Passbase: Seamless, Bank-Grade IDV

Passbase: Seamless, Bank-Grade IDV

April 28, 2020

Passbase Co-Founders Dave McGibbon and Mathias Klenk join State of Identity to share how cryptocurrency inspired the genesis of their startup, highlight what sets Passbase apart from other IDV competitors, and make predictions for how COVID-19 will impact the digital identity market landscape.


Cameron D’Ambrosi:  Principal, OWI


Dave McGibbon: Co-Founder, Passbase

Mathias Klenk: Co-Founder, Passbase

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  • Telesign: Inclusive Mobile Identity

    Telesign co-founder Stacy Stubblefield joins State of Identity to discuss how the company was founded, why SMS remains a foundational technology for driving inclusive access to digital identity, the evolving global fraud landscape, and what customers expect from a customer risk score.
    August 13, 2020
  • Wes Kussmaul, and the Quest for Online Authenticity

    Wes Kussmaul, CEO of the Authenticity Institute joins State of Identity to share the story of his 40-year history of digital innovation, and how innovative business models can help overcome the original structural deficiencies of the internet with regard to digital identity.
    August 6, 2020
  • Acuant & IdentityMind Partner to Strengthen Digital Identity

    Acuant Chief Revenue Officer Steve Maloney and Chief Product Officer Jose Caldera join State of Identity to discuss Acuant's recent merger with IdentityMind, why they feel this is a powerful union to solve for identity today, and the growing need for complete identity lifecycle management across industries from financial services to healthcare.
    July 30, 2020
  • SecureKey: A Primer on Decentralized Identity

    SecureKey Chief Identity Officer Andre Boysen returns to State of Identity to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on digital identity and SecureKey's latest whitepaper offering a primer on decentralized identity.
    July 23, 2020
  • Giant Oak: Seeing the People Behind the Data

    Giant Oak Founder & CEO Gary Shiffman joins State of Identity to discuss how he's leveraging machine learning to assist financial institutions and government agencies in identifying illicit actors and patterns of threat behavior including money laundering, human trafficking and terrorism.
    July 16, 2020
  • Incognia: Location-based behavioral biometrics

    Incognia Founder & CEO André Ferraz joins State of Identity to discuss his childhood interest in cybersecurity, how anonymized location data to can be leveraged to increase account security, and the impact he's seeing from COVID-19 when it comes to digital transactions.
    July 9, 2020
  • David McCourt: Total Rethink

    CEO of Granahan McCourt Capital and Chairman of National Broadband Ireland David McCourt joins State of Identity to discuss his bold plan to bring fiber to the doorstep of every home in Ireland, his bestselling book Total Rethink, and his perspective on how to build successful public/private partnerships.
    July 2, 2020
  • Auth0: Extensibility in Identity

    Auth0 Principal Architect Vittorio Bertocci joins State of Identity to discuss his pivot from computational geometry to digital identity, what sets Auth0 apart from competitors in the crowded authentication space, and the growing importance of developers and extensibility in identity.
    June 25, 2020
  • TransUnion: 2020 Global eCommerce Report

    TransUnion Senior Director of Global Customer Success Melissa Gaddis joins State of Identity to share their latest research on COVID-19's shopping and fraud impact, the different types of fraud that have become more prevalent during the pandemic, and why reducing consumer friction is more essential now than ever.
    June 18, 2020
  • Ockam: Architecture for Trust

    Ockam Founder & CEO Matthew Gregory joins State of Identity to share how America's Cup sailing yachts were the inspiration for founding his startup, the critical intersectionality between cryptographic security and digital identity applications, and his predictions for the future of connected devices.
    June 11, 2020
  • Au10tix: Automated IDV

    Au10tix President & COO Carey O'Connor Kolaja joins State of Identity to discuss her career across the Fintech industry, what sets the Au10tix platform apart from other competitors in the identity verification space, and why no one-sized-fits-all approach can be successful when building out customer onboarding flows.
    June 4, 2020
  • Clearsale: Preventing Fraud and False Declines

    Clearsale Executive Vice President Rafael Lourenco joins State of Identity to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on eCommerce, why preventing false declines is just as important as fighting fraudulent transactions, and the challenges he's faced in shifting to a remote workforce nearly overnight.
    May 28, 2020
  • Mastercard and the Future of Identity and Trust

    Mastercard SVP of Digital Identity Products Charles Walton, The Commons Project CEO Paul Meyer, and Deakin University Emergent Technologies Manager Alan Longmuir join State of Identity to discuss the vital importance of digital identity, the role it can play in addressing the COVID-19 crisis, and the challenges and opportunities across the healthcare and educational sectors…
    May 21, 2020
  • Adara: Predictive Traveller Intelligence

    Adara COO Frank Teruel and VP of Partner Development Nguyen Nguyen join State of Identity to share their respective paths to the digital identity field, how the industry has transformed over the past ten years, discuss the foundation of reliable identity data, and unpack the implications of COVID-19 for IDV and fraud prevention in the…
    May 14, 2020
  • Daon: Omni-channel Biometric Authentication

    Daon President of the Americas Conor White returns to State of Identity to share an update on the advancements of the IdentityX platform, COVID-19's impact on the authentication industry, how enterprises should consider selecting biometric modalities for their use cases, and what to expect over the course of the next year in digital identity.
    May 12, 2020
  • Airside: Privacy in an Information Sharing World

    Airside Chief Commercial Officer Jessica Patel joins State of Identity to discuss the history of their groundbreaking mobile passport app, how different industry verticals are coping with the identity impact of the COVID-19 crisis, and the key considerations that went into building Airside's new mobile identity platform.
    May 7, 2020
  • SecureAuth: The Secure Identity Company

    SecureAuth Chief Evangelist & CISO Bil Harmer joins State of Identity to talk about the current Identity and Access Management landscape, why adaptability is key when considering IAM solutions, and the fallacy of increased security requiring a compromised user experience.
    May 5, 2020
  • Author Alex Lazarow On Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley

    Author and Investor Alex Lazarow joins State of Identity to discuss his new book Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs--from Delhi to Detroit--Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley, explains why entrepreneurs should be more focused on camels than unicorns, and debunks some the biggest myths about successful startups.
    April 30, 2020
  • Daltrey: Identity Defined Security

    Daltrey Co-Founder Blair Crawford joins State of Identity to discuss his personal journey into biometrics, the impact of COVID-19 on enterprise adoption of biometrics, whether the death of the password is finally coming to fruition in 2020, and key considerations for the selection of biometric modalities for enterprise identity and access management applications.
    April 23, 2020
  • Global Data Consortium: Compliance Advisory Board

