identity fraud

Sterling Report Advocates for Background Checks to Reduce Employee Fraud

Sterling Report Advocates for Background Checks to Reduce Employee Fraud

Sterling has released a new report that examines the gig economy within the context of identity fraud and broader hiring trends. The White Paper was published in collaboration with HR.com’s Research Institute, and was based on a survey of 300 HR professionals from large and small organizations alike. The least surprising finding in the study…

Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant, a global provider of identity verification solutions, announced Friday it has enhanced its image capture and liveness detection technologies, that form the core of their key services Acuant AssureID and Acuant Face. Their image capture services allow for the automatic recognition of the document type being presented, being able to distinguish between a driver’s…

BeyondTrust Security Predictions Highlight Cloud Security and Biometrics

BeyondTrust Security Predictions Highlight Cloud Security and Biometrics

The access management specialist BeyondTrust has issued a series of security predictions for the next five years. The company highlighted the threats facing enterprises and consumers, as well as the steps that cybersecurity providers will take to stop them leading up to 2025. Most notably, BeyondTrust suggests that people should pay more attention to the…

NICE Actimize Adds Buguroo to X-Sight Marketplace

NICE Actimize Adds Buguroo to X-Sight Marketplace

The online security specialist Buguroo is the latest addition to NICE Actimize’s rapidly expanding X-Sight Marketplace. The Marketplace was set up to offer approved products and solutions that will help reduce the threat of financial crime for providers of financial services. The listing of Buguroo comes only days after Facebanx was added to the X-Sight…

Federal Reserve Sounds Alarm About Synthetic Identity Fraud

Federal Reserve Sounds Alarm About Synthetic Identity Fraud

The US Federal Reserve System has released a new White Paper that calls attention to the growing threat of synthetic identity fraud. The paper defines a synthetic identity as one that combines false information – such as a fake name or date of birth – with legitimate information like a social security number that has…

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

The United Nations’ refugee agency has been vocal about the benefits of biometric identification for those in its charge for years, but recently the organization invoked this technology in its own defense. The UNHCR was responding to an extensive investigative report from NBC alleging widespread corruption at the refugee agency. Usually this involves bribery in…