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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Customer Onboarding and the Argument for Intelligent Friction

Can you imagine going a day without going online? No email, no social media, no silly cat videos, no 24-hour news cycle…it seems almost impossible because we spend our lives connected to the internet. In fact, the average number of hours that users go online has reached a new high at 23.6 hours per week, […]

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Age & Identity Verification for Online Gambling

The number of children betting regularly in the UK has quadrupled to 450,000, according to a new study out by the UK Gambling Commission. Alarmingly, the amount of children ages 11-16 with a gambling problem has now climbed to 55,000, according to the report. In fact, more children said they had placed a bet in […]

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Why ‘Maybes’ Don’t Cut it for Identity Verification

There are a number of convincing arguments that I could make about why you should outsource your identity verification (sometimes referred to as eKYC services), including: Focusing on your core competency. Whether you’re a bank, a telco, a healthcare organization or a sharing economy company, reliable identity verification is usually not part of your core […]

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