identity verification

  • As compliance pressure mounts, businesses turn to regulatory technology Crunch Network

    As compliance pressure mounts, businesses turn to regulatory technology

    More than seven years after the financial crisis began, economies worldwide are growing. Much of the recovery has been led by government spending, including massive sums on infrastructure projects, which typically involve interaction between governments and local partners, especially in emerging markets. While that has helped those economies grow, it has also driven worldwide growth in compliance. Read More

  • Reimagining the ecosystem for identity verification Crunch Network

    Reimagining the ecosystem for identity verification

    What’s in a name? When it comes in the form of a password, everything. The password has long been the safeguard — and in many cases, the only one — to protect our online identity. At one point, passwords seemed like the most obvious way to verify account ownership. But, over time, and with the increasing complexity and diversity of internet usage, we can all agree on one… Read More

  • The Land Of Milk, Honey And Fraud Prevention Crunch Network

    The Land Of Milk, Honey And Fraud Prevention

    Israel has become a hotbed for startups in the fields of identity verification and fraud prevention. The IDF Unit 8200 develops systems for gathering intelligence, automatically sifting through data to flag dangers, and escalating serious threats for manual review. Read More

  • BlockScore Lands $2M In Funding For Making I.D. Verification Easier

    BlockScore Lands $2M In Funding For Making I.D. Verification Easier

    In 2012, about 7 percent of all people aged 16 or older in the U.S. experienced identity theft, with their financial losses totaling $24.7 billion. Christopher Morton is familiar with the crime because in 2007, he had his identity stolen. Fortunately, the thieves were prevented from obtaining new credit cards, but Morton became interested in how identity verification systems work. With… Read More