Digitization – Identity News
CSO Online, 04/25/19
Using citizen IDs for commercial services will take an identity ecosystem
Citizen identity systems like the UK’s Verify initiative are costly. It only makes sense to offset that cost by allowing commercial entities to uti...
Mobile Health News, 04/25/19
Digital mental health platform Meru Health snags $4.2M in seed funding
The startup plans to put the money towards additional clinical validation and rolling out the system to large health systems and employers.
Identity Automation Reports Record Growth in Q1 2019 and Expands Executive Team
HOUSTON, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Identity Automation, provider of the most complete portfolio of identity and access management (IAM) ...
Global Banking and Finance , 04/25/19
Digital identity: The foundation for trusted transactions in financial services
By Benjamin Jessel, Fintech Advisor, Capco The fintech revolution has been a boon to consumers, who have benefited from increased access to financi...
Compelo , 04/24/19
Sandvik, Codelco partner for automation and digitalization of Chuquicamata mine
Swedish engineering company Sandvik will deliver its AutoMine and OptiMine solutions to Codelco for its Chuquicamata mine in Chile.
Deep Dive: Identity Verification In Online Gaming And Gambling
Online games are growing in popularity, and regulators are starting to worry as more players are using real-world currency for in-game purchases. T...
Venture Beat, 04/24/19
Kony DBX and IDology Partner to Offer World-class Authentication and Identity Verification Services
Press Release Kony, Inc., the leading provider of digital banking applications and low-code platform solutions, and IDology, a GB...
Block Tribune , 04/24/19
Blockchain Identity Firm Civic Expands Network With Civic Pay App
Blockchain identity verification company Civic has introduced a new product that combines identity and payments into one app. Civic allows people t...
PR Web, 04/23/19
IdentityMind Awarded New Patent on Using the Digital Identity Graph to Uncover Risk in Digital Transactions
PALO ALTO, Calif. (PRWEB) April 23, 2019 -- The IdentityMind Platform Accurately Evaluates Financial Transaction Risk By Applying Supervised Machin...
MIT News, 04/23/19
Nine universities team up to create global infrastructure for digital academic credentials
Researchers set sights on a new standard for issuing, sharing, and verifying academic credentials.
Smart Cities World, 04/22/19
Dubai completes first phase of digital identity integration programme
The UAE PASS initiative aims to eventually allow citizens to access all UAE government services via smartphone with a single set of login details.
Improving User Experiences In The Hospitality Industry
Travelers are increasing their reliance on technology throughout their journies.
PR Newswire, 04/17/19
Payfone Raises $24 Million; Announces Strategic Partnership with TransUnion to Add Security, Convenience, and Privacy to Digital Experiences Around the Globe
NEW YORK, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Payfone, an award-winning digital identity authentication leader, today announced the closing of a $24 mil...
PR Newswire, 04/16/19
Enterprises Across the Americas Embrace the Digital Workplace
STAMFORD, Conn., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprises across the Americas are looking for digital workplace providers to help them reduce fri...
Westminster News Online , 04/15/19
Nordic Capital Purchases Digital Identity Leader Signicat
Recently, Nordic Capital revealed the purchase of Signicat, a firm that is a provider of digital identity and signature solutions that runs the lea...
Mobile ID World, 04/15/19
Yoti’s Fellowship Programme Takes a Grassroots Approach to Digital Identity
Yoti has announced the launch of a new Fellowship Programme to explore neglected areas of digital identity research, with grants available
Nordic Capital acquires digital identity developer Signicat
Nordic Capital Fund IX (Nordic Capital) has acquired digital identity and signature solutions provider Signicat for an undisclosed amount.
Nordic Capital acquires digital identity and oboarding pioneer Signicat
Nordic Capital has acquired Norwegian digital identity outfit Signicat with the objective of expanding its ID assurance and digital onboarding tool...
International Banker , 04/10/19
Four Key Things To Consider When Deploying Digital ID Schemes
In any transaction, especially when money is involved, it’s important to know with whom you are transacting. The internet has brought to banking ef...
Cloud Computing , 04/08/19
The five key things every executive needs to know about identity and access management
Organisations need to recognise that perimeter-based security, which focuses on securing endpoints, firewalls and networks, provides no protection ...
Digital identity: Driving towards a connected future
In Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi film Blade Runner, the “future” is set in 2019. In this version, the grey skies are littered with flying cars called ...
