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Fighting the Opioid Crisis: Identity Verification Solutions

The healthcare industry has been battered by the staggering effects of the U.S. opioid crisis. According the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), pharmaceutical companies in the late 1990s reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers. As a result, healthcare providers began to prescribe them much … Continue reading “Fighting the Opioid Crisis: Identity Verification Solutions”

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How Acuant Helps Businesses Meet the Challenge of Implementing Identity Verification Solutions in an Economy where Identity is the New Currency

As more business transactions take place online, customers need not be present to conduct business. Many companies are now recognizing that identity is an organization’s biggest vulnerability and the verification and protection of identity data or PII (personally identifiable information) is paramount. This is creating new challenges for companies to ensure they are doing business … Continue reading “How Acuant Helps Businesses Meet the Challenge of Implementing Identity Verification Solutions in an Economy where Identity is the New Currency”

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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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