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Group founded 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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Anna Oleksiuk

EMV vs Biometric Cards: What’s Next in Card Processing?

Discover the history of card payment security and learn how biometrics are increasing the security of card payments Futuristic advances in payment technology are being deployed across the world. Cont...

03 Mar 2020
Vikas Seth

C'mon UBER, You can still lead by Example

Even though UBER being banned from London is old news (from 3 months ago), this is still quite relevant nowadays The reason as stated in new articles was t...

12 Feb 2020
Andrew Bud

2020 predictions for biometrics and digital identity

I think there are few more exciting sectors than biometrics and digital identity in 2020, and it's a privilege to be in the midst of it all. Many of the themes that we’ve talked about for years, from ...

16 Jan 2020
Steve Cook

The debate over active or passive liveness detection and frictionless biometrics

The challenge for biometrics today is that nearly all modalities need to have additional security layers. Nowadays fraudsters have found ways to bypass on-boarding or authentication procedures and in ...

09 Dec 2019
René Hendrikse

Identity technology in the sharing economy

Arguably, the sharing economy may have shrunk our ‘small worlds’ even further. We can now easily book ourselves a stay in the home of ‘trustworthy’ strangers, pick up someone else’s ‘off-the-road’ car...

23 Aug 2019
Steve Cook

Convenience vs Security: The future of facial recognition

Developed in the mid-sixties and first commercially introduced in the 1970s, facial recognition technology has since made huge strides. Now, it's considered a significant feature for major players in ...

17 Jun 2019
Retired Member

Biometrics and Digital Identity: Twenty Years In

On May 1, 1999, I began my career in the biometrics and identity industry at an unknown, fledgling company called Visionics that was promoting facial recognition in a shrink-wrapped box to allow peopl...

14 May 2019
Chris Holmes

Biometric payments at the tip of your fingers

The word biometrics is derived from two Greek words – bio meaning “life” and metrics meaning “to measure”. Biometrics are thus biological measurements, often used in automated methods, to recognize a ...

01 Apr 2019
Retired Member

How Strong Can a PIN Code Really Be?

It’s suggested we use 14-character passwords with numbers, letters, and symbols, and we change this password every 90 days. It’s also suggested this isn’t very secure. I like big numbers, and a 14-cha...

06 Mar 2019
Retired Member

Using Regulations to Boost Your Business

Regulations and mandates often strike fear in C-suites and compliance managers, as they automatically gravitate toward how these could restrict them or hold back their business. Focusing on the puniti...

15 Feb 2019
Retired Member

Are biometrics really the way for 2FA?

I have some concerns around the use of biometrics for online authentication. I know I’m not the only one, and my thoughts are probably not original, but I’m going to need some convincing before I star...

12 Feb 2019
Anthony Pickup

What is holding back commercial eID services?

The recent article[1] about the UK governments attempts to facilitate eID for government services being handed to the private sector made me think what is holding the eID market back? With mobile pho...

08 Feb 2019

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