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Estonia proposes ‘estcoin’ cryptocurrency with government-backed initial coin offering

Building on the back of its popular e-residency program, Estonia is now looking to offer its own cryptocurrency, proposing the world's first government initial...

IdentityForce on Identity Theft

Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins IdentityForce CEO Stephen Bearak to discuss consumers best bets for fighting identity theft, how thieves are adapting, and employer adoption of identity theft protection services.

Kenya’s student identity system seeks to improve education, reduce costs

Kenya is set to launch a new national identity system for all students in late September, allowing officials to track funds and cut costs...

OWI Labs op-ed: China’s tech titans spread wings as regulators bare teeth

In OWI's analyst op-ed series, the OWI Labs team breaks down the latest news with an inside look at the identity industry dynamics we're...

Equifax buys Watchdog for $63M, digi.me and Personal merge: Friday Deal Book for 8/18/2017

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...

Singapore bank pushes cashless transactions to elementary school children with free smartwatches

In an effort to encourage adoption of cashless transactions in Singapore, local bank POSB has launched a new "Smart Buddy" program, offering contactless payments...

Push to stop white supremacist fundraising faces identity challenge

In the wake of the Charlottesville racist demonstrations and domestic terror attack perpetrated by white nationalist groups, financial institutions and service providers find themselves...

Lawsuit could pave new way for consumers to combat false online reports

In a ruling that could have far reaching implications for control and accuracy of identifiable data, a federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit...
GDPR

Preparing for GDPR

Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins BigID CEO Dimitri Sirota to discuss the looming impact of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations ("GDPR") on businesses worldwide.

Brexit prompts UK businesses to turn to Estonia’s e-residency program

Britain's split from the European Union has prompted business owners to apply to Estonia's e-residency program, allowing them to continue to conduct business across...

Socure secures $13.9M, Railsbank raises $1.2M: Friday Deal Book for 8/11/2017

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...

Illinois will use blockchain to verify credentials of medical licenses

The state of Illinois will use blockchain to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the state's medical credentialing process, potentially making it easier to...

Australian bank sued after 54K breaches of anti-money laundering & terrorism laws

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has blamed a coding error after nearly 54,000 large transactions went unreported, in violation of the country's anti-money laundering and...

Lawsuit accuses Disney of tracking children online without appropriate parental consent

The Walt Disney Company is the target of a new lawsuit, accusing the multimedia giant of allowing partners to identify and track children on...

Synthetic Identity Fraud: Fact and Fiction

Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins ID Analytics VP of Client Services Garient Evans and Turnkey Analytics Chief Analytics Officer Amy Walraven to separate fact from fiction when it comes to the growing challenges of fighting synthetic identity fraud.

Juvo raises $40M, UnifyID nets $20M: OWI Deal Book for 8/4/2017

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

Coinbase changes course after customer revolt, pledges bitcoin cash support by Jan. 1, 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will support the newly forked bitcoin cash currency after all, though customers will have to wait until 2018, and support will...

Hackers show flaws in US voting, extract 650K identities from machine bought on eBay

A Tennessee voting machine brought to the annual DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas this week was cracked wide open, revealing personally identifiable...

Forked ‘bitcoin cash’ cryptocurrency experiences rollercoaster first week of trading as viability is questioned

In a pivotal and volatile week for the future of digital currencies, bitcoin was forked into two to create bitcoin cash, amidst a fight...

Bipartisan US Senate group proposes stricter cybersecurity on Internet of Things devices

After a rash of botnet attacks took down huge swaths of the internet last year, a bipartisan group of four U.S. senators has proposed...
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