Trust and Safety: The Linchpin to Sharing Economy Success

How safe do you need to feel in order to rent a room in a stranger’s home, or to trust someone you’ve never met to drive you home after a night out on the town? Companies who get trust and safety right are reaping the rewards — the sharing industry is expected to skyrocket to $335 […]


Sanctions Screening Starts with Onboarding … But it Shouldn’t End There

A staggering $26 billion in fines has been imposed for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) and sanctions regulations in the last decade, according to recent Fenergo analysis. All 10 of Europe’s biggest banks, including BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Santander and other popular banks have fallen foul of anti-money laundering authorities. Recent […]


Jumio Women on the Rise: Women’s International Network

Today, on International Women’s Day, Jumio launches the Jumio Women’s International Network (JWIN), the company’s first official internal organization dedicated to positively influence women’s development and workplace culture. JWIN’s mission is to implement the core ideas of integrity, diversity, empowerment, inclusiveness, accountability and leading innovation across Jumio’s international network of female professionals. The organization will […]


Why Selfie-Based Authentication is an Absolute Must Have

Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices to create new online accounts and to access those accounts and online services on the go. That’s why it’s not surprising that face-based biometrics are now taking the place of fingerprints, PINs and even passwords. Counterpoint Research suggests that more than one billion smartphones will have some form […]


Understanding the Impact of UKGC’s New Age & Identity Verification Rules

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) recently released its new customer identity verification rules , which take effect on May 7, 2019. The new requirements are part of the regulator’s three-year plan to ensure a “fairer and safer” gambling environment for UK consumers. The table below highlights some of the key changes when it comes to […]


Unlocking Your Digital Identity with Selfie Authentication

In the world of digital identity, there are two distinct realms — the realm of identity proofing and the realm of authentication. These realms have been separate and distinct for decades. Companies have used a variety of identity proofing techniques to remotely establish the identities of users by requiring them to visit a local branch […]


Casumo Case Study: Developing a Winning KYC Strategy with Jumio

There’s no question that online gaming is hot. There’s a lot of money on the table — the global online gambling industry is expected to generate revenues of more than $74 billion by 2023. Casumo launched in 2012 with a vision to disrupt the status quo in the online gaming industry. The company prides itself in […]


AI’s Dirty Little Secret and the Rise of Augmented Intelligence

The promise of Augmented Intelligence is undeniable. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, Google demoed a very natural-sounding Google Assistant making an appointment over the phone — a feature it calls Google Duplex. This wasn’t just auto-filling an online form — this was a phone call between Google’s AI Assistant and a human working […]

Black Friday 2018 Attempted ID Fraud

Holiday Fraud Impacts Sectors Outside of Retail

Intuitively, I think most of us presume that fraud spikes if you’re in retail and dealing with e-commerce. Last year, online fraud attempts in the period from Thanksgiving Day to December 31 increased by 22 percent, while the number of overall transactions increased by 19 percent (Source: ACI Worldwide, January 2018). In fact, on peak […]


Creating a Winning Online Gaming Experience with KYC Identity Verification

In a 24/7/365 world of digital access to anything, any time, the on-demand experience is engrained in all aspects of modern life, whether at work or play. This need for excitement and instant gratification also applies the global online gaming and gambling market, which is rapidly growing and expected to generate revenues of more than […]