ACUANT BLOG

The Top 6 GDPR Fines & The Importance of Data Privacy

In response to the continuous mishandling of consumer data by companies and the ongoing threat of cyberattacks and data breaches exposing people’s personally identifiable information (PII), legislative bodies around the world are placing a strong focus on the issues of...

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GBG’s Acquisition of Acuant Caps Banner Year of Record Growth

Mission Driven, the GBG Family is Stronger Together to Fight Fraud Globally The digital economy has been experiencing rapid growth; along with this growth comes increasing fraud. With sophisticated tactics for identity theft and other illicit activities, it’s more important...

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What does FedRAMP Authorization Mean & Why It Matters to Businesses Beyond Government Agencies

Identity verification solutions for federal governments have long been a necessity. However, the rampant fraud amidst the global pandemic, including Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fraud as a result (in part) of identity theft and synthetic identity fraud, has accelerated the...

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Cryptocurrencies and the Future of American Security

Acuant's Chief Product Officer, Jose Caldera, has been interviewed on the Thomson Reuters Institute Market Insights Podcast to talk about the role cryptocurrency plays in illicit financing. Read the article from Thomson Reuters below or read the original here. Listen to...

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The Imperative of Digital Webinar: The Importance of Rapid Transformation for FIs

At our recent webinar, Acuant’s Chief Product Officer Jose Caldera met with Aite-Novarica’s Head of Risk Insights & Advisory Julie Conroy to discuss the implications of the global pandemic on the rapid digital transformation of the financial industry and how...

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Onboarding for Online Gaming and Gambling

With people spending more time online than ever, industries are finding that having a strong online component of their business is critical to maintaining a competitive edge and not losing customers. In response to the digital acceleration and transformation of...

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Rising Ransomware Attacks Bring More Cryptocurrency Sanctions

As the popularity and adoption of cryptocurrency grows by individuals and certain governments—El Salvador, for example has adopted Bitcoin as legal tender—greater focus is being placed on regulating what the current chairman of the SEC considers to be the “wild...

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Know Your Customer (KYC): A Deeper Dive into What KYC is & How to Go About Choosing the Right Solution

An essential aspect of sustaining a successful business is ensuring your customers are trustworthy. Without the proper identity proofing strategies in place, fraudsters will exploit any and all vulnerabilities in your system to commit various crimes, including using synthetic identity...

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Acuant’s new strategic partnership with IOG & Atala PRISM to offer enhanced security in the DeFi space

New capability will eliminate bad actors and strengthen security by offering fraud prevention and anti-money laundering technology Acuant was proud to take part in the virtual Cardano Summit 2021 where we announced a new strategic partnership between Acuant and IOG,...

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Overcoming Barriers to Speed with the Acuant®GO No Code Platform

The last few years have seen a significant acceleration in the digital landscape. Companies are forced to quickly adapt to technological advances to stay competitive in their market while continuing to provide a superior customer experience. As the digital space...

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What Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

Decentralized finance has grown to an $80 billion industry in 2021. It is easy to see why there is so much to speculate on, but what is DeFi? Decentralized finance (DeFi) upends the notion that a central authority must regulate...

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Behind the Masks Webinar: Identifying & Preventing Synthetic Identity Fraud

At a recent webinar, “Behind the Masks: Identifying and Preventing Synthetic Identity Fraud,” presented by Thomson Reuters for the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), financial crime experts Acuant’s Chief Product Officer, Jose Caldera, Gina Jurva, Esq. and Michael...

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