    Global Data Consortium Compliance Advisory Board members James Philip and Malgorzata Skowronska join State of Identity to share how they're helping peers across the payments and Fintech industries manage the challenges of protecting data privacy and maintaining compliance with other global regulations, unpack how COVID-19 quarantines are impacting customer onboarding flows, and share their predictions…
    April 21, 2020
  • Range: The Identity of Teambuilding

    Range Labs co-founder Jennifer Dennard joins State of Identity to discuss building the world’s first corporate culture platform, how they’re leveraging identity to help startups and enterprises alike foster better teamwork, and the common threads that successful businesses share when it comes to how their teams work together.
    April 16, 2020
  • Veriff: Scalable Identity Verification

    Veriff SVP of Revenue Guy Zerega joins State of Identity to discuss the growing need for scalable identity verification solutions across industry sectors, the impact of COVID-19 on the identity verification market, and his predictions for the future of the sector after the world returns to normalcy.
    April 14, 2020
  • KNOW Identity Digital Forum: April

    This week, State of Identity brings you the opening panel discussion from the April edition of the KNOW Identity Digital Forum Series. Featuring an all-star panel moderated by Consult Hyperion's David Birch discussing open banking and its role in accelerating customer onboarding in a post-COVID world.
    April 9, 2020
  • Spectrum Labs: Context-Sensing A.I. to Identify Toxic Online Behavior

    Spectrum Labs Co-Founder & CEO Justin Davis joins State of Identity to share his path into the identity industry, how Spectrum Labs is solving the "cold start" problem to immediately help online platforms weed out toxic users, and what's in store for the future of digital trust & safety.
    April 7, 2020
  • Simprints: Transformative, inclusive, biometrics

    Simprints Co-Founder & CEO Toby Norman joins State of Identity to share why open standards biometric technology is crucial to transforming the way the world fights poverty, how his organization is helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and what Simprints has in store for 2020 and beyond.
    April 2, 2020
  • Streambed Media: Identity and the Digital Content Value Chain

    Streambed Media Co-Founder & CEO Jenna Pilgrim joins State of Identity to discuss how she built a next-generation platform for content rights, distribution, and collective analytics, underpinned with blockchain technology.
    March 31, 2020
  • Open ID Foundation Executive Director Don Thibeau

    Open ID Foundation Executive Chairman Don Thibeau returns to State of Identity to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the digital identity industry, whether or not the slow death of privacy is an inevitability, and the role standards organizations are set to play in the digital identity space moving forward.
    March 26, 2020
  • Boloro: True Out-of-band Authentication

    Boloro CEO Karl Kilb joins State of Identity to discuss the security advantages of true out-of-band authentication, how Boloro's use of USSD messaging protects from SIM swap attacks, and the potential applications for this technology outside of financial services.
    March 24, 2020
  • SE Trustscore: Sharing Economy Trust Currency

    SE Trustscore founder Ash Seddeek joins State of Identity to share his vision for a truly portable digital identity that allows users to de-couple online profiles, create a sharing economy trust currency and offers faster access to sharing economy account creation.
    March 19, 2020
  • Teramind: Delivering Insider Threat Prevention with Identity

    Teramind VP of Global Operations Eli Sutton joins State of Identity to discuss the latest in employee monitoring and insider threat detection, identity's central role, and why data loss prevention is top of mind for so many organizations across the globe in 2020.
    March 11, 2020
  • Changing the Game

    SecureKey Chief Identity Officer Andre Boysen returns to State of Identity to share the latest updates about the platform, and explore the applications of this groundbreaking digital identity platform across the healthcare, education, and regulated gaming market verticals.
    March 10, 2020
  • Okta + DataGrail: Supercharging Privacy

    Okta SVP of Corporate Development Monty Gray and Datagrail CEO & Co-Founder Daniel Barber join State of Identity to discuss why privacy and user experience don't need to be mutually exclusive, the strategic benefits of corporate venture capital investment, and the latest findings from Okta and DataGrail's research.
    March 5, 2020
  • Tapad: The Future of Cross-Device Graphing

    Tapad Senior Vice President of Identity Ajit Thupil joins State of Identity to discuss the present and future of cross-device identity graphing, maintaining compliance with GDPR and global privacy regulations, the impact of third-party tracking cookie bans, and the expansion of use cases for identity graphing beyond marketing.
    March 3, 2020
  • Sterling Identity: The Next Generation of Background Checks

    Sterling Identity General Manager Taylor Liggett joins State of Identity to share the latest on how background checks are evolving in the era of digital identity, the biggest identity challenges in employee onboarding, and the importance of identity verification in the background check process.
    February 27, 2020
  • Trulioo COO Zac Cohen

    Trulioo COO Zac Cohen returns to State of Identity to share an update on Trulioo's latest identity verification technology, and their new research on consumer attitudes, expectations and behavior toward IDV and digital onboarding experiences in the US and UK.
    February 25, 2020
  • They Wrote the Book on Self-Sovereign Identity!

    Authors Drummond Reed and Alex Preukschat join State of Identity to offer a sneak preview of their new book on Self-Sovereign Identity, a deep-dive on the current industry landscape across both startups and standards organizations, and their predictions for the future of self-sovereign identity in 2020 and beyond.
    February 20, 2020
  • globaliD Co-Founder & CEO Greg Kidd

    GlobaliD co-founder & CEO Greg Kidd joins State of Identity to discuss how bike messengers started his journey down the digital identity path, why everyone in the world has the right to a digital identity, and why he believes in a bottom-up approach for building the next generation of digital identity platforms.
    February 13, 2020
  • IdentityNorth: Convening Canada’s Identity Leaders

    IdentityNorth Chair, and Vantage CEO & Co-Founder, Aran Hamilton joins State of Identity to discuss his journey into the wide world of digital identity, the factors behind Canada's success in bringing next-generation identity technologies to market ahead of the United States, and what's in store for digital identity practitioners across the globe in 2020 and…
    February 11, 2020
  • Yoti: Your Digital Identity

    Yoti Co-Founder & CEO Robin Tombs, and Commercial Director Gareth Narinesingh join State of Identity to share the origin story of their privacy-preserving digital identity platform, how Yoti is primed to take on the friction of banking KYC with Project Endeavor, and how they came up with the name Yoti!
    February 6, 2020
  • Wire: The Most Secure Collaboration Platform

    Wire COO/CTO and Co-Founder Alan Duric joins State of Identity to discuss his incredible personal history of innovation in real-time communications platforms, identity's central role in secure messaging, and how to balance the demands for robust encryption with a simple user experience.
    February 4, 2020
  • WSO2: The Power of Open-Source IAM

    WSO2 Vice President of Security Architecture joins State of Identity to discuss WSO2's, API-first, decentralized approach to identity, the benefits of taking an open-source approach, and the continued convergence of the CIAM and IAM markets.
    January 30, 2020
  • ALTR: Data Security as a Service

