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Financial Action Task Force examines biometrics in draft guidance on digital ID

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a draft Guidance Paper on digital identity, setting out a risk-based approach…


ID authentication vendor seeing fewer financial fraud attempts in Africa

ID fraud attempts are falling across Africa compared to the previous year, a new marketing KYC report from authentication firm…


Compliance and fraud prevention tools introduced for crypto, digital transactions

London-based digital ID firm Sumsub has released a new Travel Rule solution for compliance in the crypto industry. Discussed last…


Financial institution exemption dooms student’s BIPA class action suit

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney For almost four years now, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy…


Financial services, behavioral biometrics, and the scam technology arms race

By Serpil Hall, Head of Fraud Prevention at D4t4 Solutions Scams have plagued human society since the dawn of man….


New remote financial services with selfie biometrics and ID checks launched for EMEA, UK, Baltic clients

Fenergo has fast-tracked the launch of a cloud-based Remote Account Opening (RAO) solution in the EMEA region to help banks…


Task force encourages robust digital ID for remote banking as Aadhaar payment service promoted

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) says in a new guidance paper that digital ID systems with appropriate risk mitigation…


Pakistan leverages biometric tech for inclusive banking and to secure property transactions

Pakistan has almost finalized preparations for the poverty alleviation program Ehsaas Kifalat, which will be officially launched on January 31,…


Government action, facial biometrics and industry responsibility top identity news of the week

Numerous announcements were made this week of biometric deployments and implementations, for airports, retail security, and national digital ID programs….


Long term guidance key to leveraging technology for financial inclusion in Africa

One of the informational sessions at ID4Africa 2018 explored how robust and affordable identity schemes can function as key enablers…

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