digital identity

Yoti and Native Protect Sigma Fans From Ticket Resellers

Yoti and Native Protect Sigma Fans From Ticket Resellers

Yoti is getting into the concert business through its partnership with Native. Native is an app that makes concert and event tickets more readily available to students, and it is teaming up with Yoti to promote a British tour featuring the DJ duo Sigma. While Sigma is the headlining act, the tour itself is set…

Former AWS Exec is IDEMIA’s New Chief Digital Product Officer

Former AWS Exec is IDEMIA’s New Chief Digital Product Officer

A former Amazon executive is now IDEMIA‘s Chief Digital Product Officer. The company has announced that David Desharnais “will lead IDEMIA’s cloud and digital platform strategy.” Desharnais joins the global identity company after serving as Amazon Web Services’ Worldwide Industries Group Head & GM, a position he held since July of 2018. Before that, he…

Quebec Government Mulls Biometric Options for Digital ID Program

Quebec Government Mulls Biometric Options for Digital ID Program

The Quebec Government has begun looking into the creation of a digital identity profile for every citizen to increase the security of private data. Éric Caire, the minister for government digital transformation, said he has begun looking for a private company to help the government realize the goal of replacing outdated methods of identification such…

Deloitte Encourages Businesses to Update Digital Identity Practices

Deloitte Encourages Businesses to Update Digital Identity Practices

Deloitte is trying to raise awareness about digital identity best practices while simultaneously calling attention to some of the main challenges facing businesses and other large organizations. The company notes that many organizations are still utilizing out of date legacy technology, and that those organizations will need to overcome institutional inertia in order to protect…

Goode Lists World’s Most Influential Digital Identity Organizations

Goode Lists World’s Most Influential Digital Identity Organizations

Goode Intelligence is calling attention to some of the most influential players in the world of digital identity. In its latest Digital Identity Report, the research firm specifically listed the top 10 digital identity influencing organizations in the world, a roster that includes heavy hitters like the GSMA and ID4Africa. The other organizations on the…

Mitek Report Finds Consumers Still Wary of Digital Identity Tech

Mitek Report Finds Consumers Still Wary of Digital Identity Tech

Mitek has released a new report that examines digital identity from the consumer perspective. The report highlights some of the key trends that digital identity providers will need to take into account if they want to encourage more widespread use of their technology.  Mitek found that only 25 percent of consumers feel like they have…

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has released a new report that suggests that the majority of Canadians would be receptive to some form of digital identity. Most notably, the Burak Jacobson survey found that 70 percent of Canadians want the government to work with private corporations to develop a national digital…

Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

For those who haven’t heard, FindBiometrics and our sister site Mobile ID World have launched a new podcast — ID Talk. It’s a program dedicated to the topic of digital identity, with episodes revolving around conversations with leading experts and some of the biggest names in the identity industry. In ID Talk’s latest episode, for…

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Biometrics News With its acquisition of Gemalto earlier this year, Thales has established a new “Digital Identity and Security” (DIS) business unit, and has laid out some lofty expectations for the division in a note to investors. According to Thales, the DIS unit comprises Gemalto as well as “a number of digital businesses previously assigned…

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Spend.com has announced plans to integrate KNWN Technologies to bolster the security of its Spend App. KNWN Technologies’ proprietary AI-powered multi-factor facial recognition software will afford users of the Spend App continuous digital identity authentication and protection on any camera-enabled device, in real-time. The Spend App is a multi-currency banking…

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Finds Retail Fraud Attempts have Tripled Since 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Finds Retail Fraud Attempts have Tripled Since 2017

A new LexisNexis Risk Solutions report on the retail market has concluded that fraud is getting worse, with fraud attempts tripling since 2017. The True Cost of Fraud report examined online and brick-and-mortar sellers, and concluded that merchants paid $3.13 for every dollar lost to fraud, a number that is up 6.5 percent from last…

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

A senior executive with the United Nations’ refugee agency has taken another high-profile opportunity to highlight the benefits of the biometric identification of displaced persons. The executive in this case was Kelly T. Clements, the UNHCR’s Deputy High Commissioner. She was speaking at Roosevelt University’s Center for New Deal Studies for the prestigious annual Franklin…

Goode Intelligence Places Focus on Digital Identity at 2020 Summit in London

Goode Intelligence Places Focus on Digital Identity at 2020 Summit in London

Goode Intelligence has put out a call for speakers for its inaugural Identity Summit London. The 2020 event will take place on Thursday, January 30th and will be hosted at Rise London’s conference venue in the city. The Identity Summit London is building on Goode’s Biometric Summits, which began with Biometric Summit London 2018. The…

Nuggets Uses Onfido’s Biometric Tech to Verify Users

Nuggets Uses Onfido’s Biometric Tech to Verify Users

“Our vision for a decentralized future, self-sovereign identity, data and payment, facilitated by blockchain technology, works well with the identity verification services Onfido offers.” – Alastair Johnson, CEO, Nuggets Nuggets, the provider of a blockchain-based digital identity and payments platform, has embraced Onfido‘s selfie-based approach to customer authentication. The latter’s approach to identity verification revolves…

NEC Shares Biometrics Expertise with UN to Fight Global Hunger

NEC Shares Biometrics Expertise with UN to Fight Global Hunger

NEC has agreed to share its biometrics expertise with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Through the partnership, the WFP will be able to upgrade the SCOPE digital identity management platform that the organization uses to distribute food and other benefits. The move is in keeping with the UN’s broader interest in biometric technology,…

RefNow Leverages Yoti for ID Verification, Simplifying the Hiring Process

RefNow Leverages Yoti for ID Verification, Simplifying the Hiring Process

Yoti is teaming up with RefNow in an effort to make the hiring process less of a hassle for employers and candidates alike. RefNow is a London-based human resources company that tracks down and contacts people’s employment references, which saves companies the trouble of doing it themselves.  To use the platform, employers submit the name…

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