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.
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.
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.
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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© Copyright 2019 Socure. All rights reserved. US Patents #9,147,117 and #9,300,676