Venture Beat, 04/03/19
Kony Teams Up with Okta to Provide World-Class Identity Management and Multi-Factor Authentication
Press Release Kony, Inc., the fastest-growing, cloud-based digital application and low-code platform solutions company today, and Okta,...
Tokenomica Integrates Blockpass' KYC Connect for Identity Verification
HONG KONG, Apr 3, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - The latest in a long line of partnerships, Blockpass has announced today that Tokenomica will be integrat...
The Maritime Executive, 04/02/19
Thales Acquires Digital Identity and Security Firm Gemalto
Completed in 15 months, the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales for 4.8 (US$5.6) billion creates a Grou...
Computer World, 04/01/19
Sphere Identity launches blockchain-based easy sign-up
Auckland-based Sphere Identity, which has developed a blockchain-based platform for identity management, has launched a system that it says will al...
Mobile Identity Company Proxy Emerges From Stealth, Raises $13.6 Million
Proxy, a San Francisco-based mobile identity company that emerged out of stealth, announced it raised $13.6 million in Series A funding.
'Friction-Free' Future: Cryptos, Digital IDs May Reshape Global Economy
Leo Cheng, the co-founder and CEO at Machi X, a marketplace for “discovery and exchange” of intellectual properties (IP) and their rights, has pred...
Mobile ID World, 03/28/19
Signicat Integrates Verimi’s Multi-factor Authentication Services
Signicat has integrated Verimi’s identification platform into its Digital Identity Hub to offer European enterprises a verified digital identity so...
Mastercard Introduces Consumer-Centric Model for Digital Identity
Mastercard (NYSE: MA) introduced a vision for digital identity in todays increasingly connected world. A new paper, Restoring Trust in a Digit...
Smart Cities World, 03/27/19
We need digital identity to unlock the potential of smart cities
Without digital identity, the great potential of smart cities will be squandered, says Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen, AllClear ID.
Block Tribune , 03/26/19
Blockchain Identity Ecosystem For Digital Assets Holders Launched By Tokeny In Europe
Tokenization platform Tokeny has launched its blockchain-powered identity ecosystem for digital assets holders in Europe. Based in Luxembourg, Toke...
Manchester , 03/26/19
Manchester to lead new digital security network
A consortium led by The University of Manchester has been awarded £1.36 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to establ...
Mastercard Wades Into Murky Waters With Its New Digital ID
The credit card company has more details about its plan for a decentralized, universal digital ID, but questions remain.
CPO Magazine , 03/22/19
How to Protect Your Identity in the Digital Age
Every bit of data can be used to make a composite image of who you are, what you like, what your spending habits and others. And hackers know that ...
Compelo , 03/22/19
Digital IDs: Could they be the future of online verification?
Digital IDs and online verification are being championed by the tech industry as the new way to make checks and prove your identity on the internet
Banking Tech, 03/20/19
Jumio integrates with ComplyAdvantage for new AML solution
Highlighting the role of sanctions lists in helping fight financial crime.
Coin Idol, 03/20/19
Blockchain Tech to Help Manage Digital Identity in Italy
The management of digital identity on the blockchain through smart contracts must essentially split the difference with full decentralization - the...
Bitcoin Exchange Guide , 03/18/19
Was Texas’ “Verified Identity Digital Currency” Bill Any Better than New York’s BitLicense?
Earlier this month, BitcoinExchangeGuide reported about the infamous Texas crypto bill which requires the checking for the payor's identity by the ...
Banking Tech, 03/18/19
A guide to digital identity verification: the tech and trends
Examine global trends in identity and technical insights into viable solutions.
Passbase is building a full-stack identity engine with privacy baked in
Digital identity startup Passbase has bagged $600,000 in pre-seed funding led by a group of business angel investors from Alphabet, Stanford, Klein...
How digital identity can address both protection and inclusion
Digital identification systems have become an international development priority. Now, NGOs, donors, and tech actors seek to strike a balance betwe...
Business Tech, 03/14/19
Investec reveals prototype of blockchain-based identity system
Investec, in collaboration with BankservAfrica and uPort, has demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain.
Why Reports Of The Password’s Decline Are Somewhat Exaggerated
Stephen Maloney, EVP at Acuant, discusses how alternative technologies will evolve to replace the password as a means of authentication.