    ALTR VP of Products and Marketing Doug Wick joins State of Identity to share how high-frequency options trading led to the founding of ALTR, why smart database drivers are the only logical place to implement encryption, and what use cases are unlocked by placing data security at the application layer.
    January 28, 2020
  • Evident: Operationalizing Identity for Businesses

    Evident CEO & Founder David Thomas to talk about the continued growth of applications for digital identity across industries, and the growing inadequacy of legacy technologies for meeting this demand.
    January 23, 2020
  • FigLeaf: User-centric Data Privacy

    Pankaj Srivastava joins State of Identity to discuss FigLeaf, an app offering consumers control over their online data and personal information. We discuss privacy by design, the need for greater data privacy, and the challenge of getting consumers to shift their data privacy habits.
    January 16, 2020
  • Featurespace: Leaders in Adaptive Behavioral Analytics

    Featurespace founder Dave Excell joins State of Identity to discuss the backstory behind his career journey into behavioral analytics, the cliché of founders leaving grad school to found startups, and the continually-changing fraud threats facing enterprises across the globe and across industries.
    December 19, 2019
  • DIACC: The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada

    Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada President Joni Brennan joins State of Identity to discuss their latest progress towards building Canada's digital identity ecosystem, the true economic impact DIACC is bringing to Canada, and what's next for the future of digital identity in 2020 and beyond.
    December 12, 2019
  • A User Generated Content Deep Dive with Genpact

    Genpact's Dr. Armen Kherlopian and Mark Childs join State of Identity to discuss the challenges of user generated content moderation, how AI is helping carry some of the load, and why human reviewers are still integral to trust & safety teams.
    December 6, 2019
  • Smile Identity CEO Mark Straub Returns

    Smile Identity co-founder and CEO Mark Straub returns to the podcast to share the latest on his progress in expanding trust in underserved markets by making it easy for people to prove their identity.
    November 14, 2019
  • Tartle: P2P, Anonymous, Self-Data Brokerage

    Tartle Co-Founder & CEO Alexander McCaig joins State of Identity to discuss why the time was ripe for the founding of a P2P self-data brokerage, the technology enabling such a radical departure from the data status quo, and why consumers are ready for a change.
    November 7, 2019
  • Decentralized Identity Verification CEO Philip Shoemaker joins State of Identity to discuss the growing need for decentralized identity verification, its benefits to both institutions and consumers, and the career path that brought him to lead a digital identity startup.
    October 24, 2019
  • Ubisecure and the Evolution of CIAM

    Ubisecure CEO Simon Wood drops in to discuss the ever-evolving customer identity and access management landscape, the convergence of customer and employee digital identities, and why identity remains at the heart of the customer experience across industries.
    October 17, 2019
  • Akoya and the Future of Open Banking

    Akoya Chief Technology Officer Wilson D'Souza joins State of Identity to share his vision for the future of open banking, how consumers will see value, and the benefits of moving past screen scraping.
    October 10, 2019
  • IdRamp Unpacks Self-Sovereign Identity for the Enterprise

    IdRamp President Mike Vesey joins State of Identity to unpack exactly what self-sovereign identity means in real terms to enterprises today. Is adoption of self-sovereign identity an all-or-nothing proposition? How can businesses best position themselves for the future? And do I need to be a blockchain expert to leverage this powerful technology?
    October 3, 2019
  • Live from San Francisco with DocuSign’s Ryan Cox

    Docusign VP of Global Partner Solutions joins State of Identity live from the KNOW Identity Forum San Francisco to discuss the challenges of building a digital identity ecosystem and the future of digital signatures.
    September 26, 2019
  • Live from Toronto with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

    World-renowned data privacy expert, Dr. Ann Cavoukian joins State of Identity live from Toronto to discuss her time as Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, her creation of Privacy by Design, and why there is no zero-sum tradeoff necessary between privacy and security.
    September 19, 2019
  • Refinitiv Partners with Trulioo to Power New Digital ID Solution

    Refinitiv Global Head of Digital Identity and Financial Crime James Mirfin and Trulioo General Manager Zac Cohen join State of Identity to discuss their new partnership on digital identity, and how it will truly impact global accessibility and inclusiveness for the next generation of digital services.
    September 12, 2019
  • Live from DC: Uniken Joins the Better Identity Coalition

    Better Identity Coalition Coordinator Jeremy Grant and Uniken CTO Nishant Kaushik join State of Identity, recorded live from the KNOW Identity Forum: Washington D.C.
    September 5, 2019
  • Instnt: Zero-Liability Customer Onboarding

    Instnt Founder & CEO Sunil Madhu and Co-Founder & VP of Product Mimi Salcedo join State of Identity to share how they've built the world's first customer onboarding platform offering full insurance against identity fraud, implemented on the web or in-app with just a single line of code.
    August 29, 2019
  • ID Analytics on Synthetic Identity

    ID Analytics Chief Compliance Officer Ken Meiser is back on State of Identity to share his latest research, and discuss contributing to the Federal Reserve's recent white paper on synthetic identity fraud.
    August 22, 2019
  • Sovrin: The World’s First Self-Sovereign Identity Network

    Sovrin Foundation Chair Phil Windley rejoins State of Identity to share the latest updates on the Sovrin network, the challenges of standing up the world's first self-sovereign identity network, and his thoughts on Facebook Libra's digital identity aims.
    August 15, 2019
  • Sontiq: EZShield and IdentityForce Combined

    Sontiq President & CEO Dale Dabbs and Chief Marketing Officer Donna Parent join State of Identity to discuss bringing together EZShield and IdentityForce together, the unique challenges of serving both consumers and small businesses, and why the threat of identity theft isn't disappearing any time soon.
    August 8, 2019
  • The State of Customer Authentication with Thumbsignin

    Thumbsignin co-founder Aman Khanna joins State of Identity to share the findings from their new survey on the state of customer authentication practices in 2019 produced in collaboration with One World Identity and GLUU. Surveyed participants provided insights based on their companies' current and planned authentication practices to determine adoption trends in customer authentication, including…
    August 1, 2019
  • Anonymous Identity Verification… Without Blockchain?

    Identiq Co-Founder Uri Arad and CMO Shmuli Goldberg stop by State of Identity to share how they've built a distributed network allowing for truly anonymized identity validation without sharing any user information, and without the use of blockchain. Applications include KYC/CIP customer identity validation, source-of-funds verification, and password reset protection.
    July 25, 2019
  • Driving Inclusion in Africa with Smile Identity

    Smile Identity CEO & Co-Founder Mark Straub and his team drop by State of Identity to discuss the identity challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa, the founding of Smile Identity, and how to build for product compatibility across a wide array of mobile devices.
    July 11, 2019
  • KNOW Identity Forum New York City: LIVE!

