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GBG (stock info) offers a range of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers.

GBG Biometrics News

 

Signs of a COVID hangover in results as China lockdowns dampen biometrics boom

Company financials bring an update on the state of the biometrics and identity sectors with positive figures as GBG releases…

Apr 6, 2022

GBG reveals plans to take digital ID leadership in Americas and globally with new divisions

GBG has created new Americas and Global Product groups to bring together its recent acquisitions in the biometrics space. The combined…

Mar 22, 2022

Prioritize onboarding and digital identity fraud protection or lose customers: GBG survey

Market research from GBG suggests that mass smartphone adoption and digital identity creation places heightened emphasis on smooth onboarding processes…

Feb 1, 2022

GBG reaches $19M deal for New Zealand selfie biometrics provider Cloudcheck

GBG has acquired New Zealand-based biometrics provider Cloudcheck in a £14 million (US$18.9 million) deal to strengthen its position in the Australasia…

Dec 8, 2021

Fraud, deepfake threats rising as biometric IDV forecast for 4X market growth by 2030

Face biometrics and liveness detection are proving effective against a rising tide of online fraud, in terms of the number…

Dec 8, 2021

Microsoft-Nuance buyout deal slowed by regulator; GBG-Acuant completed

In selling and please-let-me-buy news, an ID-verification firm was sold by a U.S. private equity firm to UK-based GB Group,…

Nov 26, 2021

Identity verification innovation: eSIMs, mobile network data and scanning the black market

New digital identity verification systems and features bring security to eSIM onboarding, check mobile network operator records as a further…

Nov 19, 2021

New CFO for Secret Double Octopus as digital ID technology providers unveil appointments

Secret Double Octopus has appointed Yair Averbuch as its chief financial officer, describing him as an “IPO and scale out veteran”…

Nov 18, 2021

GBG adds Acuant’s selfie biometrics and Trusted Identity Platform with $736M deal

Acuant is the latest biometric identity verification provider to be snapped up, in a $736 million deal with GBG the latter expects…

Nov 10, 2021

UK selects over a dozen biometrics providers for immigration self-enrollment trial

The biometric suppliers and sub-suppliers for the UK Home Office’s forensic border check trial have been unveiled. A privacy information…

Oct 4, 2021

Socure hits customer milestone as selfie biometrics providers disclose deals

A number of firms providing selfie biometrics for identity verification and know your customer checks have shared updates, with Socure…

Oct 1, 2021

BIO-key, Plurilock and Onfido win Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards

BIO-key, Plurilock and Onfido have each won 2021 Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards for their biometrics and digital identity technologies. Elsewhere, 1Kosmos and…

Sep 21, 2021

Ondato, GBG hiring as biometric authentication businesses expand

Ondato is hiring up to 50 persons for different roles as the Lithuanian biometric authentication company is opening offices in…

Sep 7, 2021

Selfie biometrics providers score partnerships, customer wins and fundraising

Veratad and GBG have each formed partnerships to distribute their selfie biometrics technologies to new customers. Customer wins in the…

Aug 10, 2021

‘Byzantine’ to ‘inclusive’: status update on UK digital ID

The good, the bad and the puzzling elements of the UK’s digital ID project and landscape were discussed by a…

Aug 4, 2021

GBG selects ID R&D passive biometric liveness for new identity document verification tool

Onboarding specialist GBG is launching an easy-to-use online tool for simplifying identity document checking for small businesses. RapID is a web-based…

Jul 14, 2021

Omidyar, GBG back Women in Identity’s Code of Conduct research

Women in Identity, a group promoting diversity across the identity industry, has signed up big-name sponsors for its Code of…

Jul 13, 2021

Suprema ID, Simprints, SenseTime, Pindrop, GBG, ID2020 welcome new executives, advisors

Biometrics providers Suprema ID, Simprints, SenseTime, Pindrop and GBG, along with ID2020, have all hired new executives and advisors to…

Jul 5, 2021

Biometrics for compliant remote onboarding in high demand; Spanish regulator displeased

Alan Goode and an ID R&D executive recently discussed how companies can keep friction in their remote customer interactions low…

Apr 23, 2021

GBG earnings beat the street on strength of biometrics and identity solutions

GBG has announced revenues of £217 million (roughly US$300.5 million) for its fiscal 2021, which ended on March 31, a 9…

GBG Industry Insights

 

Identity fraud is rising – here’s what you need to know

By Gus Tomlinson, General Manager at GBG Every day, whether they know it or not, consumers are relying on identity-based…

Seven ways to win the race against identity-fraudsters

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