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Deepfake fraud: protecting businesses with orchestrated identity verification

Discover how deepfake technology is revolutionizing synthetic identity fraud, costing businesses billions. Learn how to protect your business from deepfake fraud. #DeepfakeFraud #IdentityVerification #AIFraud

Identifying people in 2024 needs system thinking

Discover the complexities of the identity space and the concept of “identifying journeys” as a new approach to building more inclusive digital services in 2024.

What is identity orchestration and decisioning?

The notion of the identity ecosystem is not new. However, the alignment of data, APIs, and modern protocols has created a perfect environment for that identity ecosystem to thrive Users of online services demand a simple, secure, and low-friction experience. They don’t want to go through a complicated onboarding process with the result that they…
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How an Open Loop Identity Network Can Harden VRPs Against Fraud

When a new technology or process appears, you need something distinct, uncomplicated, and beneficial to prove the point. Open banking is an example of a disruptive force that looks set to shake up incumbent systems such as direct debits; Juniper Research expects open banking to handle more than $116 billion in global payment transactions by 2026. Variable Recurring Payments…
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The case for an open loop identity system

Lessons for identity from real-time payments and mobile wallets Ask anyone in the digital identity world, and invariably they will say that identifying someone to do a transaction is complicated. Anyone who thinks you can present a mobile wallet and bingo, you are verified to transact, is the equivalent of saying a swan glides but…
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Avoco advises on the Scottish Government’s digital identity programme

Avoco Secure began work on the initial one-year project in February 2022 with an option for further extensions. A key commitment within Scotland’s Digital Strategy is the introduction of a digital identity service. The digital identity service will establish a trusted and secure service for people to prove who they are and/or that they are…
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Open Banking – The answer to reducing fraud and streamlining access to government services

Government services have been on a roller coaster ride for years now as technologies come and go. This situation is not unique to the UK. Government bodies across the world are actively trying to tackle the issues of customer engagement using identity tools. In the UK, even with the efforts of Verify, we still have…
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What the use of open banking means for identity networks

By connecting identity data from multiple sources through APIs, the open banking concept can help verify identity more reliably and improve the customer experience. When you think of Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2), what likely springs to mind is the implementation of the Secure Customer Authentication rule (SCA). SCA was brought in as an additional…
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Oh No, Not Another Article About Passwords: Will WebAuthn Replace Passwords or Not?

The humble, much-maligned password has been in the news again lately. The FIDO Alliance and W3C announced in April the release of the password killer web API named WebAuthn. But, are we singing the “Bye, bye password” song, only to start up a chorus of “You say goodbye and I say hello”? Let’s take a…
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What Happens If… Disaster Recovery for the Smart City and Beyond

Crisis planning is integral to many cities across the planet and we see it in use when natural disasters strike. When the magnitude 9 earthquake hit Japan in 2011, previous disaster planning kicked in. But the response has been criticized because of the predictive limitations that informed the disaster recovery attempts. Other criticisms highlighted too…
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