    Recorded live at the KNOW Identity Forum in New York City, Digital Financial Services Observatory at Columbia University Founder Leon Perlman, PhD joins State of Identity to discuss founding the DFSO, financial inclusion, derisking, and what international financial inclusion efforts can teach U.S. regulators.
    July 4, 2019
  • ReadID: Mobile NFC Passport Verification

    ReadID CEO Maarten Wegdam joins State of Identity to discuss Apple's decision to enable new NFC read/write capabilities in iOS13, ReadID's partnership with the UK Home Office to support the EU Settlement Scheme by allowing identity verification to be done remotely using a smartphone app.
    June 27, 2019
  • Virtru: A Better Way to Protect and Share Data

    Virtru Chief Social Scientist Andrea Limbago and Director of Federal Joe Stuntz join State of Identity to discuss how digital identity is at the heart of encryption, the increasing importance of end-to-end encryption across business applications, and why every organization should have a Chief Social Sciencist!
    June 20, 2019
  • Sphere: A Unique Approach to Self-Sovereign Identity

    Sphere Identity CEO Katherine Noall joins State of Identity to discuss the launch of their global, blockchain-based digital identity platform, how it's different from other "self-sovereign identity" solutions, and Sphere's unique go-to-market strategy for attracting a critical mass of users.
    June 13, 2019
  • Debunking the Risk/Growth False Dichotomy with Sift

    Sift Product Marketing Manager James Volz drops by the podcast to share how shared intelligence is helping over 34,000 sites and apps deliver Trust & Safety without impacting the customer experience.
    June 6, 2019
  • Transforming Trust with Payfone Founder & CEO Rodger Desai

    Payfone Founder & CEO Rodger Desai joins State of Identity to share the latest on how organizations can validate identities and build trust across channels without compromising the user experience.
    May 30, 2019
  • Cambridge Blockchain, PayPal’s First Blockchain Investment

    Cambridge Blockchain CEO Matthew Commons joins State of Identity to discuss the close of their latest funding round, and the progress they've made in building next-generation KYC systems for global financial services companies.
    May 23, 2019
  • Verified.Me Digital Identity Network Launches

    SecureKey Technologies Chief Identity Officer Andre Boysen joins State of Identity to celebrate the official Canadian launch of the groundbreaking Verified.Me digital identity ecosystem.
    May 16, 2019
  • KNOW Identity Forum SF: Innovation in Identity

    Trust is the currency of the modern marketplace. Join this LIVE episode of State of Identity with host Cameron D’Ambrosi as Angeli Jain and Dave Birch discuss how companies like Airbnb are tackling today’s marketplace challenges around Trust & Safety, both in digital and physical form.
    May 9, 2019
  • Shedding Light on the “Dark Web” with Terbium Labs

    Popular culture would have you believe the "dark web" is made up entirely of men in dark rooms, wearing hoodies, while staring at green lines of code. But what is the "dark web" actually, and does it pose a threat to your business? Join Terbium Labs Chief Product Officer Tyler Carbone as he separates "dark…
    May 2, 2019
  • Fighting Synthetic Identities with ID Analytics

    Synthetic identity fraud is difficult to detect in large part because separating synthetic fraud from legitimate credit losses remains difficult. Join ID Analytics for a deep dive into the latest research on the patterns of synthetic identity fraudsters and how institutions are fighting back.
    April 16, 2019
  • Entersekt: Authentication and the Power of “Friendly Friction”

    Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi:  Director of Client Services, OWI Linkedin Twitter Guests: Sherif Samy: SVP – North America, Entersekt Links: Entersekt
    April 9, 2019
  • AI, IoT, and the Future of Humanity

    Join behavioral futurist William Higham and Pod Group founder & CEO Charles Towers-Clark for a fascinating discussion on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and their impact on the present, and future, of mankind.
    March 21, 2019
  • A History of Identity with LexisNexis: Part 3

    Join LexisNexis Risk Solutions Chief Identity Officer Alisdair Faulkner for the final installment in a three-part series on the past, present, and future of identity.
    March 14, 2019
  • A History of Identity with LexisNexis: Part 2

    Join LexisNexis Risk Solutions Senior Director Nick DeLeonardis and Vice President Jeffrey Feinstein for the second in a three-part series on the past, present, and future of identity.
    March 7, 2019
  • A History of Identity with LexisNexis: Part 1

    Join LexisNexis Risk Solutions Senior Director Kim Sutherland for the first in a three part series on the past, present, and future of identity.
    February 28, 2019
  • Bridging the Physical/Digital Divide with SureID

    Join SureID General Manager Ned Hayes as he shares how SureID is bringing FBI-approved background checks to nearly 1,000 locations nationwide with military-grade biometric capture technology.
    February 14, 2019
  • The World Bank ID4D Mission Billion Challenge

    The ability to prove one's identity is easy to take for granted, but over one billion people worldwide lack a form of identification that can be reliably verified. Join the World Bank's Vyjayanti Desai as she shares how ID4D's Mission Billion Challenge aims to improve access to identity while protecting privacy and personal data.
    February 5, 2019
  • Building a Global Data Consortium With GDC

    Access to high-quality identity data is the lifeblood of the modern economy, as enterprises across sectors seek to meet growing regulatory requirements, reduce risk, and enhance trust & safety. Join two veterans of the data industry as we discuss the latest developments in artificial intelligence, data sourcing, and newly available data attributes.
    January 24, 2019
  • SmilePass: Biometrics-as-a-Service

    Adoption of biometric authentication is on the rise globally, as smartphone ubiquity places advanced sensors in the hands of consumers across the globe. This week on State of Identity, host Cameron D’Ambrosi sits down with the CEO of a London-based biometrics startup offering access to multiple best-in-class biometric algorithms from a single platform.
    January 17, 2019
  • TIDALs: A New Digital Trust Infrastructure

    With digital interactions continuing to consume an ever-increasing portion of our personal and professional lives, the ability to determine the validity and authenticity of data is of critical importance. This week on State of Identity I sit down with the founder of Intertrust’s new project that utilizes a combination of blockchain technology and trusted assertions…
    January 14, 2019
  • Attest: Collectively Reimagining Digital Identity

    This week on State of Identity, I sit down with the founders of an exciting new platform looking to combine the best attributes of both federated and decentralized identity systems.
    January 1, 2019
  • Busting Fraud Myths with Sift Science

    Does the common knowledge about online fraud hold any weight?
    December 18, 2018
  • A mission to revolutionize consumer engagement

    Thyngs CEO Neil Garner joins State of Identity to share how he’s helping transform ordinary objects into extraordinary commerce experiences with innovative technology, and why digital identity is at the heart of making it all possible.
    December 11, 2018
  • An Interview with David Shrier: Part Two

    This week we’re bringing you part two of our interview with David Shrier, Founder of CEO of Distilled Analytics, author of the book Trust::Data: A New Framework for Identity and Data sharing, and a true visionary in identifying the central role of trust in our digital lives.
    December 3, 2018
  • An Interview with David Shrier: Part One

