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Enabling Biometric-Based Identity Verification for Microsoft Azure Active Directory

September 22, 2020

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) External Identities is a set of capabilities that enables organizations to secure and manage any external user, including customers and partners. For white label authentication and fully customizable user experience, Azure Active Directory B2C is capable of supporting millions of users and billions of authentications per day. Using Azure AD…

KY Who? Behind the Scenes of the Jumio KYX Platform

September 17, 2020

Today, Jumio is announcing the launch of our KYX platform, which begs the question — what is KYX? The “X” in KYX could be your customer, your patient, your business partner, your driver or any host of end users. We’re obviously riffing on KYC or Know Your Customer, which is the mandatory process of identifying…

Mobile SDK: 11 Big Time Benefits

11 Big-Time Benefits of Mobile SDK-Based Implementations for Online Identity Verification

September 03, 2020

Once a company has made the decision to use online identity verification, leveraging a government-issued ID and a corroborating selfie, the next big decision is what type of implementation they should use. There are typically three options: Mobile SDK: The identity verification functionality is embedded within a mobile software development kit (SDK) that is integrated…

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Paysafe Case Study: Streamlining the Digital Onboarding Process with Jumio

August 25, 2020

Paysafe is on a mission to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions. Delivered through an integrated payments platform, their solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Onboarding new Paysafe…

ePassports: the new ID card?

Will the Biometrics in e-Passports Replace Today’s ID Cards?

August 19, 2020

The problem with most plastic forms of government-issued IDs is that they can be forged or digitally manipulated with ease, and counterfeiters can now order high-resolution printing equipment and some basic security inks online. They often change the personalized data of an existing ID document through methods such as scratching, cutting, dissolving or using solvents…

Intelligent ID

Intelligent ID: How AI-Driven Biometrics Enhance Trust and Improve the Identity Lifecycle

August 05, 2020

Not all biometrics are the same. Functionally they do the same thing — measure and compare unique physical or behavioral traits — but smart biometrics, which are enhanced by artificial intelligence and machine learning, adapt and evolve with every use. Smart biometrics are the foundational aspects of a broader trend that FindBiometrics calls “Intelligent ID” — a key…

remote onboarding: Make or Break

Why Remote Onboarding Will Make or Break Banks in 2020

June 18, 2020

A J.D. Power study released in February 2020 found that the number of new account openings at bank branches now comprises just 55% of all new account openings, down 10 percentage points from just a year ago. The same study found that 31% of new account openings are executed through a bank website or mobile…

Beyond the ID

5 Ways It Pays to Go Beyond ID-Only Verification

June 11, 2020

Identity theft and account takeover are on the rise, with cyberattacks targeting the financial sector increasing 238% from February to April 2020, according to a VMware Carbon Black report. Now more than ever, as businesses deal with the financial stressors of the global health and economic crisis brought on by COVID-19, there has never been…

Defending Against Synthetic Identity Fraud

Your Face as a Fraud Signal

June 08, 2020

Synthetic identity fraud is one the fastest-growing — and hardest-to-detect — forms of identity theft in the U.S., according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Synthetic identity fraud is responsible for up to 20% of credit losses and costs lenders billions each year, according to Auriemma Consulting Group. Synthetic identity fraud is when criminals combine…

New Account Fraud: Addressing the Problem

Signals and Compliance: Addressing the Problem of New Account Fraud

May 29, 2020

New account fraud isn’t new, but it’s fast becoming one of the biggest problems in the digital banking era, costing the financial services industry billions each year. In fact, 48% of all fraud value stems from accounts that are less than a day old (according to RSA Security) and Experian’s 2020 Global Identity and Fraud…

Bad Actors vs. Charitable Heroes

A New Virtual Reality: Bad Actors vs. Charitable Heroes

May 21, 2020

A recent study by the UK National Fraud & Cyber Security Centre reported that coronavirus-related fraud increased by 400% in March, but amidst these dark times, a new generation of heroes has emerged. People across the globe are teaming up virtually and finding ways to help each other overcome the difficulties brought on by the…

Identity proofing through informed AI. Jumio and Okta

How Identity Proofing Anchors Okta’s Customer Identity

May 20, 2020

Identity proofing has been fundamental to businesses for a very long time to ensure that customers are who they say they are. The concept of identity proofing dates back to prehistoric times when beads were used to communicate wealth, familial lineage and personal identity. Facial tattoos such as those adorned by the Maori of New…