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A Worldwide Approach to Global IDs: Why Setting the Standard is No Easy Feat

Organizations and government entities are struggling on a global scale to determine the best methods for approaching identity management. The conversation around national digital IDs is not new. Governments around the world have expressed both interest and concern, in roughly equal amounts, about adopting these in their countries. However, some citizens of more developed countries … Continue reading “A Worldwide Approach to Global IDs: Why Setting the Standard is No Easy Feat”

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Global Challenges with Establishing Identity in Today’s Digital Economy: A Look from a Solutions Provider POV

Acuant CEO Yossi Zekri recently spoke at London’s premiere Identity Week Show recently. Here is a bit of what Yossi had to say from Acuant’s point of view on the global challenges in establishing identity today. We are all aware that establishing identities today is not foolproof. There is no perfect solution to protect customers … Continue reading “Global Challenges with Establishing Identity in Today’s Digital Economy: A Look from a Solutions Provider POV”

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Millennials & Mobile Health: How Providers Can Maximize Convenience & Minimize Fraud

As the largest generation in the U.S., wielding growing purchasing power, Millennials have driven change in all industries – from retail to automotive, banking to healthcare, examples of disruption abound. Their preferences are backed by powerful dollars and any company foolish enough to ignore that fact will be faced with irrelevance in short order. It … Continue reading “Millennials & Mobile Health: How Providers Can Maximize Convenience & Minimize Fraud”

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Federation and Other Trust Models for Cross Vertical Digital Identity Acceptance

Over the past year, digital identity solutions have both matured and newly emerged. Several of the Self Sovereign Identity (SSID) solutions that were first commercially introduced last year, have now made it into pilots. Others solutions are using a metered approach to build a solid credential structure to address a specific vertical use case. Still … Continue reading “Federation and Other Trust Models for Cross Vertical Digital Identity Acceptance”

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Vaping and Cannabis Industries are Booming: Learn how to Easily Comply with Age Verification for Sales of Regulated Goods Online, Mobile and On Premise

Mobile commerce, by any measure, is booming. Forrester estimates that sales made via smartphones is expected to reach $209 billion by 2022 and in 2018 accounted for approximately 23% of all online sales. For businesses selling age-restricted products such as tobacco, e-cigarettes and cannabis, selling online is more challenging. Retailers must verify a customer’s age … Continue reading “Vaping and Cannabis Industries are Booming: Learn how to Easily Comply with Age Verification for Sales of Regulated Goods Online, Mobile and On Premise”

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What We Learned at the Goode Intelligence Biometric Summit

Acuant attended the Goode Intelligence Biometric Summit in NYC last week, where industry experts and providers met to discuss the state of identity, challenges and trends in biometrics. Our own Steve Maloney, EVP of Business Development and Strategy spoke on a panel hosted by International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Executive Director Tovah LaDier to … Continue reading “What We Learned at the Goode Intelligence Biometric Summit”

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Takeaways from KNOW Identity 2019: Hint, Identity is the New Currency

KNOW Identity 2019  hit Las Vegas last week. The show brings together some of the brightest minds in the international identity community to discuss and debate the best way to manage and protect identity and PII in our increasingly digital world. Here is a recap of the biggest highlights and our key takeaways below.   … Continue reading “Takeaways from KNOW Identity 2019: Hint, Identity is the New Currency”

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For Online Gambling, The Real Action Is In Authentication

Acuant’s CEO, Yossi Zekri, was interviewed in this article by PYMNTS.com. You can read the article at its original source here. As online gamblers all but feast on the odds and brackets of the ongoing NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in the U.S. – the first March Madness since the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized sports betting – lawmakers … Continue reading “For Online Gambling, The Real Action Is In Authentication”

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Why Reports Of The Password’s Decline Are Somewhat Exaggerated

Acuant’s EVP of Strategy, Stephen Maloney, was interviewed in this article by PYMNTS.com. You can read the article at its original source here. The password doesn’t get a lot of love these days, and not for entirely unfair reasons. Consumers in 2019 are well past the point where they have a few digital relationships such … Continue reading “Why Reports Of The Password’s Decline Are Somewhat Exaggerated”

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