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GSA testing for biometric bias ahead of Login.gov identity proofing rollout

The U.S. General Services Administration is testing facial recognition, behavioral biometrics and other technologies for remote identity proofing for the…

Apr 4, 2024

Multi-layered and biometric IDV can prevent pervasive rental fraud: report

Six out of ten property managers said they faced rental fraud in the past two years, according to research from…

Mar 21, 2024

Financial fraud is exploding, fueled by cheap and easy generative AI tools

If biometrics and digital identity providers seem hyperbolic about the risk of fraud and the importance of data security, consider…

Mar 19, 2024

GSA names 8 identity proofing companies for $194.5M in Login.gov contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded eight blanket purchase agreements to identity proofing companies for its SSO portal Login.gov. The…

Feb 14, 2024

This Valentine’s Day, fight romance scams with ID verification

Romance scams, or scams where bad actors leverage online dating to extract money from its victims, can happen year round…

Dec 1, 2023

TransUnion research shows most in US fear identity fraud, but rates keep climbing

Digital identity fraud trends published at yearend in the U.S. and globally by a credit-reporting firm seem to be contradictory…

Nov 7, 2023

TransUnion survey says call centers need authentication help to fend off attacks

Often the only humans that consumers associate with a brand, call center staff are being targeted with authentication scams. A…

Aug 21, 2023

US studies possible accessibility hurdles for remote ID verification

The U.S. Government Services Administration, which is responsible for the nation’s problematic single sign-in program, is studying how to make…

Mar 31, 2023

Fake documents and synthetic identities led to higher fraud in financial services in 2022

Sapio Research and partner Regula have revealed that the impact of identity fraud varies for organizations in the Financial Services industry,…

Mar 15, 2023

More digital engagement means more fraud and passwords, boosting biometrics’ appeal

The possibility of greater convenience and security together is positioning biometrics to dethrone passwords as the top choice for authentication…

Mar 2, 2023

It’s been an ugly six months for identity theft and data breaches

A look back at U.S. security debacles in 2022, combined with a “major incident” this year, is doing nothing to…

Dec 6, 2022

ID fraud rises worldwide but biometrics helps KYC

Several companies in the know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) spaces have recently shared new insights into the industry. The…

Sep 27, 2022

Behavioral analytics from NeuroID integrated by TransUnion to stop fraud and false positives

TransUnion has integrated behavioral analytics from NeuroID to help businesses fight fraud and reduce false positives in fraud detection. The…

Aug 10, 2022

Digital insurance fraud spike offers market opportunity for biometric KYC providers

The rate of suspected global digital fraud attempts targeting the insurance industry increased 159 percent between Q2 2021 and Q2…

Mar 9, 2022

Biometrics is most popular for onboarding in only one country — survey

Buried in a new marketing-driven survey about the importance of consumers’ retail digital experience, is a surprising insight into the…

Feb 25, 2022

Downwind of IRS decision to back off biometric authentication: More change

An event as significant as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service distancing itself from biometric identifier vendor ID.me was bound to…

Feb 22, 2022

Neustar, LumenVox add voice biometrics to partners’ cloud computing platforms

Cloud service providers Altigen and Twilio have augmented their security options with biometric voice authentication offered by Neustar and LumenVox,…

Sep 17, 2021

ForgeRock raises $275M and reaches $2.8B valuation in IPO

The latest major IPO in the biometrics space with ForgeRock’s initial public offering raking in $275 million and its stock…

Aug 13, 2021

Digital ID partnerships for financial services unveiled, fraud shifting to new sectors

More firms from various industries are partnering with digital identity verification companies to adopt digital KYC functions to tackle fraud….

Jun 23, 2021

Digital ID providers extend technology to support compliance with financial regulations

Several digital identity technology providers have reached new agreements to extend their software and services to help businesses meet financial…

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