Digital Identity

No Better Time for Digital Identities

It is no secret that we live in a post-data breach world. A simple glimpse at the news serves as a sobering reminder of this fact. One of the most recent breaches, which targeted Equifax, is getting quite a bit...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 10, 2017
Digital Identity

Identity Proofing: A Holistic Solution for Financial Institutions

One of the foundational challenges that financial services institutions face is understanding who is actually on the other end of a transaction. The solution to this dilemma, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, is a holistic approach that understands the...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 4, 2017
Digital Identity

The Death of the In-Store Purchase? Making Frictionless Payments the Offline Norm with Digital Identities

I think I’ve become slightly addicted to online shopping. The speed, simplicity and ease with which I can nail my weekly grocery shopping, stock up on light bulbs and get a next-day delivery for that forgotten birthday present makes life’s...

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Rebekah Moody
Posted September 29, 2017
Digital Identity

Digital Identities: Validation for the Online World

In the anonymous digital world, our identity is comprised of all of our daily activity. For me, I have a Facebook account to keep in touch with family and friends back home in Montreal. I browse and buy sneakers on...

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Nguyen Nguyen
Posted September 22, 2017
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix ID: A Game Changer for the Digital Economy

As your business traverses through the digital economy, you will be presented with compelling new revenue streams and customer engagement opportunities. But the ever-increasing presence and sophistication of cybercrime necessitates a better way of authenticating customers. At ThreatMetrix, we believe...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted September 19, 2017
Digital Identity

Machine Learning: A Real-World Case for a Clear-Box Approach

Machine learning has been gaining a lot of momentum lately, as security and risk professionals see it as a valuable tool in their cybersecurity arsenal. However, this wave of enthusiasm might recede as quickly as it arrived. That could be,...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted August 28, 2017
Digital Identity

Digital Identity Verification: Familiarity Breeds Content(ment)

Traditional brick-and-mortar businesses originally looked at digital channels to more efficiently reach new markets and offload transactions from the more-expensive attended channels. Many of these businesses now report that the vast majority of their transactions occur in the digital channel...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 25, 2017
Digital Identity

Digital Identity: A Global Economic Imperative

The WannaCry ransomware attack in May that hit more than 200,000 computers worldwide and caused havoc in parts of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK was arguably the most high-profile cybercrime campaign in recent memory. And for those...

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Geoff White
Posted June 28, 2017
Digital Identity

NIST Digital Identity Guidelines: The Good and the Opportunity for Better

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has long been an authoritative reference source for authentication assurance guidance. Its latest publication, “Digital Identity Guidelines,” is no exception. The guidelines update previous standards and extend them to address identity and...

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Aidan Herbert
Posted June 19, 2017
Digital Identity

Identity Spoofing is No Joke in the Insurance Industry

When it comes to identity fraud, the term “spoofing” doesn’t quite capture the menace, now does it? More akin to a prank or a hoax, the dictionary definition of “spoof” is “a trick played on someone as a joke.” But,...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted April 10, 2017
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