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The IdentityMind Blog

IdentityMind is An Acuant Company

March 31, 2020

We are excited to announce that IdentityMind and Acuant, with the backing of Audax, a private equity firm that has raised over $25 billion to date, have joined forces to accelerate on the delivery and advancement of the world’s first Trusted Digital Identity platform. The combination of IdentityMind’s and Acuant’s technologies focus on one of […]

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Business As Usual

March 12, 2020

To All Customers and Partners, During this unusual time, with events related to COVID-19, I want to assure you that we are here to support your business through our services as we always have. The entire team at IdentityMind is here operating as we always have. It’s business as usual. We understand the uncertainty this […]

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AML Machine Learning

March 9, 2020

Anomaly Detection in Anti-Money Laundering Transaction Monitoring In 2018, when we made the switch from transaction-centric detection system to user-centric detection, we were certainly right. There are clear advantages for risk analysis in using digital identities and focusing the analysis on users instead of transactions (without user context). The detection of suspicious users based on […]

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Identity Proofing Challenges — Drivers For An Orchestration Hub

February 25, 2020

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KYC Process – A Primer for FinTechs

February 14, 2020

INTRODUCTION Organizations that are offering some form of financial services are (most likely) required to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. There are several aspects that are key to comply with AML (e.g. AML pillars). One of them is a program to understand the customer you are dealing with, what risk they pose to your […]

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How to Prevent Loan Application Fraud

January 31, 2020

This post was originally available on Feb 2016. Updated on Jan 31st 2020 for new techniques, and focus on overall account fraud vs just account origination fraud. Regulations, compliance and overall risk management place a significant operational burden on financial services. Online lenders are no different. You have to comply with multiple regulatory requirements, and you are- […]

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Measuring Risk with Graph Intelligence

January 30, 2020

Machine learning and Regtech are popular topics these days. And, both play a big role in the IdentityMind platform.  Large amounts of data can be valuable, and simultaneously daunting. A key promise of Regtech is to empower you to use large amounts of data to drive decisions, reduce risk and prepare compliance responses. To fulfill […]

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AML Compliance (and Financial Inclusion) For Everyone — Step 2: A better-suited Business Model

January 28, 2020

About a year ago we launched our regtech store. At the time, I wrote this post to explain why we thought it was important to do so. A year later, and after hundreds of clients using our KYC plugin and benefiting from the simplicity of it, we are doubling down! We are launching IDM Online to enable access even further to […]

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KYC Compliance Fundamentals Guide

January 27, 2020

This guide is based on our learnings as Regtech leaders over the last 5 years. It provides a high level summary of the fundamental aspects of KYC compliance that you need to know both when onboarding new customers, and when looking into the existing customers. These tips will help your company meet regulatory guidelines, stay […]

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Digital Identity to Fight Financial Crime – Risk and Compliance Interview with Jose Caldera

January 16, 2020

Jose Caldera is Chief Marketing & Products Officer at IdentityMind, and has been developing and marketing high technology products for the last 25 years. An entrepreneur at heart, his focus has always been on the enterprise, developing products and services for information and payments security, risk mitigation and compliance. A frequent industry speaker and writer, […]

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