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Cryptocurrency
Swarm Markets and Yoti make crypto more accessible
"People are looking for safe ways to make their money work for them and blockchain products like yield farming can earn them double digit returns.”
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Fraud
Cost of fraud in Asia Pacific reaches almost $4 per transaction
A new study by LexisNexis Risk Solutions suggests that the cost of fraud in Asia Pacific tops almost US$4 for every transaction made.
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Cybersecurity
Ping Identity acquires bot detection firm SecuredTouch
The company has also released a new personal identity solution to the market.
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Partnerships
Jumio partners with National Crime Check
The long-time customer is pairing its proven technology with Jumio Identity Verification to conduct real-time identity checks for Australian businesses.
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Identity and Access Management
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Okta?
Okta is an identity and access management company, specialising in secure user authentication. It's an enterprise-grade identity management service, built for the cloud, but compatible with many on-premises applications.
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Cloud Banking Solutions
FrankieOne to build Westpac's BaaS identity infrastructure
“As Australians continue to look for new and different ways to do their banking, we are excited to be part of the ever-growing BaaS movement with Westpac."
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Branding
Virtual economy shifts paradigm of trust in the digital age - Okta
2020 was the year in which almost everything went online. Work, social meetups...
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Okta
Okta's $6.5b Auth0 acquisition carves deeper path into identity market
Auth0 will become an independent business unit within the security giant, Okta.
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Identity and Access Management
Ping Identity launches new verification service to reduce fraud
PingOne Verify is a new cloud service designed to help enterprise customers to verify their identity for rapid account onboarding, authentication and fraud prevention.
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DevOps
How to spur business agility by linking DevOps with identity
It's vital to change everything from workflows and supply chains to service delivery and communication channels if a business is to survive and thrive in the coming months, writes
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Identity and Access Management
Entrust launches cloud-based ID issuance solution
The Sigma instant ID solution uses encryption, trusted HSM technology and secure boot to issue highly secure physical and mobile identities.
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Cybersecurity
Trend Micro tackles identity theft with new security suite
"The consequences of this malicious activity can have a significant impact on the lives of the victims for years to come."
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Identity and Access Management
GCloud updates capabilities with Anthos enhancements
Google Cloud has announced improvements for hybrid compatibility, services, development, migration and identity security with updates to Anthos.
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Technology funding
Auth0 closes US$120m Series F funding round
This latest round of funding will help us continue to grow aggressively across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) and Asia Pacific (APAC). It puts us in a very strong position."
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Fintech
deVere responds to growing demand for fintech solutions with new app
“Fintech is meeting growing demand for on-the-go service, it is speeding up the advance of global financial inclusion which helps social advancement around the world, plus costs are lowered and the client experience is enhanced.”
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Identity
Auth0 recruits Spreadsheet CFO to board of directors
“The opportunity to serve on Auth0’s Board represents a highlight in my career and one that I am very excited to dive into," says Ceran.
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Cybersecurity
Consumers putting convenience over security due to COVID-19 restrictions
Consumers are not taking the necessary precautions to protect their online identity.
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Cloud
ForgeRock appoints APJ vice president David Hope
Hope joins ForgeRock with more than 20 years of experience in enterprise IT leadership roles. 
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Data sharing
Why Kiwis deserve the right to control their digital identities
New Zealanders should be able to control and own their digital identity – after all, they own their data and personal information, according to Digital Identity NZ.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta: Reclaiming control over digital identity
What is a digital identity? Who is responsible for that information? And what rights do digital citizens have?
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Deloitte
Verifi takes spot in Deloitte Asia Pacific Fast 500
"An increasing amount of companies captured by New Zealand’s Anti-Money laundering legislation are realising that an electronic identity verification solution can streamline their customer onboarding."
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Callaghan Innovation
SingleSource scores R&D grant to explore digital identity over blockchain
Callaghan Innovation has awarded a $318,000 R&D grant to Auckland-based firm SingleSource, a company that applies risk scoring to digital identity.
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NZTech
Govt commits $5.15m to digital identity research
“With more and more aspects of our lives taking place online it’s critical the government takes a lead to ensure New Zealanders have control of how and who uses their identity information,” says Minister Woods.
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Blockchain
Spark named as self-sovereign identity steward
The Sovrin Network ledger is operated by Stewards, trusted organisations within the ecosystem who have agreed to abide by certain requirements.