral analytics solutions for preventing banking fraud, today announced a partnership with The Norman Group, industry consultants and advisors to large financial services firms in the areas of treasury, payments, trade and compliance. Together, the two firms will accelerate the implementation of modern payments and omni-channel fraud prevention solutions needed to address the changes in banking speed and services and today’s escalating fraud. Financial institutions will benefit from The Norman Group’s expertise in banking platform and payment data systems integration, which fuels the latest innovations in Guardian Analytics’ fraud prevention solutions. “Fraud risk management has become a strategic focus for financial institutions and implementing new technology to modernize protections across all channels and enhance the customer experience is a priority,” said Laurent Pacalin, President and CEO of Guardian Analytics. “Our partnership with The Norman Group quickly implements protections for current problem areas such as Business Email Compromise (BEC) and wire fraud, and will prepare for more strategic omni-channel fraud prevention initiatives.” Rob Grzeszczak, President and Managing Director of The Norman Group commented: “To stay competitive, financial institutions need to continually enhance their customer-facing products and back-end technology platforms, and in parallel, rapidly advance their capabilities to protect offerings and channels. We are excited to combine our technical and project management expertise in conjunction with Guardian Analytics Omni-Channel Fraud Prevention solutions to help financial institutions maintain a strong pace of innovation without increasing their fraud risk.”

About Guardian Analytics
Guardian Analytics is the pioneer and leading provider of behavioral analytics and machine learning solutions for preventing banking fraud. Over 400 financial institutions have standardized on Guardian Analytics’ innovative solutions to mitigate fraud risk and rely on the company to stop the sophisticated criminal attacks targeting retail and commercial banking clients. With Guardian Analytics, financial institutions build trust, increase competitiveness, improve their customer experience and scale operations. Guardian Analytics is privately held and based in Mountain View, CA. For more information, please visit www.GuardianAnalytics.com. Guardian Analytics is a registered trademark of Guardian Analytics, Inc.

About The Norman Group
The Norman Group was established in 1997 in Charlotte, NC as a focused technology firm, specializing in trade finance consulting, and systems integration. The company now offers management, project, and IT consulting, and has expanded its expertise to include treasury, payments, foreign exchange, lending, risk & compliance. The company opened a New York Office in 2000 and has since opened locations in Orlando and San Francisco. For more information about The Norman Group, please visit www.thenormangroup.com