Identification & Verification

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Enter Microsoft Entra

Today, Microsoft announced a new name for their identity product family which encompasses familiar capabilities alongside new capability launches. Microsoft Entra covers identity, including Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Permissions Management, and Verified ID. Azure AD is a familiar…

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Prediction #3 - Identity Proofing & Fraud Reduction Everywhere

The pandemic has dramatically accelerated the shift to online transactions in most industries, with the financial industry as an example for a heavily regulated sector being in the forefront of a movement to establish a global standard that leverages the assurance level of online identity…

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Analyst Chat #105: A Deeper Dive into GAIN

The announcement of the GAIN initiative for the secure distribution of verified and assured identity data has been made at EIC in September. While the core concepts of this initiative have been discussed in earlier episodes, Martin and Anni sit down with Matthias to do a deeper dive into…

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Verifiable Credentials: A Fresh Approach to Identity in the Digital Era

Establishing a verified digital identity is crucial to successful business collaboration and customer engagement in the digital economy. Verifiable Credentials provide a highly secure way of establishing digital identity. However, knowing exactly how to begin using this approach can be…

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Analyst Chat #98: GAIN and Reusable Identities

Annie Bailey and Matthias take a deeper look at the emerging concept of the Global Assured Identities Network (GAIN) and also seek a broader perspective on the benefits and challenges of reusable identities in general.

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A Iot to Venture, More to GAIN

As social beings, people interact with their environment, whether as citizens of a state, as employees of a company or as contractual partners (customers, insured persons) with a company in the private sector. Even if a large number of such transactions can take place anonymously (coffee to…

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Analyst Chat #94: From Ransomware to Globally Assured Identities (EIC 2021 Special)

EIC 2021 finally took place in Munich in a hybrid format between on-site and online. Of course, Matthias took the opportunity to sit down with his analyst colleagues in person for some EIC special analyst chat episodes. In the first of three specials, Christopher Schütze talks to him about…

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Oct 12, 2021: Verifiable Credentials: A Fresh Approach to Identity in the Digital Era

Establishing a verified digital identity is crucial to successful business collaboration and customer engagement in the digital economy. Verifiable Credentials provide a highly secure way of establishing digital identity. However, knowing exactly how to begin using this approach can be challenging.

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Identity Verification: Why It Is Needed and How It Can Benefit the Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way customers engage with brands and led to increased digital interaction. But this has increased the incidence of fraud during the account creation process. As a result, businesses now face the challenge of verifying customer identity and verifying…

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Does Increased Security Still Mean Added Complexity?

We’re all accessing more goods and services online than we ever thought possible, which has presented a huge opportunity for cyber criminals. Rapid digital transformation has left some businesses exposed, and fraudsters are looking to exploit new weaknesses. Strong digital identity…

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IAM Essentials: Identity Proofing and Verification

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Analyst Chat #57: Verified Digital Identities

Annie joins Matthias to talk about the topic of Verified Digital Identity. They explore what these are, why they are becoming increasingly important and where they add new aspects to the concept of digital identity. A special focus is put on existing and emerging use cases, where verified…

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Analyst Chat #19: Identity Vetting - Dealing With the Wave of Fraud During the Pandemic

Matthias Reinwarth and John Tolbert discuss the latest "innovations" fraudsters are using during the pandemic crisis and the methods to mitigate them.