On Identity, Trust and Fraud: In The News

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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A Fuller Picture for Fraud Detection

Posted by PYMNTS on Jun 3, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Fraudsters are taking advantage of the fact that identity verification, in large part, is stuck in the past, relying on static variables that are easily (mis-) appropriated. With so much information about individuals available online, why aren’t more verification systems utilizing that wealth of data to create a fuller picture of consumers’ behaviors, in order to protect them from fraud?

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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 Closes Initial Series A Funding

Posted by Johnny Ayers on Oct 28, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Company Tackling Identity Fraud with Unique Verification System Raises $2.5 Million for Growth and Expansion

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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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