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iiDENTIFii biometrics chosen by Zambian bank to drive financial inclusion

South African biometrics and ID verification firm iiDENTIFii has sealed a deal with the Zambian National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) to…

Jul 28, 2023

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…

Sep 28, 2022

iiDENTIFii secures $15M in funding to expand face biometric authentication across Africa

South Africa-based iiDENTIFii has secured 272 million South Africa Rand (approximately US$15.2 million) in a series A funding round to…

May 10, 2022

South Africans told biometric-SIM link is ‘next step,’ ‘evolution’ as consultation closes

Reported details and reaction are emerging to the March 2022 proposal by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA),…

Mar 1, 2022

iiDENTIFii joins accelerator program to scale up biometric KYC business

South African firm iiDENTIFii has been chosen for the JSE Enterprise Accelerator Program to enable it to increase its market…

Sep 9, 2021

iiDENTIFii and iProov tout successful biometric ID verification partnership

iiDENTIFii says its engagement as the lead Africa partner of iProov for biometric identity verification and authentication services in South…

Jul 20, 2021

Retail and commercial banks need to enhance digital security to safeguard clients

By Gur Geva, Founder and CEO of iiDENTIFii Now more than ever, the need for improved data security within financial…

Jul 2, 2021

IrisGuard, SAFR, TypingDNA, Corsight AI, iiDENTIFii biometric, security expertise awarded

Several biometric companies have received new awards this week, with IrisGuard winning a GSMA GLOMO prize at MWC21, and SAFR…

Nov 5, 2020

Biometrics present banks with opportunity amid need for better identity verification integration

Half of UK banks that use identity verification for current accounts take customers out of channel to do so, but…

Oct 22, 2020

South Africa urged to adopt biometrics amid growing ID fraud

There have been recommendations from various quarters for the South African government to adopt biometric technology in order to stem…

Jun 8, 2020

Biometric voter list in Ghana draws long lines and criticism, ID4Africa webinar series launch a hit

Innovation from and for the continent is one running theme in this week’s African biometrics news round-up, while issues around…

Apr 9, 2020

South African organizations implement voice and face biometrics to detect, reduce fraud

OneVault has signed an agreement with the South African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) to deliver a biometric fraud detection solution…

Apr 5, 2020

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: BIO-key, Yoti, Simprints, iiDENTIFii and Innovatrics

The coronavirus pandemic is also an opportunity for digital technology, according to the CEO of social enterprise Simprints. Elsewhere, the…

Mar 29, 2020

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

Mar 20, 2020

iiDENTIFii reports surge in automated facial recognition and authentication demand

iiDENTIFii has announced its biometric facial recognition technology can maintain system security during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, by enabling a…

Mar 3, 2020

Banks launch facial biometrics for retail payments in Nigeria and mobile services in South Africa

A pair of banks in Africa are launching authentication with facial biometrics for financial services, one for in-person transactions and…

Dec 1, 2019

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: crime and its prevention, Red Cross blockchain

The theme this week shifts to crime. Biometrics are being used in a new national sex offenders register for Nigeria,…

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Retail and commercial banks need to enhance digital security to safeguard clients

By Gur Geva, Founder and CEO of iiDENTIFii Now more than ever, the need for improved data security within financial…

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