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Security

Mastercard’s NuDetect Passive Biometrics to be used by du in UAE

“NuDetect uses machine learning to analyze “passive biometrics” like how a person types, holds their phone, moves their mouse or where they use their phone, to anticipate and prevent fraudulent card-not-present transactions, which includes ecommerce payments.  The process to verify the user and occurs without introducing any friction or interruption in the transaction.”
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Reports

The Global State of Online Digital Trust

“It is crucial for business leaders to understand public sentiment concerning sharing their information online, as it has tangible consequences for their bottom line. And the consensus among consumers is clear: in a survey conducted by Frost & Sullivan and CA Technologies, 78% of consumers responded that it is very important or crucial that their […]
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Security

Carrefour Romania Offers Biometric Payments on Top of “single Digital Portal”

“Carrefour is testing biometric payments in Romania as part of an ongoing digital transformation project.   The chain will allow customers to pay through facial recognition at conventional and self-service check-outs at its Skanska supermarket in Bucharest. The company did not specify how customers create the digital profile that they can use at the checkout. […]
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Regulation

PSD2: Strong Customer Authentication

“On 14 September 2019, new requirements for authenticating online payments will be introduced in Europe as part of the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) . In this guide we’ll take a closer look at these new requirements known as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and the kinds of payments they will impact. Finally we’ll cover the […]
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Security

Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof — Krebs on Security

“Phone numbers stink for security and authentication. They stink because most of us have so much invested in these digits that they’ve become de facto identities. At the same time, when you lose control over a phone number — maybe it’s hijacked by fraudsters, you got separated or divorced, or you were way late on […]

On The Wires

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Security

Fintech and Blockchain Pioneers Team Up to Bring DLT Security to Voice Banking

“When ConnectFSS began implementing the FIVE Voice Banking Platform for clients, president Grant Parry saw an opportunity to combine FIVE with work being done on CULedger’s MyCUID digital credential solution. Now, the consortium is working on a new way for members to authenticate during their voice banking transactions, utilizing the security benefits offered by MyCUID’s […]
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Security

Whitepages Pro Introduces Transaction Risk API

“The predictive identity data features included in Transaction Risk API are leveraged in models, alongside internal company data, to provide an additional layer of identity verification for real-time risk reduction at scale. In under 100 milliseconds (ms), the core identity data elements of email, IP, phone, address, and name are scored to return a concise […]