ACUANT BLOG

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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Preventing Account Takeover & Transaction Fraud in eCommerce Marketplaces

As the use of eCommerce, online marketplaces and the sharing economy grows significantly—in 2020 alone, 150 million people shopped online for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic—so too does fraud; according to the Poneman Institute, organizations are losing $4.5...

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The Importance of Know Your Business (KYB) & Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO)

B2C companies must perform a series of verification operations to verify the identities of their individual customers known as Know Your Customer (KYC). Similarly, companies with B2B clientele must do the same process for businesses; in AML taxonomy this is...

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Why Digital Wallets are the Next Big Thing in Payments

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for digital wallets and forced companies to swiftly adjust and improve their platforms. Many industry experts report that digital wallets will overtake credit cards as the preferred method of payment by 2023. The focus...

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Crypto Casinos: Should You Roll the Dice?

Thinking of entering the world of cryptocurrency but worried you’ve missed the crest of the wave? Or maybe, you aren’t entirely sure of its safety... Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Things move quickly in the world of cryptocurrency, but Bitcoin...

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What is Customer Due Diligence?

The term ‘due diligence’ refers to the measure or exercise of care enacted by a prudent, rational individual or entity under given circumstances. Just as rational individuals evaluate big decisions before they make them, businesses operating in the regulated sector...

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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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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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