Adding biometric weapons to the anti-fraud arsenal
More organisations are looking at voice biometrics to strengthen their fraud detection capabilities, says Simon Marchand, chief fraud protection officer at Nuance Communications.
Protecting your crypto-currency, normal currency, with biometrics
Using biometrics technologies with centralised checks facilitates onboarding and transfer of digital wallets from one device to another and guarantees a higher level of security, says Simon Marchand, CFE and chief fraud prevention officer at Nuance Communications.
Businesses win with flexible biometric system architecture
In today’s data-rich market, system architecture not only has to be flexible, but it also needs to be exceptionally secure, says iiDENTIFii.
TikTok settles privacy lawsuit for $92 million
If accepted by a federal judge, the settlement will be divided among US-based users of the app.
Home affairs sets new deadline to deliver biometrics project
The home affairs department intends to finalise the tender issues before the end of the current calendar year, to ensure phase one of the project goes live.
Missing master files in dodgy EOH tender baffle Parliament
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs is critical of the delay in concluding an investigation into the missing master files in a R400 million contract involving EOH.
Demand for tech to decrypt SA drivers’ licences increases
There has been an increase in security measures throughout SA due to lockdown, and as such, the authorities and commerce need to confirm the identity of people.
Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA
The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.
Blockchain, AI, biometrics to disrupt travel industry in 2020
The joint force between new technologies and travel is significantly impacting how people travel, increasing the number of global tourists.
Banks launch facial biometrics for retail payments in Nigeria and mobile services in South Africa
Nigeria’s Access Bank says its technology will provide fast, convenient payments without using a card, while Standard Bank's offering will provide secure digital banking, says Andrew van der Hoven, head of digital banking at Standard Bank.
Facial recognition helps protect digital identities
Pairing facial recognition with social or behavioural information makes it more difficult to comprise an identity, says Trueface.