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Articles By Joel R. McConvey

Joel McConvey is a creative content producer and digital specialist who helps people and organizations tell their story across platforms, and meet the challenges of a digital culture that changes quickly and often. Reach him on Twitter @jrmcconvey.

For many, certain key life relationships have a core of trust that is beyond question – a bond of the…

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Sterling Check Corp. acquired by First Advantage for $2.2B in cash and stock

Atlanta-headquartered First Advantage Corporation, which provides employment background screening, is acquiring biometric identity verification firm Sterling Check Corp. for a…

 

Biometrics providers see novel uses for facial recognition in healthcare and education

Through a new partnership with Latin American security provider ISEG, Corsight AI’s facial recognition technology has been deployed at three…

 

Trust report shows UK public wants digital identity to be inclusive

The UK Department for Science, Innovation & Technology (DSIT) has released a findings report summarizing a public consultation on trust…

 

Mobai secures $2.8M in seed funding for more secure face biometrics

Norway-based facial recognition and biometric face verification provider Mobai announced on LinkedIn that it has secured 30 million Norwegian kroner…

 

Maker confesses to Biden audio deepfakes flagged by Pindrop

The source of the fake Joe Biden robocalls that have rattled U.S. politics has been revealed, as lawmakers continue to…

 

Global demand for age estimation, verification drives deals for ITL, new entrants

Innovative Technology’s in-person age estimation technology has won a vote of trust from Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards, while startup…

 

Texas sues over inadequate age verification, as national march to legislation continues

Age verification laws are being enacted across North America in what looks like a chain reaction. But the cascade of…

 

ATB Ventures becomes first service provider to receive DIACC PCTF certification

A release from the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) says that Oliu, a blockchain-identity management and verification…

 

ACFE report says generative AI and biometrics key to fighting fraud, now and in future

It could not be put more plainly: “in 2024, using technology as part of an anti-fraud program is a necessity.”…

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