Digital Identity Tracker

Digital Identity - September 2020

Inside the September Tracker:
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Anthony Paine, co-founder of peer-to-peer storage sharing marketplace Stashbee, on how digital ID verification solutions can help sharing economy platforms securely onboard both hosts and renters, fostering trust between parties
  • The latest headlines from across the digital identity ecosystem, including a new eID feature for Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones and Sokin’s recent integration of Jumio’s AI-driven solution to help curb fraud
  • A Deep Dive analyzing how digital identity verification and user authentication can help build consumer trust in carsharing and homesharing platforms and why this starts with a seamless onboarding experience

Digital Identity - August 2020

Inside the August Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Vikram Rao, director of financial planning and analysis for online and mobile games platform Skillz, discussing how the company ensures a seamless and secure payments system while protecting players against fraudsters
  • The latest headlines from across the digital identity ecosystem, including how PokerStars is turning to biometric authentication tools to defend its mobile app and how Jumio is bringing eKYC and fraud-fighting onboarding solutions to the French market
  • A Deep Dive analyzing why digital gaming is becoming more popular during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as how this increase in popularity is leading to new fraud and digital identity challenges

Digital Identity - July 2020

Inside the July Tracker:
Digital Identity
  • An Interview with Sean Mehra, co-founder and chief strategy officer of virtual healthcare provider HealthTap, on the growing appetite for telehealth services and the role of digital ID verification
  • The latest headlines from across the digital identity ecosystem, including a look at the latest in COVID-19 tracing technology and a collaboration between Howard University and AARP for remote healthcare services
  • A Deep Dive analyzing the demand and use cases for biometric-based ID verification in the healthcare sector

Digital Identity - June 2020

Inside the June tracker:
Digital Identity
  • An interview with James Schlimmer, managing partner of Florida-based title company Cottrell Title & Escrow, about the recent uptick in remote online notarization (RON) adoption
  • A look at the latest news and trends in the digital identity space, including a new Equifax partnership providing AML/KYC-compliant digital onboarding capabilities to businesses and the recent appointment of eight official eKYC providers for India’s Aadhaar system
  • A Deep Dive examining how the recent surge in demand for digital notary services is driving a wave of new legislation to set new AML/KYC standards regulating them

Digital Identity - May 2020

Inside the May Tracker:
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Cody Barbo, founder and CEO of digital estate service provider Trust & Will, on how AI- and biometric-enabled ID verification can streamline the estate planning process
  • A look at the latest trends in the digital identity space, including why Amazon is piloting videoconference ID verification to onboard merchant applicants to its platform
  • A Deep Dive examining how AI and biometric identification tools can help mitigate a mid-pandemic spike in digital identity theft and fraud

Digital Identity - March 2020

Inside the March Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with David Crawford, head of effortless payments at NatWest, about how the bank worked to solve miniaturization challenges and fraud concerns when developing its biometric credit card
  • The latest digital ID developments, including facial recognition struggles in China associated with the new coronavirus
  • A Deep Dive exploring digital driver’s licenses’ advantages and the challenges that are preventing implementation in most states

Digital Identity - February 2020

Inside the February Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • The latest digital ID developments, including new fingerprint-enabled credit and debit cards that prevent unauthorized users from making purchases
  • Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance, explains the privacy, security and accessibility advantages digital driver’s licenses bring to the table, as well as what’s standing in the way of greater adoption
  • A Deep Dive analyzing the dangers posed by fake social media profiles and how illegitimate accounts can be curbed

Digital Identity - January 2020

Inside the January Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Stephanie Martz, senior vice president and general counsel for the National Retail Federation, about EMV cards’ critical security flaws and how PIN verification could mitigate them
  • The latest digital ID developments, including Jumio’s latest expansion into Southeast Asia via a partnership with remittance service provider I-Remit
  • A Deep Dive analyzing open source digital ID systems’ accessibility and security benefits

