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Securing Consumer Data Beyond The SSN

Posted by PYMNTS on Nov 7, 2017 11:39:17 AM
SECURITY & FRAUD

The Social Security number (SSN) was never meant to get this much attention.

It was never meant to be shorthand for, well, you – proving that you are who you say you are, serving as a gateway to all manner of sensitive data and, of course, financial accounts.

Yet those nine numbers have become a standard bearer for identity verification, a gold mine for fraudsters – maybe rendered moot by the huge breaches at Equifax and other companies.

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Topics: Compliance, fraud prevention, digital identity

Sunil Madhu talks about Building Fraud’s Meta-Machine with PYMTS.COM

Posted by PYMNTS on Sep 6, 2017 12:39:01 PM
SECURITY & FRAUD

Machine learning is new enough that it still sounds like a science-fiction concept

But what’s even more sci-fi is the idea of machines learning from other machines. That’s the end goal, though — and it’s closer than people think.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

Sunil Madhu talks about How To Feed The Fraud Fighting Machine with PYMNTS.COM

Posted by PYMNTS on Sep 6, 2017 10:17:06 AM
SECURITY & FRAUD

How do machines learn to learn?

In Episode Three of PYMNTS’ machine learning podcast, Socure CEO Sunil Madhu and PYMNTS CEO Karen Webster get technical as they explore the methods and processes that are making machines progressively smarter.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

Socure Grabs $13.9M In Funding, Eyes Market Growth

Posted by PYMNTS on Aug 9, 2017 11:15:47 AM
SECURITY & FRAUD

Huge win for Socure!

Digital identity verification company Socure announced news this morning (Aug. 9) that it closed a Series B funding round for $13.9 million.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

Sunil Madhu talks about the Identity Verification Robot with PYMNTS.COM

Posted by PYMNTS on Jun 9, 2017 3:02:18 PM
SECURITY & FRAUD

If the robot army takes over, let them do identity verification

Which bot is the best bot? Sunil Madhu, founder and CEO of Socure, joined Karen Webster to discuss how Socure is training machines to help companies solve a variety of problems.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

Sunil Madhu talks about Machine Learning for ID Verification with PYMNTS.COM

Posted by PYMNTS on May 18, 2017 10:27:37 AM
SECURITY & FRAUD

When Machines Do The IDV Work Of People

The potential of machine learning is capturing interest across industries. Sunil Madhu, founder and CEO of Socure, joined Karen Webster to get a sense of machine learning as a concept and address what problems the technology can address in IDV.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

Sunil Madhu talks Robo-Compliance with PYMNTS

Posted by PYMNTS on Oct 13, 2016 10:01:00 AM
SECURITY & FRAUD

Decoding The Alphabet Soup Of Compliance

From AML to KYC, and even CIP, there’s no shortage of acronyms in the regulatory and compliance space. Sunil Madhu, founder and CEO of Socure, joined Karen Webster to break down what these terms really mean and share his own insights on some of the key trends impacting this ever-evolving industry.

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Topics: Compliance, AML

FinTech’s Digital Identity Crisis

Posted by PYMNTS on Jun 14, 2016 10:36:00 AM

Karen Webster and Socure’s Ken Allen hosted a digital discussion recently about how the payments and financial service providers should manage the digital identity crisis facing them and reliably authenticate consumers. One framework and 4 pillars later, they offered an approach that might help the ecosystem reconnect with its authentication ego-id-superego.

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Topics: Article, ID+, Financial Inclusion

A Layered Approach To Consumer Authentication

Posted by PYMNTS on Jun 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The smartest organizations are taking a layered approach to consumer decisioning,  by separating identity verification from credit determination. Big Data enables them to blend intelligence with conventional offline data for hyper-informed decisions, in a way that doesn’t cut corners on the best security practices. (PODCAST) 

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Topics: Article, ID+, Financial Inclusion

Why Credit Isn’t Working For Financial Inclusion

Posted by PYMNTS on May 10, 2016 10:27:00 AM

Acquiring that financial health means financial institutions are able to not only know, but accurately identify, their customers.

But for many financial institutions, the use of credit as a determining factor on whether to provide access to banking products or not transforms the decision from one based on identity to one based on credit – a choice that can subsequently lock millions out of the financial world.

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Topics: Article, ID+, Financial Inclusion

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