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It’s GDPR Day! Companies comply by blasting out emails, even blocking European users

Friday marked the start of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation enforcement, and companies responded in kind by inundating the inboxes of users...

Mitek acquires A2iA for €42.5M, Cubeiq culls $27M, Valimail victorious with $25M: Friday Deal Book for 05/25/2018

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

Facial recognition leads to 3 arrests at crowded Chinese pop concerts

Police in eastern China have arrested three men at three different concerts by national pop star Jacky Cheung, identifying the suspects in large crowds...

Judge rules it’s unconstitutional for President Trump to block people on Twitter

U.S. citizens have a First Amendment right to follow and respond to the President of the United States on Twitter, a federal judge ruled...

Establishing Trust For the IoT

Host Cameron D'Ambrosi, Intertrust's Rainer Sternfeld and Innogy's Florian Kolb discuss how to build trust between devices on the internet of things while building the decentralized power grid of the future.

Pentagon developing Identity Authentication system based on behavioral biometrics, risk scores

The U.S. Department of Defense is buying in on behavioral biometrics in a big way, with a new initiative to launch Identity Authentication hardware...

Fair Square Financial fetches $100M, Auth0 acquires $55M, Ubisecure upgrades with more capital: Friday Deal Book for 05/18/2018

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

NYC launches task force on social impact of algorithms

Algorithms shape a wide variety of our everyday interactions - from the ads we see online to the frequency of policing in our neighborhoods....

IBM heads to Washington in campaign against GDPR

Big Blue has some big ideas for how the U.S. government should handle data privacy, and the company has a strong message for regulators:...

Talking IDV With ID Analytics

Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi and ID Analytics Vice President of Product Management Aaron Kline as they discuss the identity verification challenges facing businesses today, and the new technologies helping to reduce user friction while increasing pass rates.

Proposed bill would give lifetime identity protection to federal employees affected by OPM data breach

More than 21 million federal employees were affected by a series of massive data breaches, and two legislators want to see them protected from...

Mesosphere makes $125M, Learning Machine lassos $3M, Yobe yields $1.8M: Friday Deal Book for 05/11/2018

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

48% of US adults think they will be a victim of identity theft in the next year

Demonstrating the erosion of trust American citizens have in current identity institutions, a new survey has found that nearly half of adults in the...

Trust, Safety & Compliance: A Survivor’s Guide to GDPR-mageddon

Washington D.C. - May 10, 2018 - One World Identity (OWI), an independent identity research and strategy company, today released ‘Trust, Safety & Compliance:...

Australia dedicates AU$93M to digital identity and blockchain

The Australian government has awarded the nation's Digital Transformation Agency AU$92.4 million to build the next phase of its digital identity system, making it...

Identity: The Internet’s Original Sin

Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Averon CEO/Co-Founder Wendell Brown as they discuss why identity remains the original sin of the internet, and how Averon's next-generation replacement for two-factor authentication can help solve it by eliminating passwords altogether.

Iowa, Idemia prep smartphone-based, Bluetooth-connected digital driver’s licenses for 2019 launch

A long-in-the-works plan to bring digital driver's licenses to citizens in Iowa is heading toward a 2019 public launch, and the company behind the...

Cambridge Analytica connections to new company Emerdata raise concerns of a ‘hydra beast’ resurrection

Just days after Cambridge Analytica announced it would be closing its doors, a new report reveals ties between the data collection political outfit and...

OWI’s April deep dives detail Authentication sector, Facebook on Capitol Hill

In our latest whitepapers, OWI analysts fill you in on everything you need to know in the identity space, including news and legislation, for...

Trusted Key takes $3M, Kabbage captures Orchard, Xiaomi preps for $10B IPO: Friday Deal Book for 05/04/2018

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