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US sees identity theft fraud problem more clearly than biometrics’ role in addressing it

Americans recognize the challenge of securing their social safety net, as shown in a GovTech article touting a holistic approach…

 

Cyberfraud victim advocates fear biometrics buyers rushing to deploy

Where biometrics is being adopted to protect U.S. consumers, too many deployments are reflexive and poorly thought out, according to…

 

Fraud levels have more than doubled globally over the past five years, Jumio reports

New account fraud has gone up 18 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 global reports, adding up to a 106.8…

 

IRS still needs to strengthen taxpayer authentication, protect PII

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) “ability to continuously monitor its current authentication methods, while also looking ahead to new identity…

 

University of Texas at Austin Center for Identity releases identity theft report

The University of Texas at Austin Center for Identity today announced that it has released a research report titled, the…

VerifyMe Inc.

VerifyMe, Inc. (stock info) is a leader in Multi-Factor Authentication and Anti-Counterfeiting technologies which prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud…

 

MorphoTrust eID solution to help decrease tax refund fraud in Alabama

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) and the state of Alabama are teaming up to protect citizens against identity theft and state income…

 

Illinois to integrate facial recognition for driver’s licenses and ID cards

The State of Illinois will begin integrating facial recognition features this week in its driver’s licenses and identification cards as…

 

Oyo State govt to use biometric data to verify the identity of 16K alleged ghost workers

The government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, said is implementing biometrics authentication technology to verify the…

 

Neuroscience research might lead to identity verification through brainwaves

Sarah Laszlo, a cognitive neuroscientist and an assistant professor at the State University of New York, Binghamton is exploring the…

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