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Civic Aims To Kill SSNs As a Form of Authentication

Civic Aims To Kill SSNs As a Form of Authentication

by July 19, 2016 at 10:00 am 1 comment

Have you used your social security number lately? Has anyone else used your social security number? How would you know? A company launching today called Civic wants to keep you informed on this. If a social security number becomes “compromised” — meaning known —  its owner is at significantly elevated risk of havingRead More

ShoCard Will Help Banks Authenticate Users — With the Blockchain

ShoCard Will Help Banks Authenticate Users — With the Blockchain

by May 6, 2015 at 2:39 pm 2 comments

Could the blockchain be the answer to banks’ identity issues? Proving a user’s identity online can be a tricky business. (See “Apple Pay fraud.”) Passwords are hard to remember and easy to steal. Banks know this better than anyone, and yet most bank apps still rely on this old-fashioned and grossly inadequateRead More