What Kind of Information Does Twitter Have About You?

Posted by James on 6/26/19 5:19 AM

While not the worst, Twitter is not the most innocent, either.

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Topics: gdpr, Data ownership, Digital identity, FinTech, hacks, Cybersecurity

Facial Recognition Software for Citizen Security

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 3/4/19 10:28 AM

Advancements in biometric security solutions like facial recognition technology have led governments and organisations alike to utilise this technology.

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Topics: Data ownership, Digital identity

How Secure Is Facial Recognition Technology?

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 2/21/19 10:30 AM

Facial recognition and other biometrics technologies have gained massive adoption from a wide range of companies in the past few years. In this article, we'll examine how these technologies work. Then, we'll look at some current real-world applications as well as the risks and benefits for individuals and organisations.

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Topics: Data ownership, Digital identity

The Largest Data Breaches & How to Keep them from Taking you Down

Posted by James on 1/15/19 12:40 PM

As data breaches are becoming more and more prevalent it’s hard to not become immune to them. Companies we know and trust are getting hacked right and left and, for many, it seems like there’s little we can do about it besides become a hermit and take ourselves off the grid entirely. But, that’s not the case and it’s poor judgment to ignore the possibility of hacks. While data hacks are increasing frequency in North America, there are some things you can do to keep them from affecting you or at least lessen the blow.

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Topics: Blockchain technology, Fraud prevention, Digital identity

Can Implementing a Distributed Ledger Lead to Better Security for Digital Identities?

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 11/26/18 5:10 PM

Blockchain is more than just a buzzword. It’s already being used to solve real-world problems in a number of industries. But how does it work? In this article we explain what distributed ledger technology and blockchain are. We also explain how these technologies work to keep data secure, create sovereign identities, and streamline KYC processes.

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Topics: Blockchain technology, Digital identity

How Many Digital Identities Have You Accumulated?

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 11/19/18 10:54 AM

Before the rising popularity of the internet, most people relied upon only a few forms of offline identity. As more people started to utilise web-based technologies, we saw a rise in the creation of several, disparate digital identities. As a result, end users today are finding it more difficult to manage data across various platforms while also maintaining data privacy. This is all part of the complex history of digital identity.

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Topics: Data ownership, Digital identity

Using Blockchain to Improve Identity Management in Finance

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 11/14/18 8:03 AM

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is increasingly important in finance for quite a few different reasons. First, we have continued to see an increase in the number of regulations surrounding data privacy. Initiatives like GDPR are being passed by various legislative bodies from around the world, ensuring that businesses establish better data privacy measures.

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Topics: KYC, Digital identity

Australian Government Agency Approves SingleSource as a Gateway Service Provider for Document Verification Service

Posted by Christelle Blanchet-Aissaoui on 11/8/18 8:10 AM

Australian accreditation follows SingleSource’s approval as an Intermediary to verify identity documents by New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs.

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Topics: News, Digital identity

SingleSource to Partner with Delta Insurance to Reinforce Cyber Security

Posted by Christelle Blanchet-Aissaoui on 11/1/18 12:01 PM

Auckland, NZ, November 1st, 2018 - SingleSource, New Zealand’s pioneer in decentralised identity and risk scoring has announced that it will partner with specialist insurance company, Delta Insurance to integrate SingleSource’s Know Your Customer (KYC) service to reinforce their holistic cyber security solution.

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Topics: News, Digital identity

Long-term Benefits of Blockchain - How can it be used and why is it important?

Posted by Kelvin Chandran on 10/28/18 8:00 PM

When looking at the early history of blockchain, controversy has loomed at times. This is especially evident with issues surrounding cryptocurrency. ICO fraud, failed blockchain projects, and the so-called bitcoin bubble of 2018 have all acted as major obstacles to the adoption of blockchain technology itself.

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Topics: Blockchain technology, Digital identity

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