    The first in a two-part interview series with David Shrier, Founder and CEO of Distilled Analytics, author of the book Trust::Data: A New Framework for Identity and Data sharing, and a true visionary in identifying the central role of trust in our digital lives.
    November 27, 2018
  • An OWI Thanksgiving with Dave Fields

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi and PTB Ventures Founder and Managing Partner Dave Fields discuss the fallacy of comparing data to oil, self-sovereign identity, and how the identity landscape has changed since his fund's inception in 2015.
    November 20, 2018
  • Building the Identity Transaction Rails

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Ipsidy Chairman & CEO Philip Beck, to discuss how he's applying lessons learned from the payments space to identity, and Ipsidy's recently announced partnership with Ayonix and Datapro.
    November 13, 2018
  • Powering the Car Subscription Revolution

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by a startup offering a software platform that's bringing the subscription model to car ownership, and the company powering the identity verification that makes it all possible from a smartphone.
    November 6, 2018
  • Building for Trust at Airbnb

    Airbnb Global Head of Trust and Risk, Nick Shapiro, joins Cameron D'Ambrosi on the State of Identity to share how he builds trust between 150 million users on the worlds leading accommodation marketplace.
    October 31, 2018
  • Uniken: Strong Authentication Made Simple

    Uniken CEO Bimal Gandhi joins State of Identity to discuss REL-ID, Uniken’s scalable, omnichannel security platform offering strong authentication without compromising the user experience. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guest: Bimal Gandhi, Chief Executive Officer – Uniken Links: Uniken State of Identity is brought to you by: KNOW 2019 Join us in Las Vegas for KNOW…
    October 23, 2018
  •, Canada’s Digital Identity Network

    SecureKey Chief Identity Officer Andre Boysen joins State of Identity to discuss, Canada’s first ever digital identity network, built alongside Canada’s leading banks.
    October 16, 2018
  • A Golden Needle in a Haystack

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Accelitas CEO Greg Cote to discuss why lenders are struggling to effectively identify "good" customers despite the overwhelming amount of data available.
    October 9, 2018
  • Sovrin: Identity for All

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Sovrin Foundation Chair Phil Windley to discuss how self-sovereign identity is reshaping the digital identity landscape for both consumers and institutions across the globe.
    October 2, 2018
  • Jumio: Trusted Identity as a Service

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Johnson Ha, Jumio's Head of Sales for the Americas, to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the white-hot identity verification space, and how Jumio is differentiating themselves among competitors.
    September 25, 2018
  • Daon Brings Biometric Onboarding to New Zealand

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Daon Senior Vice President of ANZ and Southeast Asia John Duggan to discuss New Zealand's RealMe Now mobile identity app for citizens, and the Daon technology powering its biometric onboarding capabilities.
    September 18, 2018
  • Behavioral Biometrics with BehavioSec CEO Neil Costigan

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins BehavioSec CEO Neil Costigan to share his perspective on the current state of authentication technologies, the development of BehavioSec's behavioral biometrics platform, and what's in store for the future.
    September 11, 2018
  • Intellicheck’s CEO Talks Identity Verification

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Intellicheck CEO Bryan Lewis to discuss the current identity verification challenges facing businesses and governments, and the challenge of exceeding consumer expectations while meeting growing regulatory requirements.
    September 4, 2018
  • IBM’s Milan Patel Talks Blockchain and Identity at Big Blue

    IBM Product Manager Milan Patel speaks with OWI Senior Analyst Simeon Beal about the Hyperledger Indy Project, and IBM's work with SecureKey Canada's platform.
    August 28, 2018
  • Tierion CEO Wayne Vaughan talks blockchain and identity with Chainpoint

    Our blockchain and identity podcast series continues this week, as Tierion founder and CEO Wayne Vaughn speaks with OWI Senior Analyst Simeon Beal about how Tierion uses blockchain to enhance existing applications, instead of forcing companies to build software on a radically new platform. Tierion is profiled as a blockchain "Solution Provider" in OWI's latest…
    August 21, 2018
  • Dominode CEO John Toohey on how blockchain can address regulated identity

    OWI Senior analyst Simeon Beal talks with Dominode cofounder and CEO John Toohey for State of Identity's ongoing series on blockchain and identity. Toohey has 30 years of experience in software design, with a background in regulated gaming with Scientific Games. Dominode is spotlighted as a "Company to Watch" in OWI's new research, entitled "Blockchain…
    August 14, 2018
  • R3’s Abbas Ali talks blockchain and identity

    OWI's latest research, “Blockchain and Identity in 2018: A Year of Promise and Pilots,” we profiles 18 blockchain companies making headway in the identity space. State of Identity features our conversations with some of the companies selected for the report. This week, R3 Director, Partner Solutions Abbas Ali talks about his company's Corda Open Source…
    August 7, 2018
  • Sphere’s CEO talks blockchain and identity in 2018

    Sphere Chief Executive Katherine Noall talks to us about her company's upcoming blockchain app, which is set to launch in December of this year.
    July 31, 2018
  • Paranoid Android

    OWI Labs VP Neil Hughes and Senior Analyst Simeon Beal tackle the latest news in the identity and cybersecurity space, including the European Union’s $5 billion fine of Google, Microsoft’s new identity-focused bug bounty program, financial inclusion in Nigeria, and what the departure of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the U.S. Supreme Court could mean for…
    July 24, 2018
  • Pills, bikes and ads: Dissecting the latest identity news

    OWI Labs VP Neil Hughes and Senior Analyst Simeon Beal discuss the latest news in the identity space, including Amazon’s $1 billion purchase of Pillpack, Lyft buying the company behind Citibike, credit freezes going free nationwide, and how AT&T’s purchase of AppNexus could affect digital identity. Hosts: Neil Hughes @thisisneil Simeon Beal @SimeonBeal State of…
    July 10, 2018
  • Fighting eCommerce Fraud with Clearsale

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Clearsale Executive Vice President Rafael Lourenco discuss the impact of new technologies on credit card fraud, the challenges of eCommerce in Brazil and Mexico, and how lessons learned from those markets can be applied here in the United States. 
    July 3, 2018
  • IAM: When your identity helps ensure your security

    Join OWI Labs Vice President Neil Hughes and Senior Analyst Simeon Beal as they discuss the booming Identity & Access Management space, and where they see the most growth occurring in the next five years, particularly in physical access and security. The discussion is driven by the latest research from OWI Labs, "The Perimeter is…
    June 26, 2018
  • Building Trust in the Sharing Economy

