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Alexander DunaevID Finance - Barcelona

Governments key to solving financial inclusion

05 December 2018  |  4388 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Around 1.7bn people are unbanked according to the World Bank, down from 2.5bn only seven years ago. Considerable progress has been made in just a few years with innovations in fintech taking much of the credit for providing financial services access to almost a billion people. However, 50 percent of adults globally still remain excluded from the t...

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Steve CookBiometrics for eCommerce - London

3D face mapping as a true differentiator in biometric liveness detection

28 November 2018  |  4971 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The rapid global adoption of biometrics for identification and access management by organisations of all sizes clearly indicates they are here to stay. Yet, until 3D face authentication technology became available in late 2017, 2D face recognition that matches two images was all that could be obtainable. 2D face recognition vendors promised securi...

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Anthony Pickup
Anthony PickupMYRECS LTD - Manchester

Bio-metrics lowering friction in payments

13 November 2018  |  3352 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Reading an article of linking facial recognition systems to in-store payments made me think about where next for biometrics in payments in the real world[1]. Payments at the highest level is one entit...

Grant Crow
Grant CrowSmilePass - London

Biometric Payments - creepy or convenient?

12 October 2018  |  5395 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Biometric payments are a way to verify identity, stop fraud and make payments frictionless. However, there are still many consumers that fail to get behind biometrics due to the personal nature of bio...

Steve Cook
Steve CookBiometrics for eCommerce - London

Biometrics: Why Advanced Liveness is a Necessity When it comes to Spoof Detection

17 September 2018  |  3669 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Biometric technology is advancing at a rapid pace. However, it can only be trusted in the real world as long as it is consistently and effectively secure. A glaring problem for the industry is that...

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Alexander Dunaev
Alexander DunaevID Finance - Barcelona

Biometrics will eliminate friction in financial services

04 September 2018  |  7551 views  |  8 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Biometrics boom No longer the preserve of the military and secret service, biometrics is one of the hottest and fastest growing sectors in the world. With the technology used across a variety of secto...

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Danger! Is your current Password Management process a risk to your bottom line?

26 July 2018  |  5937 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I work with many companies right across Europe who are starting to realise the direct and in-direct problems associated with password management. How many passwords do we have and how many of us have ...

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How PSD2 will influence the Corporate Banking Payments landscape for the better using Biometrics

09 July 2018  |  10212 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Transaction processing for corporate banking operations are on a completely different scale to the retail-banking world in terms of both value and volume. The resultant revenues form one of the main ...

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Founded by Steve Cook
Date 12 Jun 2018
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Biometrics are the new weapons of war against online fraud and supporting financial services with biometric authentication and their KYC (Know Your Customer) procedures. ​ There are many different areas where biometrics are being deployed. For example in digital identity; an alternative to user names and passwords; protecting against ID theft; account takeovers and multiple accounts. ​ Mobile biometric authentication is helping to verify new and returning customers at the point of log-ins, payments and digital on-boarding.
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