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What Is Synthetic Identity Fraud?

May 13, 2022

Identity fraud is a major concern for any company, particularly for those in the financial industry. One scam you need to guard against is synthetic identity fraud, a fast-growing type of identity theft that uses a combination of real and fake information. Sometimes known as Frankenstein IDs, criminals create these fake identities by stitching together…

How Does Selfie Identity Verification Work?

May 06, 2022

With the continued rise of cybercrime, companies have adopted more sophisticated methods of ID verification. In addition to user names, passwords, security questions and ID documents, many are using multi-factor authentication, biometric verification (including facial and iris verification) and liveness detection. These methods are sometimes necessary to determine whether a person is who they claim…

The Power of Orchestration: Why Businesses are Turning to End-to-End Identity Proofing Platforms

April 28, 2022

When it comes to onboarding customers online, businesses have adopted eKYC solutions to ensure their new customers are who they say they are and are suitable to do business with. But most eKYC solutions are limited in scope, forcing companies to research, purchase, integrate and maintain dozens of different point solutions to meet all their…

How KYC and Blockchain Technology Can Operate Together Successfully

April 22, 2022

Blockchain technology has not yet achieved true mainstream status, although its uses have been expanding over the last few years. Cryptocurrency, for example, has been a tempting and lucrative investment for many consumers who are attracted to its decentralized structure. Crypto is not controlled by a single entity such as a bank or government, and…

Understanding Suspicious Activity Reporting & Its Requirements

April 08, 2022

Financial crime is ubiquitous and often difficult to detect. That’s why governments around the world require financial institutions to take measures that will flag suspicious transactions. Of course, this responsibility is a delicate one, since transactions that look suspicious may be perfectly legal while illegal transactions can sometimes appear to be legitimate. However, the only…

Guidance on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) in Banking and Finance for 2022

April 06, 2022

Anti-money laundering (AML) policies are put in place to deter criminals from integrating illicit funds into the financial system. Money laundering schemes are used to conceal the source and possession of money obtained through illegal activities, such as drug trafficking and terrorism. Banks and other financial institutions are legally obligated to follow AML regulations to…

What Is Identity Proofing And How Does It Work?

April 01, 2022

As individuals and businesses become increasingly dependent on online financial transactions, identity fraud has become a costly issue. Without the proper precautions, it’s all too easy to hack into personal accounts and websites, allowing cyberthieves to steal billions of dollars in assets each year. That’s why identity proofing has become so important in fraud prevention…

Establishing Trust in a Digital World

March 31, 2022

Because nearly every component of modern life embraces digital channels, the need to obtain confidence in the identities of customers, citizens, partners and employees through remote interactions continues to grow. According to the 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Affirmation, which names Jumio as a Representative Vendor, identity proofing is key to establishing…

Know Your Patient: 5 Ways to Prevent Fraud and Other Headaches in Health Care

March 28, 2022

Health care has fully entered the digital age, with most providers offering video visits and the ability to onboard new patients remotely. But along with this digital transformation is a dramatic rise in health care data breaches. According to the latest report in HIPAA Journal, 2021 saw more breaches than any other year since they…

Workflows: The Cornerstone of Compliance

February 25, 2022

In a previous post, we introduced the advanced orchestration capabilities in the next-generation Jumio KYX Platform. Let’s take a closer look at workflows and how the KYX Platform makes it easy to implement the business logic you need for your specific use cases. About Workflows Workflows represent business processes that allow you to adhere to…

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4Stop: Now a Jumio Company

January 19, 2022

Today, we are happy to announce that Jumio’s acquisition of 4Stop is complete, allowing us to take the next step forward in the evolution of our KYX platform. Jumio’s no-code orchestration platform will now be enhanced by 4Stop’s workflow engine. This tool makes it easy to use cascading verification logic to run various onboarding checks…

Scaleway Case Study: Providing a Premium Onboarding Process with Jumio

January 07, 2022

From high-performance cloud ecosystems to hyperscale green data centers, Scaleway provides the foundation for digital success. One of Europe’s few pure cloud service providers (CSPs), Scaleway’s offering covers the whole value chain, from software to hardware to data centers, which are operated mainly in the Paris region but also in Poland and the Netherlands. While…