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi, Marketplace Risk Founder Jeremy Gottshalk, Sift Science Trust & Safety Architect Jeff Sakasegawa, and Onfido US Commercial Director Parker Crockford discuss the critical importance of trust to the sharing economy, and how firms are leveraging new technologies to meet consumer and regulatory expectations. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guests: Jeremy Gottshalk – Founder,…
    June 19, 2018
  • The Digital Identity Crisis

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Gigya Co-Founder Rooly Eliezerov discuss his new book The Digital Identity Crisis, the chicken/egg problem of self-sovereign identity models, and the future of personal data.
    June 12, 2018
  • GDC Co-Founders talk KYC and GDPR

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Global Data Consortium co-founders Bill Spruill and Charles Gaddy discuss the growing identity verification market, the impact of GDPR, and the connection between identity and financial inclusion.
    June 5, 2018
  • Investing in Identity

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Comcast Ventures Managing Director Gil Beyda discuss his history as an investor, blockchain and the first internet bubble, and advice for entrepreneurs seeking venture capital.
    May 29, 2018
  • 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.
    May 22, 2018
  • 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.
    May 15, 2018
  • 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.
    May 8, 2018
  • Policy Automation for the Cloud

    Join host Cameron D’Ambrosi and DivvyCloud CEO/Co-Founder Brian Johnson as they discuss the security and compliance challenges facing organizations leveraging cloud computing solutions, and how policy automation can help solve them. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guests: Brian Johnson – CEO/Co-Founder, DivvyCloud @DivvyCloud State of Identity is brought to you by: KNOW 2019 Join us in…
    May 1, 2018
  • Solving Regulated Identity

    Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi, Dominode's CEO and Co-founder John Toohey, and Chief Commercial Officer Mike Lightman as they discuss the broken system for verifying the identity of employees in regulated industries, and how blockchain technology can help individuals securely store and share their identity attributes. 
    April 24, 2018
  • Digital Identity Standards: What’s New and What’s Next

    Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi and Experian Fraud & Identity Management Senior Business Consultant Keir Breitenfeld as they discuss the impact of NIST's latest 800-63-3 Digital Identity Guidelines, and how enterprises are adjusting their digital identity strategies to adapt.
    April 17, 2018
  • Mobile Networks: Bridging the Physical/Digital Identity Divide

    Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi as he discusses the divide separating digital and physical identity today, and how mobile network operators are helping to bridge the gap. Featuring Telefónica Global Head of Development for Mobile Identity Glyn Povah, GSMA Global Engagement Director Mark Harvey, and Trulioo CEO Stephen Ufford.
    April 10, 2018
  • The KNOW 2018 Podcast

    Join host Cameron D'Ambrosi as he recaps everything you missed at last week's 2018 KNOW Identity Conference in Washington D.C.
    April 3, 2018
  • The OWI Top 100 Influencers in Identity Podcast

    The OWI Top 100 Influencers in Identity recognizes the pioneers leading the charge to improve identity, from individual entrepreneurs to members of large organizations. This week, we asked five influencers to share their perspectives on the identity industry in 2018, and the challenges they see ahead!
    March 20, 2018
  • uPort: Decentralized Identity for All

    uPort co-founder and project lead Rouven Heck and Business and Operations specialist Alice Nawfal join host Cameron D’Ambrosi to discuss the internet’s current lack of an identity layer, the concept of self-sovereign identity, and the future of decentralized identity networks. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guests: Alice Nawfal – Business and Operations, uPort Rouven Heck –…
    March 13, 2018
  • OWI Labs Podcast: Blockchain for Financial Reform

    OWI Labs Analyst Simeon Beal and Vice President Neil Hughes discuss the myriad ways in which blockchain technology is being used to drive financial reforms, and inclusion programs, across the globe. 
    March 6, 2018
  • AI-Powered Authentication with Zighra

    Zighra founder and CEO Deepak Dutt joins host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss how artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are revolutionizing authentication.
    February 27, 2018
  • Removing Shopping Cart Friction with Biometrics

    Mati founder and CEO Filip Victor joins host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss how biometrics can help eliminate the most common types of payment fraud, differences between the U.S. and Mexican payments markets, and the challenges of performing on-device facial biometrics across multiple models of smartphone.
    February 20, 2018
  • Simprints: Biometrics for Development

    Simprints COO Sebastian Manhart joins host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss the state of fingerprint biometrics in 2018, the challenges of building fingerprint-capture hardware that can function in any conditions, and the impact of open standards on the biometrics industry.
    February 13, 2018
  • Solving Identity for Open Houses

    Cogint CEO Derek Dubner and President James Reilly join host Cameron D’Ambrosi to discuss the challenges realtors face in verifying the identity of their clients prior to meeting face-to-face, and how their new product Forewarn is helping to reduce risk, and promote trust and safety in the real estate industry. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guests: Derek…
    February 6, 2018
  • HID Global and Identity Convergence

    HID Global VP of Innovation Darren Learmonth, Citizen ID Vice President Joseph Pearson, and IdenTrust Head of Business Development Judy Moog join host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss digital and physical identity convergence, the present and future role of the government in defining identity, and the growing challenge of keeping identity data secure.
    January 23, 2018
  • The Institutional Economics of Identity

    Sphere Identity CEO Katherine Noall, RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub Director Jason Potts, and RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub Research Assistant Alastair Berg join host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss self-sovereign identity, and RMIT's ground-breaking research into the institutional economics of identity. 
    January 16, 2018
  • Blockchain is the Future of Advertising

    MadHive Co-Founder/CEO Adam Helfgott and CTO Tom Bollich join host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss AdTech vs. MarTech, why blockchain is the future of advertising, and the new technologies helping companies globe comply with 2018's looming GDPR data privacy requirements.
    January 9, 2018
  • Open Source Security? So Now You Know.

    Snyk Founder and CEO Guy Podjarny joins host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss the central importance of open source software to the economy, and the security challenges posed by widespread adoption of open source code.
    January 2, 2018
  • The Evolving Media Landscape

    Kelly Newman Ventures CEO Mike Kelly joins host Cameron D'Ambrosi to discuss the evolution of the media landscape, the rise of mobile, the impact of GDPR on the global media and technology industries, and predictions for 2018 and beyond.
    December 19, 2017
  • 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.
    December 12, 2017
  • 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.
    December 5, 2017
  • 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.
    November 28, 2017
  • 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.
    November 21, 2017
  • Shining a Light on Synthetic Identity Fraud

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Experian Senior Business Consultant Keir Breitenfeld to discuss the emergence of synthetic identity fraud, its true financial impact, and how organizations can begin to fight back.
    November 14, 2017
  • Securing the IoT

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Allegro VP of Marketing Loren Shade to discuss the state of IoT security today, what threats loom in a post-Mirai world, and Allegro's seven key elements of proactive IoT security.
    November 7, 2017
  • Night of the Living Password

