Our Digital Identity: The Socure Blog

The Future of Social Data as Authentication

Posted by Sunil Madhu on Nov 8, 2016 12:12:46 PM

Reacting to the kerfuffle between Admiral UK Insurance and Facebook, Socure CEO Sunil Madhu wrote in Payments Source about the broader implication for using Social Media data.  While privacy concerns abound, there are many benefits to consumers who may obtain better rates, coverage and services. 

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Topics: Article

Five Ways Banks Can Tackle Millennial Skepticism

Posted by Johnny Ayers on Nov 4, 2016 6:50:00 PM

 Generation Y is a key target demographic for financial institutions, but what can they do to appeal to skeptical millennials. (originally posted in TechCrunch)

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Topics: Article, Trends, Financial Inclusion, Authentication

The NYC startup environment observed by an outsider: a jury from formal to informal

Posted by Christian Ring-Knudsen on Sep 1, 2016 5:55:00 AM

Blog: Christian Ring-Knudsen, who worked for Socure as an intern this past summer, talks about the experience.  From taking part in the Work-Bench Community, to dealing with the unique challenges of start-up life, it was a challenge for a classically-banking-trained European.  Christian took to the task with zeal, and made a positive impact on Socure!

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Topics: Article

The Digital Identity Tracker

Posted by Michael Hiskey on Aug 11, 2016 3:53:00 PM

The August edition of the Digital Identity Tracker brings with it a revised scoring and ranking model, as well as a host of updates that better focus our monthly collaboration with PYMNTS.com.

You can download it for youself from pymnts.com; this blog talks a bit more about the process and what's coming next! 

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Topics: Article, Financial Inclusion, Authentication, PYMNTS

The Omnichannel Conundrum: How to Prevent Fraud and Maximize Consumer Experiences

Posted by Michael Hiskey on Jun 21, 2016 10:56:40 AM

Financial Institutions are increasingly moving towards omnichannel strategies, but are they prepared for security threats? 

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Topics: Article, Trends

Identity, Fraud, Terrorism and Social Media – Connecting the Dots

Posted by Michael Hiskey on Dec 16, 2015 12:44:00 PM

Why Social Media is an Important Piece of the Puzzle for Identity Verification

As the DHS announces it will use Social Media as part of the vetting process for new visa applications; one company has been using it for broader identity verification – and showing meaningful results.

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Topics: Article, Trends, ID+

About the Socure Blog

Digital Identity and the New World

Our team is constantly sharing what we've learned from years of security, financial technology, fraud risk mitigation and identity verification.  Here, we share our latest thinking that elates to everything in and around Socure, the financial technology industry, KYC, AML, CIP, Fraud and Compliance! 

That's a lot of stuff. We'd love to read your comments, so share your thoughts right here and via your favorite social media networks.  We're listening - suggest a topic anytime! 

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