It’s interviews aplenty in this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top stories. Perhaps at a time of such great uncertainty, readers want to hear what some of the industry’s leading authorities have to say – at least about what’s going on in the world of biometrics.
One such prominent figure is Javier Mira, the CEO of FacePhi. His company has attained a high profile as a provider of biometric authentication solutions, especially selfie-based authentication and especially in the LATAM market. Mira came to the ID Talk podcast this week to discuss how FacePhi’s technology is helping retirees in Argentina to collect their pensions, and to offer his thoughts on global markets and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic:
Readers also wanted to hear from BioCatch CEO Howard Edelstein, who gave an exclusive interview to FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill this week. The conversation touched on a number of topics, including remote work security, account takeover attacks, and recent upgrades to BioCatch’s behavioral biometrics platform:
INTERVIEW: BioCatch CEO Howard Edelstein on Pioneering Behavioral Biometrics and Fighting Modern Fraud
And FaceTec CEO Kevin Alan Tussy spoke with FindBiometrics Editor in Chief Peter Counter in an interview published this week. FaceTec is renowned for its selfie-based authentication solution and its highly sophisticated anti-spoofing technology. So the company’s CEO was in a position to offer some fascinating insights on the recent rise in fraudulent identity documents:
In non-interview news, FindBiometrics readers remained interested in what’s going on with FacePhi this week, turning to an article about the firm’s new contract with Hanwha Investment & Securities Co. The deal further expands FacePhi’s reach in the APAC market, which it sees as a key growth area:
And another selfie-based authentication specialist, Onfido, rounds out this week’s top stories roundup with the news that its solution had been approved for online age verification in Germany. The country has stringent regulations about restricting minors’ access to sensitive content online, and its Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media has confirmed that Onfido’s platform can be used to vet end users’ age to enable access:
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.
October 31, 2020 – by Alex Perala