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins Daon President of the Americas Conor White to discuss replacing passwords with multi-factor biometric authentication, Daon's groundbreaking announcement with Visa, and why nobody should ever have to remember their favorite pizza topping to access their online accounts.
    October 31, 2017
  • OWI Labs: Trust and Safety Post-Equifax

    OWI Labs Principal Analyst Kaelyn Lowmaster and Senior Analyst Simeon Beal discuss defining trust and safety in an era where data leaks, particularly the Equifax hack, seem more dangerous than ever.
    October 24, 2017
  • The Future is Decentralized

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi joins HYPR CEO George Avetisov and CTO Bojan Simic to discuss the benefits of decentralized security for our connected world, the premature declaration of the death of the password, and why user experience is at the heart of driving adoption of new security technologies.
    October 17, 2017
  • Endpoint Protection and Securing the IoT

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins AppGuard President and COO Mike Fumai to discuss the distinctions between endpoint protection and anti-virus software, the changing cybersecurity landscape, and the future of IoT and medical device cybersecurity.
    October 10, 2017
  • Demystifying Data

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins DemystData CEO Mark Hookey to discuss how businesses are using technology to extract more value from less data, while simultaneously reducing risk, and complying with an increasingly difficult data privacy regulatory landscape.
    October 3, 2017
  • The Future of Medical Licensing

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Federation of State Medical Boards Chief Information Officer Michael Dugan and Senior Director of Legal Services Eric Fish to discuss the challenges of ensuring accurate licensing records for doctors, and promising blockchain technology pilot programs helping to drive future advances.
    September 26, 2017
  • OWI Labs: blockchain Hype vs. Reality

    OWI Labs Principal Analyst Kaelyn Lowmaster joins Editor in Chief Neil Hughes to discuss the current state of blockchain in the identity space, helping to pinpoint real, viable use cases for the technology instead of just baseless buzz. For more, check out the OWI Labs report Don't Believe the (Blockchain) Hype: The Definitive Primer on…
    September 19, 2017
  • An Identity-Focused Investment Thesis

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins PTB Ventures Managing Partner Dave Fields, to discuss why data isn't like oil at all, and how he developed an identity-focused investment thesis.
    August 29, 2017
  • IdentityForce on Identity Theft

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins IdentityForce CEO Steven Bearak to discuss consumers best bets for fighting identity theft, how thieves are adapting, and employer adoption of identity theft protection services.
    August 22, 2017
  • 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.
    August 15, 2017
  • 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.
    August 8, 2017
  • Privileged Identity Management For Dummies… and Experts

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Simeio Solutions Senior Partner Shawn Keve and VP of Product Solutions Abhi Yadav to discuss the unique challenges of Privileged Identity Management as compared to Identity Access Management.
    August 1, 2017
  • LIGHTest: the Future of Trust

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins an international panel of experts to discuss LIGHTest: a global, cross-domain trust infrastructure built by combining existing Domain Name System framework with new innovative building blocks.
    July 25, 2017
  • Open Sesame: Building Authentication Standards

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins FIDO Alliance Executive Director Brett McDowell to discuss the oft-foretold death of the password, the magic of asymmetric public-private key cryptography, and the challenges of building a multi-stakeholder organization dedicated to open standards for strong authentication.
    July 18, 2017
  • AADHAAR: Foundation and Future

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Global iD co-founder Alka Gupta and Smart Chip Limited Founder Sanjeev Shriya to discuss the origins of the AADHAAR program, the privacy and security implications of such a massive biometrics database, and AADHAAR’s role in Prime Minister Modi’s push for demonetization.
    July 11, 2017
  • Directory Assistance

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins JumpCloud Chief Product Officer Greg Keller to discuss the fundamentals of "directory-as-a-service", the nexus of JumpCloud, and the challenges of creating an alternative to Active Directory.
    July 5, 2017
  • Everyone hates passwords, except…

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Iovation Director of Product Marketing Michael Thelander to discuss Iovation’s survey of 1,100 consumers regarding their views on present and future methods for online authentication. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guest: Michael Thelander – Director of Product Marketing, Iovation Links: Moving Beyond the Password: Consumers’ Views on Authentication State of Identity is brought…
    June 27, 2017
  • “No New Stuff”

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Trulioo Co-Founder and CEO Stephen Ufford to discuss why the mantra "no new stuff" is the secret to building identity products.
    June 20, 2017
  • Block to the Future

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins BigChainDB Co-Founder and CTO Trent McConaghy to discuss the challenges of scaling on the Bitcoin blockchain, matching technologies to use cases, and why shared public databases are crucial to the future of the internet.
    June 13, 2017
  • Requiem for a Password

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins James Stickland, CEO of Veridium to discuss the oft-proclaimed demise of the password.
    June 6, 2017
  • Building a Healthcare Trust Framework

    Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Dr. David Kibbe, President and CEO of DirectTrust, to discuss the identity challenges of the healthcare space, and building a trust framework for the secure exchange of health information. Host: Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi Guest: Dr. David Kibbe – President & CEO, DirectTrust State of Identity is brought to you by: Experian…
    May 30, 2017
  • 2017 K(NO)W Identity Conference Recap Podcast

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi recaps the 2017 K(NO)W Identity Conference from the Ronald Reagan building in Washington, D.C.
    May 23, 2017
  • IBM Double-Header: Distributed Future

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Dan Gisolfi, CTO of Trusted Identity at IBM Industry Platforms for an identity double-header. In part two, we discuss the central importance of identity to global business, and the future role of decentralized technologies in the identity space.
    May 9, 2017
  • IBM Double-Header: Taking License

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Dan Gisolfi, CTO of Trusted Identity at IBM Industry Platforms for an identity double-header. In part one, we discuss IBM's efforts to fundamentally re-think the driver's license for the digital age.
    May 9, 2017
  • Attack of the (Identity) Clones

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Kim Sutherland and Jeffrey Feinstein of LexisNexis Risk Solutions to discuss synthetic identity fraud, the surprising ways synthetic identities are utilized, and how institutions can guard against this growing threat.
    May 2, 2017
  • Open Standards: Identity’s Plumbing

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Don Thibeau, President and Chairman of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) to discuss why good open identity standards are like plumbing, the OpenID Connect self-certification program, and the future of digital identity.
    April 25, 2017
  • RegTech Principles for Innovation

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Parker Crockford of Onfido and Ryan Zagone of Ripple to discuss the catalysts driving RegTech adoption, public vs. private sector RegTech, Onfido's RegTech Principles for Innovation, and the differing international regulatory approaches to these new technologies.
    April 18, 2017
  • The Identity Credit Connection

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Will Wyatt of Whitepages Pro and Ofer Mendelevitch of LendUp to discuss how new identity verification data sources are enabling greater consumer access to the financial services marketplace.
    April 11, 2017
  • The “unconference”

