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ThreatFabric, Pangea, ID.me announce new senior executives

Digital ID and biometrics services providers ThreatFabric, Pangea and ID.me have announced new appointments of senior officials to boost their…

May 9, 2023

ID.me, Sterling earn star from Kantara Initiative for in-person identity verification

ID.me and Sterling Check Corp have scored a new win on digital identity standards, with the Kantara Initiative recognizing that…

May 2, 2023

ID.me, NextgenID speed up identity verification process for users

Identity verification and authentication provider ID.me announced it saw customer experience improvements with its IAL2-verified users. The company says it…

Apr 17, 2023

ID.me expands biometric access for government agencies via Carahsoft partnership

A new partnership between ID.me and Carahsoft Technology Corp. will make the former’s secure digital network and technology more widely…

Apr 11, 2023

ID.me rakes in $132M to expand biometric service access, portable digital ID

ID.me has taken the opportunity of appointing a new CFO to reveal that it has raised $132 million in a…

Apr 5, 2023

ID.me reports millions of new sign-ups for its digital wallet

One hundred million people in the United States have signed up to use a digital wallet from identification vendor ID.me….

Mar 29, 2023

GSA’s Login.gov not ready for authentication volume IRS needs

The U.S. tax deadline is rapidly approaching, arriving on April 18, 2023, for most Americans and as of today, you…

Nov 18, 2022

ID.me’s travails are a problem for the biometrics industry

ID.me’s repeated self-congratulations about the intercepting billions in attempted fraud against U.S. state and federal governments do not appear to…

Nov 16, 2022

ID.me attempts pivot to champion of the unbanked

ID.me wants to move on from being associated with fraud, “reckless” handling of biometrics and personal information and dire customer…

Aug 10, 2022

ID.me finds itself accused of biometric data privacy violation

The state of Illinois’ biometric privacy law this week spawned another proposed class action. The plaintiff, a former health care…

Jul 14, 2022

ID2020 appoints ED to unite ecosystem around user-controlled digital ID

Clive Smith has been named the new executive director of ID2020. He takes up the mantle to lead the group’s…

Jul 8, 2022

OCR Labs, ID.me, IDnow, Idex Biometrics announce new executives

Businesses operating in the busy biometrics and digital ID markets have recently unveiled new executive hires to expand the reach…

Jun 27, 2022

Sentry Enterprises, ID.me, authID.ai receive authentication, data security certifications

A number of companies in the biometric space have received new qualifications, with Sentry Enterprises announcing the completion of FIDO2…

Jun 17, 2022

Execs move out of Clearview; others move to Daon, ID.me and Lumeo

Reuters is reporting that Clearview AI has lost its sales chief and some staff. According to unnamed sources and independent…

Jun 10, 2022

US trademark office isn’t saying why its digital ID verification plan has stalled

A postponement in the requirement that U.S. trademark applicants verify their identities remains in place without an explanation or a…

Jun 9, 2022

How far did ID.me stray in reacting to Covid identity verification contract?

Will ID.me’s U.S. Government business be the next casualty of the pandemic? According to investigative reporting by news publisher Business…

May 18, 2022

US senators want FTC probe into ID.me

A group of Democratic senators led by Senator Ron Wyden have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ID.me for allegedly…

May 5, 2022

Chastened IRS plays down biometrics for taxpayers, starts service for tax preparers

If anyone thought the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s biometrics headache would abate after it backtracked on a remote authentication function,…

Apr 25, 2022

Hitachi LG, CardLab, Shufti Pro, Datasonic win accolades for biometric products

A joint venture with Hitachi and LG won a design award for its facial recognition smart signage system, CardLab was…

Apr 14, 2022

US oversight committee wants answers on ID.me biometric accuracy, contracts and more

The leaders of the U.S. House Oversight Committee have penned a lengthy letter to ID.me, The Washington Post reports, to inquire…

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ID.me and the future of biometric zero trust architecture

By Mike Vesey, Founder and CEO of IdRamp The backlash against the recent IRS policy requiring taxpayers to access tax…

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