On Identity, Trust and Fraud: In The News


Socure is the leader in real-time online identity verification solutions. Its cloud-based solution allows enterprises to reduce third party identity and synthetic fraud, increase the acceptance of valuable customers and reduce the cost of compliance/manual review. Socure was founded in 2012 and is based in New York City.
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Socure Debuts Next-Generation of Fraud Prevention at Finovate

Posted by Socure on Sep 17, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Patented Real-Time Facial Biometrics Instantly Matches Online and Social Media Profile Data; The End of Passwords?


NEW YORK - September 17, 2015 — Socure, the industry leader in real-time online identity verification solutions, today introduced Perceive™, its newest innovation, designed to further slash the potential for online financial fraud by using facial recognition to confirm a person’s identity almost instantly. 

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Feedzai Partners with Socure, Offering Joint Fraud Prevention Solution for Financial institutions

Posted by Socure on Sep 10, 2015 8:30:00 AM

 Feedzai Updates Software Platform to Enhance Fraud Risk Management Services


San Mateo, CA and New York, NY – September 10, 2015Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data and minimize risk in the financial services industry, today announced a partnership with Socure, the industry leader in real-time online identity verification solutions. Working together, the two companies will provide their mutual clients with a “plug-and-play” solution that combines online and social data-based authentication with fraud risk scoring.

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Socure Names Big Data Executive to Head Marketing

Posted by Socure on Aug 18, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Technology Marketing Veteran Michael Hiskey to Build Awareness for Innovative Anti-Fraud Compliance Solution That Leverages Social Biometrics™

NEW YORK – August 18, 2015 – Socure, the leader in real-time online identity verification solutions, today announced that veteran marketing expert Michael Hiskey has joined the company as vice president of marketing.

Hiskey joins Socure with a long history of marketing in the big data and analytics space at firms such as IBM and MicroStrategy, as well as start-up organizations Kognitio and Trifacta.

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Socure Receives US-EU & US-Switzerland Safe Harbor Certification

Posted by Socure on Jul 17, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Company Attests Compliance with European & Swiss Data Privacy & Security Control Framework

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This startup uses your own Internet fingerprints to convince banks you're real

Posted by Socure on Oct 28, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Unfortunately, online criminals don't find it very difficult to invent or steal financial records or social security numbers. But more than 20 years into the Internet era, it's actually really hard to fabricate a person with a track record of doing what real humans do online.

Oct 28, 2014, 7:30am EDT UPDATED: Oct 28, 2014, 10:00am EDT

 Socure cofounders CEO Sunil Madhu, (left) and Johnny Ayers, vice president of business development.

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Socure and GridMarkets win 2014 North America BBVA Open Talent Awards

Posted by Socure on Oct 17, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Source and GridMarkets have won the 2014 North America and Rest of World BBVA Open Talent Awards in the respective categories of New Banking and Digital Life. The winning prize for both startups will be a contract worth 30,000 euros with BBVA to test their respective products or services. Mexico and the United States were the protagonists in this year’s contest, which included participants from as far afield as India, South Africa, Russia or Singapore.

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Our team is constantly sharing what we've learned from years of security, financial technology, fraud risk mitigation and identity verification.  Here, we have included some stories of interest we wrote, or were quoted or mentioned in. 

You'll also find press releases detailing our recent product launches, new additions to  our fast-growing team, as well as corporate and funding news.  

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