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40% of companies not confident in security against cyber attacks

Identity theft makes for an easy target when companies cannot secure data, and a new poll of directors and executives has found that 40...

Biometric ID backer Gemalto rejects €4.3B buyout bid from IT service provider Atos

France's Atos made a major €4.3 billion play to acquire digital security provider and SIM manufacturer Gemalto, but Gemalto ultimately rejected the deal, saying...

Targeting CNP Fraud With Token

Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Token Founder and CEO Zohar Steinberg to discuss card-not-present credit card fraud, and how consumers can protect themselves by tokenizing their payment details.

Oracle expands security portfolio to help companies manage, certify and secure user identities

Database maker Oracle on Monday announced an expansion of its Identity Security Operations Center portfolio, making it easier for companies to oversee user identities...

India’s Mswipe snags $10M, Mastercard hypes Hypr with $2M: Friday Deal Book for 12/08/2017

OWI’s ariday Deal Book provides you with a weekly roundup of partnerships, funding, and product announcements in the identity industry. Here’s a quick peek...

Wikipedia cofounder will help build new encyclopedia on the blockchain

Larry Sanger, the cofounder of internet community knowledge base Wikipedia, is now backing a competitor to his original creation — one that will see its...

GDPR and Master Data Management

Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Semarchy CMO Michael Hiskey to discuss master data management, 2018's looming European GDPR implementation deadline, and why enterprises should view new data privacy regulations as an opportunity.

Woman loses pension after leprosy prevents her from India’s Aadhaar biometric registration

Mandatory biometrics for India's Aadhaar card have reportedly left a 65-year-old leprosy patient in India — who lacks both fingers and eyes and cannot...

ID.me & GM rev up for vets, Entrust eyes liftoff with NASA: Friday Deal Book for 12/1/2017

OWI’s Friday Deal Book provides you with a weekly roundup of partnerships, funding, and product announcements in the identity industry. Here’s a quick peek...

Privakey wins patent for password-free authentication, eliminating need for site-specific logins

Authentication and authorization service provider Privakey this week was granted a patent for inventing a new way to handle identities online, which could pave...

US Senate bill proposes prison time for execs who conceal data breaches

Amidst an ongoing data security crisis, three Democratic members of the U.S. Senate have proposed a new bill that would carry up to five...

Facebook testing photo facial recognition as replacement for captcha authentication

Social networking giant Facebook's massive database of tagged users could allow the company to help eliminate one of the most annoying — but necessary...

Bringing Multi-Factor Authentication Mainstream

Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Boloro CEO Karl P. Kilb III to discuss the shortcomings of current transaction authentication solutions, the risks of SMS one-time passwords, and Boloro's unique utilization of existing mobile network infrastructure.

9 Swiss companies partner on single ID, i2e1 captures $3M: Friday Deal book for 11/24/2017

OWI’s Friday Deal Book provides you with a weekly roundup of partnerships, funding, and product announcements in the identity industry. Here’s a quick peek...

Uber paid $100K ransom to keep hack of 57M user accounts under wraps

Ridesharing service Uber was so motivated to hide the fact that 57 million user accounts had been compromised, it has admitted it paid $100,000...

InsureTech: bringing insurance into the 21st Century

Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins INGUARD Director of New Business Development Derek Self to talk InsureTech, the growing impact of blockchain and the IoT on the insurance industry, and predictions for the future.

Blockchain-based ICO aims to eliminate tipping in service industry

A new project aims to leverage blockchain technology to eliminate the need for tipping at restaurants, bars and elsewhere, instead switching to a cryptocurrency...

Proxyclick procures £2.7M, Roomi raises $11M: Friday Deal Book for 11/17/2017

OWI’s Friday Deal Book provides you with a weekly roundup of partnerships, funding, and product announcements in the identity industry. Here’s a quick peek...

Australian government reveals decentralized national digital identity plans

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency has published its proposal for a national digital identity system, and is now seeking public comments on the matter, as...

Data stewardship introduction

Data is inherently a valuable asset, and mismanaging it can have severe consequences for businesses and customers alike. As with any other core business...
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