Tag Archives: identity

PCR May issue out now! Biometrics and Security special focus

If you follow PCR’s daily newsletter then you will be familiar with the frequency of news on cyber security we regularly cover. Just the other day we reported on Bloomberg’s findings that cyber security spending is headed for $200 billion a year as the market switches to cloud-based security with …

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Okta’s Auth0 acquisition will combine developer and enterprise expertise

Okta, Inc. has acquired Auth0, an identity platform for application teams. Auth0 will operate as an independent business unit within Okta, led by Auth0 Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Eugenio Pace, reporting directly to Todd McKinnon, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Okta. “Identity is one of the most strategic …

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Performanta acquisition bolsters Microsoft IAM and security capabilities

Performanta has acquired Identity Experts, a Microsoft Gold Security Partner and Identity & Access Management (IAM) specialist consultancy based in the UK. The move follows a significant investment round from Beech Tree Private Equity and will allow Performanta to extend important security capabilities further across the Microsoft portfolio. “This past …

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Okta announces new products and enhancements for Oktane21

 Okta has introduced Okta Privileged Access and Okta Identity Governance for identity governance and administration (IGA). The Okta Integration Network has also expanded across four main areas, including risk and fraud, customer data orchestration, data privacy and compliance, and the software development lifecycle. These new integrations leverage identity to help …

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InnoValor receives ISO security certification for mobile identity verification

Mobile identity verification technology provider InnoValor‘s NFC- based identity verification technology ReadID has received three ISO certifications: ISO/IEC 27701 for Privacy Management, eIDAS module for Qualified Trust Service Providers (digital signatures), and eIDAS electronic identification (eID) at assurance level High. The company claims it is the first and the only technology …

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Avatier for ServiceNow brings unified identity management to the Now Platform

Avatier Corporation has released Avatier for ServiceNow allowing users to securely connect, provision and audit any identity or app from within ServiceNow’s Now Platform. Avatier is a passwordless offering for Identity Access Management (IAM) with single sign-on (SSO). “Avatier’s Identity Anywhere solution works wherever you use ServiceNow,” said Nelson Cicchitto, …

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GBG and InnoValor partner to tackle COVID digital fraud surge

GBG is working with with Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology provider InnoValor, to implement its ReadID technology into GBG’s identity verification and fraud prevention tools. According to a recent PWC report highlighting the severity of the rise in fraud during the pandemic, nearly half of those surveyed (47%) said they’ve encountered fraud …

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Onfido and FundOf form identity verification partnership

 Onfido is is partnering with FundOf, a tool that helps content creators monetise their content on any platform, to verify the identity of its users. Using Onfido’s identity verification technology, FundOf provides more assurances that content creators are who they claim to be, making it harder for fraudsters to create …

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