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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 vouching?

When your customer or a citizen can’t get a verified identity using online services, you must turn to vouching Avoco’s has been designing effective vouching services for over a decade. Back in 2011, Avoco developed a vouching service alongside our partners for the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). The underlying identity system had matching issues because…
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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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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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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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Data as a Smart Superstructure: A Warning to the Wise

In a previous article, I talked about how we need to build a smart identity for a smart city. The article, hopefully, pointed to building a perspective on what smart actually means. But, smart cities are built up from many smart pieces. These ‘smart pieces’ are really just an evolution of our current critical infrastructures…
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Identity and The Smart City

Human beings love cities, well many of us do. We love them so much that the United Nations are predicting that by 2050, 66% of us will live in them. So how do to make sure that all of those people are housed, have clean water, can get into and out of the city easily,…
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Microservices for IAM: Container Security and Personal Data

Identity and access management has become a bit of a beast. It has gone from a system that was contained within an Enterprise, usually directory driven, for very controlled purposes, to something that impinges upon almost every aspect of our daily lives. This has been driven by a number of factors: Cloud computing changing the…
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May The Forces be With You: Using IPaaS for IAM and GDPR

The General Data Protection Directive GDPR which comes into force on May 25, 2018, may well be the most written about directive ever. There is a reason for this. It is complicated, involves data, and it cuts across country boundaries like Attila the Hun could never achieve. I recently did a webinar on GDPR, hoping…
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