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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Facilitation AND Fraud Reduction: Ozone® Chip Authentication Goes Mobile

In 2020 the world as we knew it forever changed. Technologies that were being explored as concepts have now matured to implementations that are being embraced globally when it comes to digital credentials.   Governments are issuing ePassports and identifications cards...


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...


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...


Why Digital IDs Need A ‘Trust Anchor’

Acuant's CEO, Yossi Zekri, contributed to this article in; 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...


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...


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...


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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