Fighting Fraud in 2017: Are you protected?
King Canute’s new apocryphal challenge is digital. Today, the king is holding back a dam of potential fraud from washing away trust of Canadians in online services. All it takes for a dam to burst is a single failed “brick” in this dam of 150 bricks.
One in One Billion: Fighting Fraud During Fraud Prevention Month
I have a confession to make. One billion doesn’t mean all that much to me. Let me explain. Although I spend most of my days steeped in privacy and digital identity authentication issues, the staggeringly high figures that come out of data breaches and other instances...
Welcoming DIACC and CCICADA to the Digital Identity Ecosystem
When building an identity ecosystem for the greater good, there are two things that are every bit as important as a great concept: great partnerships, and strong support. Late last year we announced that Canada’s leading banks are supporting as the first to be a part...
It’s Time to Make Tax Time Less Taxing – Did You Know That’s Possible?
It’s tax time once again. Whether those words fill you with excitement (Big Returns! Shopping Sprees! New Shoes!) or dread (I owe HOW MUCH??), one thing is for certain – there’s plenty of private information to be filled out, which can quickly become a challenge if...
Rethinking Identity in the 21st Century
Our identity has enormous value … yet we often take it for granted. As more of our lives take place digitally, identity is becoming a kind of currency on its own – one that companies like Facebook and others in turn make a profit from. Think about it – they know...
Dispatches from Digital Identity Day
I recently had the opportunity to speak at Safran’s Digital Identity Day in Paris - a great event that brought together government, business and consumer-focused digital security experts to discuss the big changes needed to deliver the simple, secure yet user friendly...
Banks, Blockchain and a Better Future for Digital Identity
Blockchain has quickly become one of the biggest business buzzwords of 2016. In a memo sent to its clients earlier this year, Goldman Sachs claimed blockchain has the potential to ‘disrupt everything’ – a clear sign that the financial giant sees the potential impact...
Four Key Trends We Saw in 2016
It’s hard to believe another year is almost in the books, but here we are. and what a year it’s been. We’ve seen a number of important trends emerge strongly in 2016, with no signs of slowing down as we head into another new year. As such, I wanted to call out a few...
Credential Dynamics – Understanding Where Your Business’ Credentials Fit in Your Customers’ Life
Today, consumers manage numerous usernames and passwords. Dashlane, a popular password management app, recently estimated that each consumer has between 90 – 130 sets of credentials, which makes it difficult to remember each. That’s why online services, or Service...
SecureKey’s Biggest Takeaways from Two of the World’s Biggest Conferences
The SecureKey team has been traveling across the globe attending and presenting at the world’s largest conferences centered on identity, fintech and security.
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