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World Economic Forum releases new whitepaper, ‘Identity in a Digital World,’ with contributions from OWI

As part of the Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2018 in New York, the World Economic Forum on Tuesday released its latest whitepaper, entitled "Identity...

Microsoft embraces phone-based authentication, offering Office 365 users the ability to eliminate passwords

Microsoft is adding password-less support to its Azure Active Directory applications, including Office 365, allowing users to instead authenticate their identity with their smartphone...

PayPal purchases iZettle for $2B, Jumo jets with $52M, Zumper gets $46M bump – Friday Deal Book for 09/21/2018

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

Free credit freezes, one-year fraud alerts take effect for all US citizens

Starting Friday, consumers across the U.S. are eligible for a free credit freeze from all three major credit bureaus, as well as one year...

Apple’s iOS 12 joins ‘trust score’ trend to fight mobile fraud

Apple's newly released iOS 12 software update assesses a trust score on users, based on their phone call and email activity, in an effort...

ForgeRock to host its first-ever hackathon based on UK Open Banking standard this weekend

Identity and Access Management provider ForgeRock will showcase the new Open Banking APIs this weekend at a hackathon in London, where contestants will create...

Mobile transactions more secure than desktop, but mobile fraud incidents still surge 24%, ThreatMetrix data shows

Mobile fraud is on the rise, particularly in the United States, where mobile attacks grew 44 percent in the first half of 2018. But...

HyperGrid hatches $25M, Ravelin rakes in £8M, OverWatchID opts in with $2.5M: Friday Deal Book for 09/14/2018

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

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile & Sprint announce ‘Project Verify’ mobile auth initiative to replace app passwords

The "big four" U.S. wireless providers on Thursday announced a new digital identity-focused initiative dubbed "Project Verify," which will authenticate users in mobile apps,...

Press release: Okta, Yubico partner to provide free Yubikey Starter Packs to Okta MFA customers

Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, and Yubico, the leading provider of authentication security keys, on Wednesday announced a...
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