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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


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…

Mar 31, 2021

Accura Scan, Yoti and ID R&D selfie biometrics deployed for customer onboarding

Three new implementations of selfie biometrics for remote customer onboarding and regulatory compliance checks with technology from Accura Scan, Yoti…

Feb 26, 2021

Selfie biometrics ID check partnerships address costly onboarding security concerns

A new Signicat report highlights the overall trend of financial application abandonment due to complex and lengthy onboarding coupled with…

Feb 5, 2021

GBG adds NFC scanning to document check and selfie biometrics with InnoValor partnership

GBG has partnered with Near-Field Communication (NFC) provider InnoValor to bring NFC-scanning to its biometric onboarding solution IDScan and wider suite…

Jan 28, 2021

GBG intelligence center combines biometrics with data analysis to help financials fight ID fraud

GBG has launched an intelligence center to help financial institutions enhance their fraud detection capabilities with its biometrics and data…

Dec 22, 2020

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…

Dec 18, 2020

Biometric onboarding and compliance technologies launched as report shows ID fraud rising

Biometric technology upgrades and solutions for remote onboarding and compliance have been launched by Smart Engines, and Yoti, while new…

Dec 9, 2020

Biometrics companies see gains ahead with strong earnings, opportunities and IPO

GBG reports strong revenues of £103.5 million (US$138.4 million) between April and September 2020 for its identity data intelligence, which the…

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Preventing fraud, the alternative way

By Gus Tomlinson, Chief Product Officer, EMEA at GBG Our digital identities allow us to buy and interact like never…

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