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(Warning: This blog is littered with acronyms but we hope we have at least helped define them) ‘Know Your Client ‘or ‘Know Your Customer’, KYC used to be something you didn’t want to worry about. Often bandied around by overzealous […]
At a time that is seeing more and more emphasis placed on finding the right KYC solutions, biometrics is playing an increasingly prominent role. Once restricted to the military and secret service, biometric authentication is now common in organisations globally. […]
New hacking techniques and a relaxed attitude towards cyber security have helped to drive a huge spike in social engineering attacks. This comes from research by leading cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, highlighting that businesses should be optimising their phishing prevention measures. […]
When you take the first step on your journey to find the right biometric authentication for your business, the process can be hard to navigate. There is so much information out there, most of which is complicated and makes finding […]
Africa has an identity problem. The World Bank estimates there are 1.5 billion citizens in developing countries with no way of formally proving their identity. Africa represents a substantial chunk of this. As with many problems, overcoming this challenge presents […]
The KYC (Know Your Customer) regulations that are now widely used around the world have perfectly good intentions. Their aim is to ensure that customers are who they claim to be. This, in turn, helps to prevent terrorists, criminals, tax […]
Biometrics draws upon the human body’s unique physiological and behavioural patterns. The complexity and randomness of such patterns due to biological and environmental factors makes them highly individual, and therefore useful for identity management. Examples of biometric traits used in […]
At SmilePass we’re in the process of raising a late seed round to speed up IP development and implement our go-to-market plan. Given the size and stage of the round, we’re largely targeting angel investors and have registered on a […]
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(Warning: This blog is littered with acronyms but we hope we have at least helped define them) ‘Know Your Client ‘or ‘Know Your Customer’, KYC used to be something you didn’t want to worry about. Often bandied around by overzealous Compliance Officers as a reason not...read more
2018 has been a year of building, discovering and succeeding for the SmilePass team. Let’s talk about our Bob the Builder phase first. We’ve built a great team covering all the major functions in a modern software company. In a market where talent is in short supply,...read more