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Checkr Adds Onfido Identity Verification Tech to New Background Check Platform

Checkr Adds Onfido Identity Verification Tech to New Background Check Platform

Onfido and Berbix are partnering with Checkr to create an all-in-one background check and identity verification platform. The new solution is called Checkr Connect IDV, and it will blend Onfido’s selfie authentication tech with Berbix’s photo ID verification tech to match a face to an ID and confirm the identities of candidates during the hiring…

Yoti Biometric Mobile ID Enables Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Stores

Yoti Biometric Mobile ID Enables Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Stores

Yoti users can now use the app for age-restricted purchases at convenience stores in the UK. The news comes after the Association of Convenience Stores agreed to recognize Yoti’s digital IDs, making it the first smartphone-based ID solution to make its way to Britain’s brick and mortar corner stores. To implement the system, Yoti will…

Jumio Partners with Anti-Fraud Specialist TruNarrative

Jumio Partners with Anti-Fraud Specialist TruNarrative

Another digital-focused platform is taking advantage of Jumio‘s identity verification technology: The company has announced a partnership with TruNarrative, an anti-fraud, eKYC and AML compliance platform. The partnership will extend Jumio’s identity verification solutions to TruNarrative’s client base through the latter’s ‘Appstore’ solutions portfolio, allowing them to take advantage of its extensive ID document verification…

FinTech Messaging App with Onfido Security Stokes Investor Interest

FinTech Messaging App with Onfido Security Stokes Investor Interest

A UK FinTech startup is celebrating a big new funding round: Manchester-based Nivo brought in £2 million from GP Bullhound, the Angel CoFund, and EG Solutions CEO Elizabeth Gooch, and other investors. The startup only just launched in late 2018 as a spinoff from Barclays Bank, and specializes in secure instant messaging for financial services…

Jumio and Monzo Renew Award-Winning Partnership

Jumio and Monzo Renew Award-Winning Partnership

“As Monzo continues to grow, we know that Jumio will scale with our business, helping Monzo create the best-possible experience for our banking customers while fighting financial crime,. – Natasha Vernier, Head of Financial Crime, Monzo Jumio has renewed its award-winning partnership with Monzo. The two parties first teamed up back in 2017, with Jumio…

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

“Work will continue to change, but identity will always remain a fundamental element of enterprise security.” That observation is key to the perspective offered in Aware, Inc.‘s newest white paper, “Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work”, a newly published resource offering a compelling assessment of the enterprise security landscape in the…

Yoti Commits to Biometrics Institute’s Seven Ethical Principles

Yoti Commits to Biometrics Institute’s Seven Ethical Principles

Yoti has come out in support of the Biometrics Institute’s seven ethical principles for biometrics. The recently published principles are designed to guide companies in the biometrics space to ensure that they use the technology for the public good. For its part, Yoti discussed the seven ethical principles in a blog post that outlined the…

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

“The company gained strong market traction in recent years with its flagship selfie-based mobile authentication solution, and last year dramatically expanded its offerings…” FacePhi closed out its 2018 fiscal year with a turnover of €4.48 million, a 66 percent increase, the company has announced. EBITDA, meanwhile, came in at €1,279,804, compared to €855,929 in 2017,…

New Logistics IT Partner to Extend Reach of Ipsidy’s Biometric Tech in Latin America

New Logistics IT Partner to Extend Reach of Ipsidy’s Biometric Tech in Latin America

A new partnership should help to further extend Ipsidy‘s reach in the Latin American market. The biometric authentication specialist’s latest partner is Mobile Solutions Peru, a GPS solutions provider for the trucking industry. The company is going to offer Ipsidy’s major identity solutions – Access, Verified, Proof, and Transact – to its client network, which…

UK’s First Blockchain-Based Home Sale Facilitated by Yoti’s Biometrics

UK’s First Blockchain-Based Home Sale Facilitated by Yoti’s Biometrics

Yoti is further illustrating the versatility of its digital identity platform with the news that the UK government’s housing department has used it in a trial of blockchain-based home sale. Part of Her Majesty’s Land Registry’s ‘Digital Street’ R&D program, the blockchain home sale was facilitated in partnership with Yoti, Premier Property Lawyers, Barclays, ShieldPay,…

ISC West: Ipsidy’s Philip Beck Talks Face-Based Onboarding and Access Control [Audio]

ISC West: Ipsidy’s Philip Beck Talks Face-Based Onboarding and Access Control [Audio]

One of the security industry’s biggest events has just wrapped up, and FindBiometrics is still unpacking ISC West’s plethora of biometrics news and interviews. Before the end of the show, FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content Susan Stover was lucky enough to get the opportunity to speak with Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck. Ipsidy is an important…

Onfido Doubles VC Funding in Latest Round

Onfido Doubles VC Funding in Latest Round

“With this new funding, we can protect more businesses, in more countries—and in more ways—from the effects of fraud,” – Husayn Kassai, CEO, Onfido Onfido has raised $50 million in its latest round of investor funding, led by SBI Investment and Salesforce Ventures. Other contributors to the round included M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), FinVC, and…

HSBC Uruguay Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Authentication

HSBC Uruguay Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Authentication

“The new partnership marks FacePhi’s first foray into the Uruguayan market, though this isn’t the first time it has worked with the global bank.” FacePhi‘s upwards trajectory continues, with HSBC Uruguay becoming the latest financial services firm to embrace its selfie-based biometric authentication technology. The new partnership marks FacePhi’s first foray into the Uruguayan market,…

New Partner to Expand Ipsidy’s Reach in Caribbean

New Partner to Expand Ipsidy’s Reach in Caribbean

Atlanta-based IT firm Noftek has joined the Ipsidy Partner Network, expanding their product and services offering to include Ipsidy’s Identity-as-a-Service platform. Noftek will initially focus its sales efforts on the British Virgin Islands, a key focus area for the firm. At the partnership’s outset, Noftek will sell Verified, a biometric authentication solution for mobile devices…

FIDO Alliance Welcomes Onfido to its Board of Directors

FIDO Alliance Welcomes Onfido to its Board of Directors

“Onfido brings innovative identity verification technology and a dedication to security that aligns with the FIDO Alliance’s mission to develop more secure and convenient solutions that reduce the world’s dependence on passwords.” – Brett McDowell, Executive Director, FIDO Alliance Onfido has joined the FIDO Alliance Board of Directors, adding another biometrics specialist to the authentication…

HyreCar Uses Mitek Technology for New Carsharing App

HyreCar Uses Mitek Technology for New Carsharing App

The carsharing company HyreCar is launching a new mobile onboarding app for iOS and Android devices. The platform is built using Mitek identity verification technology and is designed to streamline the car rental and application process. “We’re committed to providing both trust and convenience with each digital transaction and are thrilled to be supporting HyreCar…

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

“Among the more specific topics to be addressed in the INTERPOL workshop will be the mechanical and digital printing techniques used to produce – and spoof – official identity documents, new security mechanisms, and 2D vs. 3D document checks.” Onfido is getting a high-profile opportunity to showcase its identification expertise. The company has announced that…

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