Identification/Background checks

Identification/Background checks

Twitter warns of increasing government overreach of user info

Twitter has warned that governments globally are asking the firm to remove content or snoop on private details of user accounts at a heightening rate.

What is the difference between advanced and qualified electronic signature?

 As more firms digitise their operations, it is likely more confidential documents will need to be signed digitally. There are three types of e-signatures, but what ones are the highest security?

IDEX Biometrics launches its first biometric payment card in Turkey

IDEX Biometrics has launched its first biometric payment cards in Turkey in collaboration with an unnamed issuer.

Aspire and Know Your Customer to empower SMEs across Southeast Asia

Aspire, a platform designed to help a businesses with their financial needs, has partnered with RegTech provider Know Your Customer, to facilitate access to its financial products to underserved SMEs and entrepreneurs across Southeast Asia.

HiddenLayer emerges from stealth with $6m and flagship product launch

HiddenLayer has launched its flagship product, which is a security platform built to detect and prevent cyberattacks that target machine-learning-powered systems, following a stealth period.

Irish RegTech ID-Pal collects €7m investment

Ireland-based global identity verification provider ID-Pal has collected €7m in its Series A funding round, as it bolsters its expansion into international markets.

UK calls on social media platforms to find and remove Russian propaganda

Changes to UK internet safety laws will mean social media platforms will have to proactively look and remove disinformation harmful to the UK from foreign state actors.

How KYC requirements for banks are helping fight financial crime

The growing challenge of criminal money making its way into the banking system is a continuing problem for banks. However, a mixture of new compliance regulations for banks may be helping to turn the tide.

How Electronic IDentification is paving the way for digital identification technology

Much like the initial scepticism to credit cards when they were first introduced, there has been some apprehension over the use of e-trust solutions. However, the industry is proving they are secure and effective, and their use is on the rise. Electronic IDentification is on a mission to make digital identity solutions the norm.

Trinsic lands $8.5m for decentralised identity

Trinsic, an infrastructure for building user-controlled identity products, has raised $8.5m in a seed round.

News Stories

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Agri-InsurTech IBISA secures funding

IBISA, an Agri-InsurTech on a mission to provide innovative weather protection insurance, has raised seed funding.
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ARC on a mission to protect African citizens against extreme weather

Representatives from African governments, humanitarian partners and donors have met in Malawi to discuss how parametric insurance delivered through African Risk Capacity Limited (ARC) has the potential to transform how the continent deals with climate-change induced events, such as droughts and cyclones.
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Tokio Marine and Asian VC Arbor Ventures to boost insurance innovation

Tokio Marine Asia has partnered with Singapore-based venture capital firm Arbor Ventures to accelerate innovation in the insurance industry.
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Cowbell Cyber and Swiss Re join forces for cyber offering

Cowbell Cyber, a provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has partnered with Swiss Re to offer cyber coverage to enterprises running their business on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
BitGo seeks $100m in damages after Galaxy terminates merger

BitGo seeks $100m in damages after Galaxy terminates merger

Digital asset custody, trading and financing platform BitGo is seeking $100m in damages after Galaxy Digital terminates its merger agreement.

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