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How 2018 Changed The Software Development Landscape

Varun Garg, Acuant’s Director of Cloud and Mobile Engineering, recently contributed to DevPro Journal with an overview of the advances in the 2018 software development landscape. You can read his article below. To read the original, click here. Software development ranks as the number one job in the U.S. Although the demand for developers is not new, … Continue reading “How 2018 Changed The Software Development Landscape”

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Three Ways to Combat Rising Retail Fraud

Reports show that fraud challenges and cost pressures continue to plague retailers across the U.S. A study from ACI Worldwide projects a 14 percent increase in total retail fraud attempts and a 17 percent increase in value this year compared to 2017. Areas of particular concern are the sharp rise in card-not-present (CNP) and mobile commerce fraud, according … Continue reading “Three Ways to Combat Rising Retail Fraud”

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Four Digital Identity Predictions for 2019

Identity fraud – which according to Javelin Strategy and Research was an all-time record high in 2017 – has left consumers frustrated with the current identity verification process. As such, identity – and protecting that data – will have greater value than ever before. Trusted transactions are critical to reducing fraud and fueling growth for businesses and … Continue reading “Four Digital Identity Predictions for 2019”

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Up in the Air: Americans Board Planes without Government Issued Identification

When you think of airport security in the US today, you most likely picture long lines, TSA agents and fumbling to pull out your government issued ID. Security appears to be very strict and very time consuming. Would you believe that a person can get through security and board a plane showing only their Costco … Continue reading “Up in the Air: Americans Board Planes without Government Issued Identification”

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Establishing Trust in the Sharing Economy: Acuant Partners with Clutch Technologies to Power Identity Verification for Innovative Car Subscription Service

With today’s expanding sharing economy, there are many innovative companies offering services one may have never thought possible. How would you like to drive five different luxury cars in one month? With Clutch Technologies, that is possible due to their unique subscription service. With such a business model, there is a level of risk involved. … Continue reading “Establishing Trust in the Sharing Economy: Acuant Partners with Clutch Technologies to Power Identity Verification for Innovative Car Subscription Service”

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Self-Sovereign Identity: Addressing the Digital Identity Crisis

In today’s world, much of our data is stored online. Individuals are strongly encouraged by mobile apps, retail websites and social network providers to “update their profile” to share more and more personal information in addition to that already collected. Companies use this data to improve the user experience and to better understand their customers. … Continue reading “Self-Sovereign Identity: Addressing the Digital Identity Crisis”

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The Face of Travel Today: Smart Airports, Biometrics, ePassports and Defining a Secure Identity Token

  This past year, there has been a surge of activity across the travel continuum trying to enhance traveler facilitation and engagement, while at the same time implementing stronger identity assurance and security measures.  In fact, over the next three years, 77% of airports and 71% of airlines are planning major programs or R&D in … Continue reading “The Face of Travel Today: Smart Airports, Biometrics, ePassports and Defining a Secure Identity Token”

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Industry Experts Declare Identity is Broken: A Discussion on Innovation in Identity

Last week in NYC, OWI hosted a panel discussion with BioCatch, InfoMart, Ipsidy, PTB Ventures and Uniken on Innovation in Identity.   Identity is Broken The first question was, is identity broken? The answer was a unanimous yes. No one disagreed on that; rather the discourse was around what to do about it as global … Continue reading “Industry Experts Declare Identity is Broken: A Discussion on Innovation in Identity”

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