Equifax Acquires Identity Authentication Provider

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ATLANTA – Equifax said it bought Anakam Inc., a privately held company that authenticates the identity of customers for online companies, health care groups and government agencies.

Founded in 2004, Anakam is based in San Diego. It also has offices in Arlington, Va. Equifax, based in Atlanta, is a provider of consumer and business credit information, fraud detection and marketing tools.

Anakam will become a division of Equifax in its technology and analytical services organization.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


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