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Digital Identity and Micro-loans

In many developing nations there is problem with extending various amounts of credit; the user applying has no credit history. When the number one thing financial institutions look for in   deciding credit worthiness is a positive credit history, this puts both lenders and borrowers in a quandary. What do we do with users who have … Continued

How Fake Reviews Compromise Trust for E-Commerce Platforms

As an e-commerce platform your main goal is to drive sales and provide a great customer experience. When you do worry about fraud, you likely focus on account takeover. TeleSign provides e-commerce platforms with onboarding protection in the form of verification solutions.We also add transaction and compliance protection later in the customer journey by adding … Continued

Digital Identity for Onboarding Protection

As a business owner, are you constantly trying to thread the needle between verifying your users and streamlining your registration process to decrease churn? While phone-based verification is a great starting point for onboarding authentication, TeleSign offers more robust solutions beyond standard 2FA that ensure a safe experience for all of your users. This guide … Continued

Using Phone Numbers in Fraud Prediction Models 

We have mentioned before that the entire lynchpin of digital identity relies on the collection of a phone number as a global trust anchor. Today, you will learn how TeleSign analyzes phone numbers in fraud prediction models to help you decide whether or not to onboard a user onto your web ecosystem. First let’s look … Continued

Zero Trust: How Digital Identity Enables Safer Networks

Know your Customer (KYC) is a phrase that every business owner should be familiar with. Acquiring information about customers can lead to insights that companies can leverage to drive revenue. However, digital identity can also be used to make online ecosystems safer for all involved stakeholders by establishing a phone number as a global trust … Continued

Are Smart Phones Replacing Passwords?

Despite what experts have been prediction for years, the password continues to soldier on. This happens much to the chagrin of many users who have been forced to remember dozens of different combinations of letters/numbers/characters for every web app they interact with on a daily basis. Despite warnings from security experts not to reuse passwords … Continued

USE CASE: How to Reduce Fake Accounts with Digital Identity

One of the largest pain points for large web eco-systems today is determining which accounts are used by good users and which are run by fraudsters. In fact more than 82% of businesses report that fake accounts are a major problem because they can exist for a variety of sinister reasons. They exist primarily to … Continued

USE CASE: Mobile Identity to Block Robo Calls

Many are familiar with using mobile identity for security use cases. A classic reason to leverage telco data during new user registration would be to match a phone number with the contact information on file with the carrier to confirm identity. However as digital identity has evolved, TeleSign can now do things that were never … Continued

Mobile Identity and You

Businesses are already aware of the benefits of verifying their users with a phone number. By using phone-based verification, brands are able to establish a global trust anchor with their users, ensuring that their platform stays safe and secure. Collecting a phone number allows companies to leverage multi-factor authentication (2FA) via one-time passcodes sent via … Continued

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