ACUANT BLOG

Capturing the Millennial Market with Identity Verification

From a business perspective, capturing millennial business and future tech-focused generations is vital. At least 54% of their purchases are online and they exercise significant purchasing power: there are roughly 80 million Millennials in the U.S. and in 2020 are...

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Fraudsters Thrive During Holiday Season: Learn How You Can Stay Safe

It’s that time of year when our attention turns to family, friends, good cheer and, of course, shopping. eMarketer forecasts that total US retail sales will climb 3.8% to $1.008 trillion during the 2019 holiday season, making it the first...

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Why Digital IDs Need A ‘Trust Anchor’

Acuant's CEO, Yossi Zekri, contributed to this article in PYMNTS.com; you can read the article at its original source here. Customer experience is the Holy Grail of commerce — especially for eCommerce. But the ease and speed that consumers demand...

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Three Ways to Combat Rising Retail Fraud

Reports show that fraud challenges and cost pressures continue to plague retailers across the U.S. A study from ACI Worldwide projects a 14 percent increase in total retail fraud attempts and a 17 percent increase in value this year compared to 2017. Areas...

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Four Digital Identity Predictions for 2019

Identity fraud – which according to Javelin Strategy and Research was an all-time record high in 2017 – has left consumers frustrated with the current identity verification process. As such, identity - and protecting that data - will have greater value than...

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Up in the Air: Americans Board Planes without Government Issued Identification

When you think of airport security in the US today, you most likely picture long lines, TSA agents and fumbling to pull out your government issued ID. Security appears to be very strict and very time consuming. Would you believe...

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Infographic: Survey Shows US Passengers Board Flights Using Non-Government ID

   

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The Face of Travel Today: Smart Airports, Biometrics, ePassports and Defining a Secure Identity Token

  This past year, there has been a surge of activity across the travel continuum trying to enhance traveler facilitation and engagement, while at the same time implementing stronger identity assurance and security measures.  In fact, over the next three...

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How Identity Verification Solutions Can Make Summer Travel a Breeze and Enhance Revenue

We all look forward to summer travel plans, but there can also be some stress involved including long lines at the airport, car rental counters, and hotels. The good news is that identity verification technology is being adopted to make...

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Acuant Talks Identity Proofing with TAG Cyber

Recently, we spoke with Ed Amoroso of TAG Cyber on the topic of identity verification solutions today in the marketplace. Here are some of the highlights:      Our discussion covered the wonderful work they are doing to simplify, integrated,...

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5 Reasons Why Every Business Needs Identity Proofing Solutions

Securely gathering information from customers and verifying the identities of those who provide it is becoming a simpler task with the advent of identity proofing solutions. There are solutions that enable businesses to capture, process and verify customer information in...

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Increasing Secure Traveler Facilitation via e-Passport Passive Authentication

Electronic Passport (e-passport) technology, when implemented correctly – issued and validated in accordance with ICAO specifications and recommended processes – provides the highest level of assurance that the traveler is actually whom they claim to be.  The electronic security features...

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