Digital Identity - December 2019

Inside the December Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Russell Castagnaro, director of digital transformation at the Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology, about the state’s implementation of a new digital driver’s license app and how it addresses privacy challenges
  • The latest digital ID developments, including China’s new blockchain-based smart city initiative
  • A Deep Dive analyzing the latest threats to biometric authentication

Digital Identity - November 2019

Inside the November Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Sandeep Bhandari, point-of-sale lender Affirm’s chief strategy and risk officer, and Nitesh Kumar, its head of data science, about the five key data points the company uses to authenticate its customers
  • The latest digital ID developments, including France’s new biometrics-based national ID project
  • A Deep Dive analyzing the ethical questions surrounding digital identity

Digital Identity - October 2019

Inside the October Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Caton Hanson, co-founder of financial management app Nav, on how the company navigates the challenges of knowledge-based authentication when helping small businesses with credit checks
  • The latest digital ID developments, including a new vein-tracing biometric system from Hitachi
  • A Deep Dive exploring governmental digital ID initiatives in Africa and Asia

Digital Identity - September 2019

Inside the September Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Jonathon Thorpe, head of digital identity for Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency, on how the government plans to implement its myGovID digital identity program
  • The latest digital identity developments, including new government programs in the U.K. and Malaysia
  • A Deep Dive analyzing how digital identity solutions can benefit the digital banking and gig economy spaces

Digital Identity - August 2019

Inside the August Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • David Temoshok, senior policy advisor for the Trusted Identities Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, on how government digital ID practices can be applied to the private sector
  • A Deep Dive exploring alternate digital ID authentication methods that are more stringent than conventional passwords
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity Tracker - July 2019

Inside the July Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • An interview with Wayne Vaughan, co-founder of the Decentralized Identity Foundation, on how Facebook’s Project Libra could disrupt the digital ID space and the security challenges that would come with it
  • A Deep Dive exploring the adoption barriers mobile digital ID initiatives have faced around the world
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - June 2019

Inside the June Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Maureen O’Brien, director of evaluation administration for Western Governors University, talks about how the nonprofit online university authenticates its students while providing seamless test-taking experiences
  • A Deep Dive exploring how businesses are using tools like AI and facial recognition to balance security and convenience
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - May 2019

Inside the May Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Tapodyuti Bose, managing director for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions division, explains how businesses are increasingly embracing biometrics while abandoning older authentication tools like physical tokens
  • Digital identity news and headlines from TransUnion, PayPal, Google and more
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - April 2019

INSIDE THE APRIL TRACKER
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Zach Hensley, vice president of operations and guest experiences for the Seattle Seahawks and CenturyLink Field, and Ed O’Brien, biometrics provider CLEAR’s head of sports, discuss how biometric solutions are changing the live game experience
  • Digital development news and headlines from Apple, Mastercard, WISeKey and more
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - March 2019

INSIDE THE MARCH TRACKER
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Bruce Forman, chief information security officer for UMass Memorial Health Care, discusses what the healthcare market can learn from the financial services sector about providing seamless authentication
  • News and headlines on digital identity developments from Microsoft, Payfone and more
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers, including profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - February 2019

INSIDE THE FEBRUARY TRACKER
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Jean Sigrist, chief operating officer at Brazilian challenger bank Neon, discusses how the firm delivers a smooth onboarding process for customers from their smartphones
  • News and headlines on digital identity credential developments for India’s Aadhaar, Amazon’s Alexa and more
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers and profiles of more than 200 players in the space

Digital Identity - January 2019

Inside the JANUARY Tracker
Digital Identity Tracker
  • Kristin Smith, COO of on-demand moving service Dolly, explains how constant feedback loops work to authenticate all parties involved in the moving process – from professionals to helpers to customers
  • News and headlines on digital identity credential developments from Microsoft, Mastercard and more
  • Rankings of the top digital identity providers and profiles of more than 200 players in the space