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Mobile and Social Apps At Ever-increasing Risk Of Phishing

A newly released report shows an alarming movement of phishing attacks to mobile messaging and social apps. It’s another sign of just how attracted cyber criminals increasingly are to phishing through corporate mobile devices. The findings of the research – by a...

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4 things I learned at the Connect ID conference in Washington

Khalil (our CTO) and I have recently returned from the Connect ID conference in Washington. Now that the jet lag is out of the way, here are some reflections on our learning from the event. 1. Most biometrics vendors view the market from behind quite thick technology...

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Phishing Is An Ever-increasing Problem For Mobile Users

Businesses are coming under ever-greater threat from phishing on mobile devices, according to one mobile security firm. The company found that mobile-based phishing attacks were duping enterprise users at an 85% higher rate each year since 2011. This indicates that...

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KYC Isn’t Just About Regulatory Compliance

Banking professionals often consider compliance to be a barrier to what they do. They might think it’s simply about ‘ticking boxes’, so as not to fall foul of regulators or internal auditors. In so doing, they don’t consider the real, broader reasons for compliance –...

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We are finalists in the Best New Business Awards!

We are very happy to announce that we have been nominated and shortlisted for Best Business Innovation of the Year and Best Business of the Year at the Best New Business awards 2018. It’s another nomination for SmilePass, I can say on behalf of our team that we are...

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How Biometrics can streamline your customer journey

Let's take a look at some key facts. Customers lives are becoming increasingly digital, with 73% of purchases and 90% of service requests made online they expect a streamlined purchasing process. No matter what industry you’re operating in, providing excellent...

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The Emerging Role of KYC and AML in Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies have had a thoroughly disruptive effect on the financial sector. A day barely seems to pass without a new crypto-related topic hitting the news. However, critics of the system have long suggested that it supports criminal and illicit activities....

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5 Of The Best Ways To Prevent Phishing Attacks

Phishing is a technique aimed at stealing confidential information – such as passwords – by tricking users into thinking they are giving such information to a trustworthy party. While emails are still largely used for this type of attack, social media is also creating...

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Money Transfer Scams Cost Victims £236m in 2017

Victims of a notorious money transfer trick have been losing an average of almost £3,000 each, according to new figures. Banking trade body UK Finance has been taking a closer look at so-called authorised push payment fraud. It has said that those duped lost £236m in...

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SmilePass, the biometric solution getting everyone talking

The hype and interest surrounding the launch of our new SmilePass biometric authentication as a service solution has been overwhelming. The real business challenges that we address have been documented extensively by a number of relevant industry, Insuretech, Fintech...

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The Democratisation of Artificial Intelligence

The Democratisation of Artificial Intelligence The true democratisation of artificial intelligence is coming. It is happening the same way the democratisation of all technology has happened in the last 15 years, through the medium of your mobile device. Through the...

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Biometrics – Balancing Convenience and Security

With security of any sort, its difficult to achieve a balance between achieving the right level of security and convenience or perhaps better put, the least possible disruption for customers. Take airport security for example, the implementation of tighter security...

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Mobile and Social Apps At Ever-increasing Risk Of Phishing

Mobile and Social Apps At Ever-increasing Risk Of Phishing

A newly released report shows an alarming movement of phishing attacks to mobile messaging and social apps. It’s another sign of just how attracted cyber criminals increasingly are to phishing through corporate mobile devices. The findings of the research – by a...

read more
Why Cryptocurrencies And KYC Don’t Need To Be At Loggerheads

Why Cryptocurrencies And KYC Don’t Need To Be At Loggerheads

Cryptocurrencies are unquestionably among the hottest current dinner-party topics of conversation. They are an investment vehicle offering a new means of trading goods and services. More than that, though, they also represent a way of circumventing the world’s...

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