ACUANT BLOG

Mind the “Trust” Gap: Bridging Physical & Digital Identity

Despite ongoing digital transformation, many people still rely on physical, government-issued identification documents. The move that we are in the midst of, from a physical world to a digital one, has created a “trust gap” in the use and validation...

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations Pose Challenges for Decision Makers

Acuant’s VP of Compliance Products, Neal Reiter talks to PaymentsJournal about the impact of new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations on FIs & crypto exchanges and the technology needed to ensure compliance. Read the original article and listen to the podcast...

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Wondering what the Trust Gap is? Join Us February 24th to Find Out

Meet the Panelists of Our “Mind the Gap” Webinar The gap between physical and digital identity has been widening significantly and the pandemic has accelerated the move to digital.  What has this meant for fraud and how will government and...

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Cat Got your Bitcoin? With Increasing Popularity Comes Increasing Regulations for Crypto: 6AMLD, FATF Travel Act & More

It is no secret that cryptocurrency has been volatile over the years, but today we are witnessing increasing mainstream adoption and a rise in popularity globally. Consequently, governments worried about related risks have been introducing cryptocurrency regulations aimed at preventing...

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Preventing Synthetic Fraud with Biometric Facial Recognition Match and Liveness Testing

Fraud prevention and detection technology is advancing, but so is fraud. The acceleration of the adoption and deployment of digital and remote solutions in almost every industry has been an opportunity for fraudsters and we are seeing the rise of...

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As transactions become more complex, the laundering fight can’t be manual

Acuant's Chief Product Officer Jose Caldera shares his expertise with PaymentsSource, writing about the requirements for implementing a proper risk-based approach and the importance of modern and automated AML and transaction monitoring solutions for fraud prevention and effective compliance processes. ...

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2020 Fraud Trends: COVID Accelerated Digital Transactions & Fraud

While the pandemic may have stalled many global activities, it is clear that it did not slow down fraudsters. In fact, as transactions went increasingly digital, we saw significant growth in fraud, data breaches and financial crimes. This trend poses...

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AML Compliance Challenges with New Payment Methods & Prepaid Cards

The global prepaid card market is expected to reach $3.65 trillion by 2022, further fueled by advances in technology and the transition into an increasingly digital and cashless economy. These payment methods are essential for creating important revenue streams for businesses and can be...

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Online Shopping is Booming & So Is Fraud: Is Your Business Prepared?

The final months of the year signal the upcoming holiday season and a period of online frenzy. Online activity has been steadily increasing during the pandemic, with online sales expected to reach at least $630 billion in 2020 alone.  With...

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It All Begins With Identity

We all know that digital transactions have surged during the pandemic, and with the wrong identity verification technology, keeping up with the accelerated digital activity can be a challenge. In a recent podcast with PaymentsJournal, Acuant’s VP of Product Faisal...

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Introducing Acuant®GO: Why No Code IDV & Compliance Solutions are a Game Changer

No code technology is a rapidly growing market, and for good reason. Forrester expects the no code/low code market to reach $21.2 Billion by 2022. And Gartner estimates that enterprise low code application platforms (LCAP) will be 65% of all app...

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The Cannabis Industry is Growing and So Are the Fines: Learn How You Can Upgrade & Safeguard Your Business with Identity Verification

The cannabis industry as a whole, for medical and recreational marijuana, is growing substantially; retail sales are expected to reach at least $15 billion USD by the end of 2020 in the United States alone and could reach over $37...

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