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Internet Identity Workshop co-founders Phil Windley and Kaliya Young to discuss the origins of the IIW, the biggest breakthroughs to come from the event, and the new IIW movie.
    April 4, 2017
  • The Biometrics Revolution

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi is joined by Frances Zelazny, Vice President of BioCatch and Jason Chaikin, President of Vkansee for a discussion on the present and future of biometrics.
    March 28, 2017
  • Merchant Risk Council Vegas 2017

    Host Cameron D'Ambrosi heads to MRC Vegas, to ask the leading experts in the payments, fraud, and cybersecurity industries about mobile devices as a gateway for digital identity, identity's central role in risk mitigation, and predictions for the future.
    March 21, 2017
  • GSMA Mobile World Congress Recap

    FindBiometrics/MobileIDWorld Managing Editor Peter Counter, Mobile For Development GSMA Head of Digital Identity Kyla Reid and MobileConnect GSMA Head of Applications and Services David Pollington recap Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2017.
    March 14, 2017
  • Inclusion Through Technology

    Empowerment Capital Co-Founder Amit Sharma and Onfido CEO Husayn Kassai discuss: the need for new identity verification technology (1:46), the precursor to financial exclusion (4:30), applying new technology to existing risk frameworks (6:05), the impetus for Onfido’s founding (10:50), the regulatory response to new technologies (12:40), the UK’s regulatory sandbox (15:55), tensions between risk/compliance and…
    March 7, 2017
  • Once More Unto the Breach

    XOR Data Exchange Founder and CEO Mike Cook, and Zoot Enterprises SVP of Sales and Marketing Travis Tuss discuss: the founding of XOR (1:36), the concept of data exchange (3:25), the experience of impacted consumers (5:19), Zoot as the “on-ramp” of the financial services ecosystem (6:35), smart fraudsters (9:20), methods for obtaining compromised data (10:41),…
    February 28, 2017
  • The Sovereign Identity Revolution

    Author and Linux Journal Senior Editor David “Doc” Searls, and Evernym CEO/Co-Founder Timothy Ruff discuss: the origin of siloed identity (2:40), high vs. low-trust identity environments (4:22), origins of the term “self-sovereign identity” (7:01), establishing trust without centralized authority (10:58), invention as the mother of necessity (15:44), the Faustian bargain of “free” web services (16:50),…
    February 21, 2017
  • A Collection of Attributes

    American Banker Editor in Chief Marc Hochstein and IdentityMind VP of Marketing and Product Jose Caldera discuss: physical vs. digital identities (2:15), identity as a collection of attributes (5:17), the concept of online “personas” (7:20), proving ownership (9:00), identity’s key attributes (12:30), calculating identity risk (13:25), banking’s unique identity requirements (16:30), the importance of address…
    February 14, 2017
  • FinTech “Secret Sauce”

    Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and FinTech blogger Pascal Bouvier on: Winston Churchill (1:23), his entry into FinTech (2:40), “secret sauce” (4:20), identity’s role at the core of FinTech (5:00), the industrial vs. digital age (6:55), contextual identity (8:30), challenges to micropayments adoption (10:30), hard vs. soft deregulation (14:00), the possible impact of deregulation (17:00), China’s growing…
    February 7, 2017
  • The Identity Industry Landscape

    One World Identity CEO Travis Jarae and Executive Director Dasha Cherepennikova discuss: the origins of One World Identity (1:48), transportation as an analogy for the identity industry (4:00), identity as a means to an end (4:50), fraud and identity protection (6:40), biometrics interoperability standards (9:00), vertical integration (11:00) and the state of the identity industry…
    January 31, 2017
  • The Identity of Things - State of Identity

    The Identity of Things

    MasterCard Digital Payments and Labs Vice President Kiki del Valle and Radiant Logic Senior Solutions Architect Joel Rader discuss: the IoT paradigm shift (2:30), the importance of automation (4:53), consumer credential management (7:10), the impact of the Mirai botnet (9:42), IoT vs. mobile approach to security (14:13), consumer security education (17:41), the greatest security challenge…
    January 24, 2017
  • Generation Ze - State of Identity

    Generation Ze

    Google Global Process Managers Marnie Florin and Kevin Perry discuss: Founding the Transgender @ Google training session (1:56), gender neutral pronouns (6:00), government vs. private sector roles in gender identity (11:00), challenges for platform adoption of gender neutrality (12:00), global digital identity and gender (13:35), the non-static nature of gender (15:13),and the importance of inclusion…
    January 16, 2017
  • The Legal Identity Void - State of Identity

    The Legal Identity Void

    ID.Me CEO Blake Hall and Experian Fraud and Identity Solutions Senior Business Consultant Keir Breitenfeld discuss: social media-based identity verification (2:24), developing world identity differences (4:21), hurdles to increased adoption of digital identity (5:58), proliferation of identity verification methods (8:40), the legal identity void on the internet (10:59), the importance of standards (14:11), the ‘goldilocks’…
    January 9, 2017
  • The Bitcoin “Model T” - State of Identity

    The Bitcoin “Model T”

    Ripple Director of Regulatory Relations Ryan Zagone and FinTech executive and advisor Juan Llanos discuss: blockchain fundamentals (2:30), the Bitcoin “Model T” (5:05), keys to identity on the blockchain (6:32), distributed ledgers (9:00), government vs. private sector identity innovation (12:27), sovereign identity (14:00), open vs. permissioned blockchains (17:00), lessons learned from the payments space (20:30)…
    January 2, 2017
  • Death and Taxes: Identity History - State of Identity

    Death and Taxes: Identity History

    One World Identity Executive Director Dasha Cherepennikova discusses: the etymology of identity (1:15), ancient Greek identity (2:32), favorite censuses (3:20), names and identity (4:51), identity verification (7:06), Disney’s favorite identity thief (9:55), cave painting (12:30), and the Romans (14:00).
    December 26, 2016
  • Challenges in a fragmented Identity Space - State of Identity

    Challenges in a Fragmented Identity Space

    Au10Tix Managing Director Ron Atzmon and OWI Business Development Manager Peter Joukov discuss the role of government in establishing identity (2:45), U.S. state identity regulations (3:30), global ID standards for air travel (4:26), UK vs. German identity regulations (6:10), baldness and the challenges of anti-impersonation checks (9:40), David Cameron’s FinTech revolution (10:10), Israeli biometric ID…
    December 19, 2016
  • Human Impact - State of Identity

    Human Impact

    Trulioo CEO Stephen Ufford and Google Product Manager Filip Verley discuss the biggest challenges to financial inclusion (1:59), the importance of consumer education (4:10), regulatory oversight of the identity industry (5:20), the surprises of focus groups (10:05), the human impact of FinTech (12:10), inspiration in the Philz Coffee line (15:15), mobile identity as the next…
    December 2, 2016