This week saw the conclusion of the Financial Biometrics Month Special Event at FindBiometrics, and so it’s no coincidence that our latest roundup of top stories is dominated by a financial theme.
Jumio gives us a good example with which to kick things off. The company launched a new guide for financial services providers and other regulated businesses to help them understand Anti-Money Laundering regulations and how to achieve compliance with them. Readers were understandably interested in the announcement of ‘The Dawn of End-to-End AML Compliance’:
There was also our Financial Biometrics Month roundup, offering a helpful overview of our featured coverage over the past several weeks. The roundup reviews features on the disruptions of COVID-19, the next big trends in payments and digital money, and new approaches to the banking business and infrastructure, as well as a financial services-focused panel conversation on the ID Talk podcast:
The financial services sector also proved to be an important topic in our popular three-part ID Talk series with top executives from HID Global. The company’s Business Area Project Manager Todd Seeley, discussed identity verification and authorization in finance in part two of the ID Talk special, while Brett Lannoo, Senior Regional Sales Manager for North America, covered remote access in the enterprise in part one, and Oriol Turro, Business Development Manager for the Americas, discussed employee authentication in healthcare in part three:
ID Talk Special Event: HID Global’s Experts Discuss Biometrics, Access and Identity in Enterprise, Finance and Healthcare
This week’s top stories roundup also features some biometric cards news – though not biometric payment cards, for a change. Readers showed a lot of interest in the news that the Government of Nepal is preparing to issue an international tender for the printing and distribution of biometric national ID cards:
And finally, a general guide for organizational digital security from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST’s ‘Quick Start’ manual is aimed at helping organizations using its Risk Management Framework to better understand their own particular security needs:
Stay posted to FindBiometrics next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of biometrics. To see the hottest stories of the week in mobile digital identity, visit our sibling site Mobile ID World.
November 7, 2020 – by Alex Perala