Mobile Advertising Supply Chain Safety Report

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Pixalate provides a deep-dive into the risks–ad fraud, privacy, national security–that stem from the mobile app ecosystem.

The Data Game: Obstacles or Opportunities for Media Sellers and Advertisers |

Research Services

Read this report from Advertiser Perceptions to learn what advertising decision makers think about data, measurement, and research tools.

4A’s Introduces Brand Safety Playbook

The 4A’s is pleased to introduce the Brand Safety Playbook, designed to help you reduce your agency’s overall risk profile in the digital landscape, so you can focus on executional excellence, building brand equity, and performance. This is an industry-leading effort to create cohesive guidelines for brand safety across fraud, malware, and content adjacencies, giving […]

Industry Pulse: A Look Ahead at 2019

Research Services

Integral Ad Science surveyed digital ad professionals to learn how the challenges they face will drive change in the digital advertising industry.

TAG European Fraud Benchmark Study |

Research Services

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has released results of its study of digital advertising fraud in Europe. The report shows that TAG Certified Channels reduced the level of fraud by more than 94% from the industry average.

84% Less Fraud in TAG-Certified Distribution Channels, Study Shows


The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, has released an updated analysis by The 614 Group that shows a reduction in fraud of more than 84 percent in TAG Certified distribution channels, compared with the broader industry average. Click here to view the […]

Understanding Inventory Quality-Thinking Beyond Bots |

Research Services

PubMatic provides insights for media buyers and publishers on how to successfully operate in the new programmatic environment. This paper focuses on fraud prevention and practices that encompass inventory quality control.

Ignited supports the SEC’s Public Service Campaign Launch

Washington D.C., April 16, 2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today unveiled a public service announcement (PSA) to encourage investors to check the background of their investment professional by using the free search tool on before investing.

Study Shows Ad Fraud Cut by 83 Percent in TAG Certified Distribution Channels

Marketing & Communications

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, today released a study conducted by The 614 Group that found the use of TAG Certified distribution channels for digital advertising reduced the level of fraud by more than 83% from the broader industry average.

News and Information from the Trustworthy Accountability Group

Media Services

Today the industry came together to address the massive “Methbot” fraud operation exposed by White Ops, an active TAG participant and one of the inaugural group of companies to receive a TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal last month. (Coverage of the fraud attack and the joint efforts to address it can be found on Reuters, […]

Ad Agencies Probed Over Contracts to Produce Commercials

Third Party Content

Justice Department examines whether ad companies rigged bids to favor in-house production units