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IBS Intelligence , 06/17/19
Polymath partners with Blockpass for identity verification solutions
Polymath announced a collaboration with Blockpass for simplifying user onboarding and decreasing required resources in the process. .
Security Intelligence , 06/14/19
The Digital Identity Trust Life Cycle: Partnering for Fraud Prevention and Digital Trust
Many industry experts recommend continuous risk authentication, but your security solution provider and its ability to innovate is just as crucial ...
IBS Intelligence , 06/05/19
Signicat and yes.com collaborate for digital identity service
Norway-based Signicat, a digital identity provider platform and yes.com, a new identity scheme launching in Germany, have partnered to integrate th...
Yahoo Finance , 06/04/19
Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) Announces the Appointment of Six Board Members
Newcomer Louis Jacob brings extensive engineering and transformation design experience to Board
Signicat and yes.com collaborate on digital identity service in Germany
Signicat, a leader in verified digital identity, and yes.com, a new identity scheme launching in Germany, have partnered to integrate the yes.com o...
Mastercard partners Samsung Electronics on identity verification
Mastercard has announced its readiness to collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and...
The Guardian , 06/02/19
What happens to our online identities when we die?
By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into ...
BeinCrypto , 06/02/19
US Visa Applicants Must Now Present Their Digital Identities
Applicants for visas to the United States will now have to submit their social media details under newly-imposed regulations.
The Street, 05/29/19
LinkedIn Acquires Digital Identity Firm Drawbridge
LinkedIn acquires digital identity management company Drawbridge for an undisclosed price.
PR Newswire, 05/29/19
Vision-Box Joins Secure Identity Alliance as an Associate Member
PARIS, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure digital services advisory body, is pleased to an...
Standard Digital , 05/28/19
Mastercard expands digital identity commitment with Samsung
People today are juggling multiple passwords and documents in an attempt to keep their identifying data and money safe.
Mobile Payments Today , 05/28/19
Identiq raises $5M in funding for identify verification startup
Identiq, an Israeli startup specializing in anonymous verfification of digital identity, said it raised $5 million in seed funding led by Entree Ca...
The Straits Times, 05/28/19
Residents can soon use SingPass mobile as their national digital identity for some services
SG-Verify, a new tool developed by the Government, can help businesses save time and gain better access to government-verified data when it is laun...
It's Time For A Unique Digital ID For Every Person In The World
Blockchain may be the technical solution, as companies, international institutions and NGOs long for a global system that authenticate anyone’s ide...
Mobile ID World, 05/23/19
MasterCard and Samsung Working Towards Device-Based Digital Identities
Mastercard and Samsung are teaming up to provide customers with secure digital identities that will be stored on people’s smartphones
Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID
Mobile security gets a boost with new partnership
Biometric Update , 05/22/19
Tonga digital identity plan granted $4.65M by World Bank
Tonga is set to receive a $4.65 million grant from the World Bank to improve the country’s capacity for digital services delivery, which includes u...
Seoul to use blockchain technology in its citizen cards
Blockchain will be used in collecting urban and administrative data around Seoul, which will be useful to figure out where to provide new services ...
Mobile Payments Today , 05/21/19
Mastercard, Samsung partner to develop secure digital identity beyond passwords
Mastercard has entered an agreement with mobile phone giant Samsung to explore ways to secure digital identity that do not rely heavily on password...
Silicon Canals , 05/20/19
Dutch blockchain startup that gives ‘invisible’ children digital identities raises €1.2M funding
The Netherlands-based blockchain startup Tykn, which helps ‘invisible’ refugees to gain a digital identity has recently received an investment of €...
Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data
Microsoft continues its blockchain streak, empowering users to own personal data.
The European Sting , 05/15/19
3 ways to use digital identity systems in global supply chains
This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nadia Hewett, Project Lead,...
Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin
Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the inter...
The Wall Street Journal, 05/09/19
One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System
Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the int...
The European Sting , 05/08/19
What does a good digital ID look like?
This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer...
Harvard Business Review , 05/06/19
The Ups and Downs of India’s Digital Transformation
The country’s demonetization hasn’t stopped people from using cash.
Crowdfund Insider, 05/04/19
SecureKey Says Blockchain based Verified.Me Digital Identity Network Now Being Used by Big Canadian Banks
It appears that Canada's financial services sector is making progress on incorporating blockchain tech for identity verification. SecureKey Technol...
IT World Canada , 05/01/19
Canada’s ‘big 5’ banks launch blockchain-based digital identity service with SecureKey
A blockchain-based digital identity network designed by Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies Inc. and supported by the top banks in Canada announce...
Okta: single sign-on and the future of identity
Is your digital identity secure?
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.
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...
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...
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) ...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Improving User Experiences In The Hospitality Industry
Travelers are increasing their reliance on technology throughout their journies.
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.
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...