The Pulse

Ideas, Thoughts & Writing by iconectiv

The Pulse

Ideas, Thoughts & Writing by iconectiv

Spotting Imposters: Are your customers who they say they are?

Identity theft is at an all-time high and in 2019 alone, fraud losses grew 15% to $16.9 billion. As the most used personal identifier for consumer account management, the mobile phone number is increasingly becoming an important factor to help organizations mitigate fraud and assess risk. This is especially true when initiating financial transactions where businesses are increasingly relying on mobile devices for second-factor authentication access. In addition, 833,000 porting and pooling transactions are made each day in the U.S. alone, which makes number porting data another key tool being utilized to authenticate the identity of consumers.

January 21, 2021

Trusted Communications: Predictions for 2021 — and Beyond

In 2020, COVID-19 accelerated digital transformations that were expected to take several years. This article explores three ways that consumer trust in communications will evolve in 2021: mobile numbers will become your ID, the notion of privacy will get even more fluid and businesses can expect to face an identity crisis.

December 22, 2020

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