ACUANT BLOG

The Challenge of Establishing Trust in Open Banking

Acuant’s Chief Product Officer Jose Caldera spoke to PaymentsJournal about the importance of establishing trust in open banking without compromising customer experience or privacy. Read the original article and listen to the podcast interview here. In today’s world, digital banking...

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Why Identity Fraud is Getting Harder to Catch

The shift to digital was taking place well before COVID-19, but the pandemic, as well as advances in AI and alternative data, have helped accelerate the adoption and use of digital technology.  Organisations that fail to adapt risk being overtaken...

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How Automated Solutions Spot Fake Documents

An increased use of digital technology has had a massive impact on the way we live our daily lives, but it’s also had an impact on how exposed our identities can be to fraudsters. In this shifting landscape, organisations need...

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Reducing Due Diligence from Weeks to Minutes

The regulated sector is diverse and institutions must keep pace with developing rules and regulations in order to remain compliant. As such, creating a smooth onboarding process which is both robust and efficient is no mean feat. The challenge for...

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Know Your Guest: The Importance of Travel Risk Management & ISO 31030

The travel and tourism industry has long been one of the largest industries in the world. According to the UNWTO*, in 2019, Europe alone saw 744 million international tourists. Though it came to an almost standstill as a result of...

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What’s Next for AML?

The global AML landscape is diverse and financial institutions must keep pace with rules and regulations in order to remain compliant. But regulations are constantly evolving and businesses must also be prepared to move swiftly, adopt new standards, and protect themselves...

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Is It Time to Ditch Passwords Once and for All?

Speed and security have become of paramount importance for any business dealing with customer data. Customers want to be able to access their accounts and services as soon as possible, but they expect their information to remain safe and secure...

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Creating a Winning Identity Verification Experience for Operators

In the gaming industry, creating a smooth onboarding process which is both robust and efficient is no mean feat, especially with increasingly strict KYC & AML laws. But, there are ways you can employ smarter methods of identity verification to...

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Fighting First-Party Fraud by Monitoring Customer Risk

First-party fraud is when individuals—for their own purposes or on behalf of others—using a real or synthetic identity enter an exchange of some sort for goods or services without intending to follow through on the future payment(s). This can include...

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The Future of Identity in Gaming

The gaming landscape has changed dramatically over the past 12 months with more traditional players having to opt for online services. Moving further into the digital space means gaming and gambling is now done in real-time. However, the identity verification...

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What is Bayesian Belief? A Dummies Guide

At Acuant, we use various advanced analytics techniques to derive meaningful insights from unstructured data. Bayesian Belief Networks are one of techniques we use in our models and here, we will explore just what they are. (more…)

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Which is the Most Secure Authentication Method for Your Business?

The more efficient your methods of onboarding customers, the faster your business will experience growth, but speed is only one aspect of authentication. To ensure your processes are safe, compliant and only allow ‘good’ customers through, security is paramount. But...

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