Digital Transformation in Insurance

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE 17th – 18th May 2017, London Your toolkit for end-to-end operational adaptation to reach the digital-savvy future consumer The Digital Transformation in Insurance Congress will bring together 100 insurers, brokers, aggregators and solution providers to uncover the practical steps needed to succeed in a digital era. Split into 5 digestible themes, attendees will explore the challenges and emerging opportunities to both deliver operational efficiency but also exceed customer’s digital expectations. With efficiency and digitization at the

Gigya survey finds that 42% of consumers have poor password habits

Gigya has published a new study entitled “2017 State of Consumer Privacy and Trust survey”, revealing that many people have poor password habits with 42 percent of consumers admit to using four or fewer passwords across online accounts. The research shows how consumer trust and a business’s reputation remain uncertain as brands delay adoption of stronger authentication methods to protect online consumer identities. The survey found that 68 percent of consumers are concerned about how brands use their personal data,

Deep stakeholder engagement marks day 2 of ID4Africa 2017

Day two of ID4Africa 2017 wrapped up with hundreds of delegates from dozens of African nations remaining deep in discussion late into the evening in host city Windhoek, Namibia. The second day of the third annual ID4Africa forum was highlighted by seven information sessions covering a wide range of specific topics in digital identity, as well as a day-long session on document security. Each of the forum’s day two sessions included several speakers, with topics including overcoming ID systems challenges

Mark Crego, Janice Kephart form identity strategy consultancy firm

Mark Crego and Janice Kephart have formed a new independent identity strategy consultancy firm called Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP), which is designed to provide technical and policy expertise in the identity market. The founding partners have a combined experience of nearly 35 years in identity expertise spanning federal governments, the 9/11 Commission, private industry, think tank and non-profit leadership. IdSP is being established to provide strategic vision to the many identity-related issues, with the company release citing examples of

SDW 2017

SDW 2017 – Security Document World – 11th Edition Conference: 26-28 June 2017 – Exhibition: 27-28 June 2017 QEII Centre, London, UK SDW – now in its 11th year – is the world-leading event providing a global showcase for next-generation human identity solutions, focusing on intrinsic document security and on the new cutting-edge secure infrastructure now required to produce and use these advanced documents in live situations. At the heart of the event is our exhibition – the biggest in

connect:ID 2017

connect:ID 2017:Physical & digital identity in the 21st century May 1-3, 2017 WEWCC, Washington, DC, USA Welcome to the 4th edition of connect:ID – with it’s leading global conference and exhibition that focuses on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds. The event takes place May 1-3, 2017 in Washington, DC, with the conference running for 3 days and the free-to-visit exhibition open for 2 days – May 2-3,

TRUSTECH 2016

TRUSTECH 2016 Nov 29 to Dec 1 Cannes, France TRUSTECH 2016 The Largest event dedicated to Trust-Based Technologies: Payment, Identification, Connections & Security are the buzz words for a 3-day event offering unrivaled networking & business opportunities and a complete line up of thought leaders speakers.

TeleSign appoints identity and security veteran as CEO

Mobile identity solutions firm TeleSign has appointed Aled Miles as CEO, effective immediately. Miles previously served as senior vice president at Symantec, responsible for the global Norton business, the Latin America geography, Global Strategic Accounts and IoT, Cloud & SaaS partnerships worldwide. Miles also served as executive vice president and GM at identity management firm ForgeRock. “TeleSign has successfully scaled the business to over $100 million in annual revenue and Aled will be instrumental in taking the company to the

Researchers develop method to identify people even when faces are hidden

German researchers have developed a new method that identifies people even when the majority of their photos are untagged or obscured, according to a report by Motherboard. In a new paper, researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Saarbrücken demonstrate a method that takes into account previously-observed patterns related to a person’s head and body, to accurately identify the individual even when his or her face is blurred or completely hidden This “Faceless Recognition System” works by training a neural

The Biometric Citizen

Biometrics is becoming more familiar in the commercial marketplace, but it has a relatively long history of use by governments worldwide — not only to lower security risks and mitigate fraud, but also to improve delivery of goods and services to citizens. The focus on strong personal identification is the best means of achieving these objectives. Whether the application is border control or benefit disbursement, knowing the identity of whomever is gaining access to a country, service or privilege is