Biometrics and liveness detection are two key technologies for identity verification and authentication. While biometrics are widely used for ensuring secure access to devices, applications, and sensitive information, the need for liveness detection has been on the rise due to hackers attempting to circumvent the biometrics authentication using ‘spoofing’. There are key differences between biometrics and liveness detection that are often missed, or simply mistaken.
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A platform giving families agency-level tools to find and manage care for their loved ones; a chic smart ring designed to save lives by calling 911 when triggered; curated sustainable fashion; and a solution that ensures your identity remains safe by keeping your data secure and in your own hands – what do all these purpose-driven start-ups have in common? They were all thrilled to be back in person and exhibiting at TechDay!
The Verif-y team had the pleasure of attending this year’s Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. This industry-leading conference brings together companies from around the world, in areas such as FinTech, Payments, and Ancillary Services. It is an action-packed event filled with amazing speakers and provides networking opportunities with both new and familiar faces.
Last month, Verif-y participated in Identity Week, a global conference and exhibition encompassing all things identity. It is an event that brings together the brightest minds in the identity sector. The conference promotes innovation and the most current and effective identity solution methods.
Verif-y has changed the game when it comes to credential and employment verification with the Verif-y Credential & Employment Verification (C&EV) platform. This software solution provides fast, secure and seamless credential & employment verification for organizations and individuals. Let’s take a closer look at the Verif-y C&EV platform and the many benefits it provides to both organizations and individuals.
One of the most notable inclusions of the new concept of the metaverse was made when Mark Zuckerberg announced their plans to rebrand Facebook to Meta. On their website, they called metaverse the “next evolution of social connection”. But many are still not fully aware of what the metaverse is, including its potential, its limitations, and its impact on their lives in the future.
Cybercriminals are rife in today's ever-expanding digital society. Data breaches in 2021 soared past those of 2020, but Verif-y is here to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. Verif-y ensures proving your identity is fast, easy, and secure. Verif-y eliminates manual, difficult and inefficient paper-based identity verification processes by offering automated screening services through four main services: Know Your Customer (KYC), Know Your Business (KYB), Selfie Scanning, and Credit Card Scanning.
Background checks are not a new phenomenon for the retail industry. Retail employers use pre-employment background checks as their first course of action to protect themselves (and their customers) from negligent hiring claims, workplace violence, thefts, and fraud. A survey conducted in 2020 by the National Retail Federation (NRF) highlighted that 97% of all retail conducts background checks and pre-employment checks.
Many have referred to 2021 as the year of the ‘great resignation’. Talented and skilled professionals have been transitioning out of roles and into new ones, seeking a greater work life balance, satisfaction, and better compensation amongst others. Despite the potential excitement for these talented individuals; the ‘great resignations’ remote nature has created significant challenges for businesses. The already tedious pre-employment screenings have consequently become even more challenging due to court closures and lack of in-office proximity. To combat these digital hurdles, it’s important that companies look to leverage innovative technology to reduce new employee onboarding times and create more personal experiences.
In this article, we will take an in-depth view into the significance of our digital identities and why it is vital to keep them secure. The last eighteen months have highlighted how the worlds of business and government are dependent on valid digital identity solutions. This is apparent in such areas as eCommerce, banking, government, healthcare, and media. However, there are many more areas and applications that require a trusted solution, some of which we will review below. This new necessity and awareness to the dependency businesses and governments have on the individual’s validated digital information creates compliance and data security issues that are far beyond the ability of most business to handle effectively.