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OWI Announces Third Annual KNOW Conference in March 2019 in Las Vegas, Call for Speakers Underway

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 18, 2018 – OWI, an independent advisory firm focused on trust and the data economy, is announcing its third KNOW Conference...

Next Insurance nets $83M, globaliD gets $6M, Blink Identity boosted by $1.5M: Friday Deal Book for 07/13/2018

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

Supreme Court advocates for personal data privacy, will require law enforcement to obtain warrants for cell phone location data

The Supreme Court on Friday passed down a decision that places new restrictions on the procurement of most forms of digital location data by...

White House explores voluntary US alternative to GDPR, but don’t expect major changes from regulation-averse Trump admin

The White House has begun talking to industry groups about federal policy changes that could help protect consumers' digital privacy, but such steps from...

Contactless student ID cards coming to iPhone, Apple Watch

Apple on Monday took the wraps off of its next-generation operating systems for iPhone and Apple Watch, which will include support for NFC-based student...

OWI Labs survey finds 61% of people ready to embrace digital-only driver’s licenses

The advantages of a digital ID outweigh the concerns over not having access if a phone's battery dies, a new OWI Labs survey has...

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...

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...

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.
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