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eCBSV: new consent-based SSN verification service

Following worldwide trends of governments providing new and better identity and privacy services to consumers and banks, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is implementing a new fee-based Social Security number (SSN) verification service known as Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (eCBSV). This service follows worldwide privacy directives aligned with Open Banking, requiring data...
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Identity and Authorization At Cloud Scale

The future has a lot to answer for. For decades we’ve been promised super-cool inventions that we still haven’t received - flying cars, jetpacks and IAM platforms that provide security, scale and manageability- all with wrapped up with 21st century automation. George Jetson’s job had two settings ("Start" & "Stop") and the computer did the...
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CCPA Compliance with Privacy Ledger

New consumer data privacy regulations seem to be emerging monthly, at a time when most companies are struggling to keep up with existing legal requirements and growing demands from consumers. Embracing customer privacy is increasingly an indication of a healthy brand, providing consumers the confidence needed to share their personal data. This generates consumer trust and builds brand loyalty, allowing brands to be more competitive through an increased level...
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Dynamic Data Sharing Agreements and Progressive Consent

Consumers are increasingly demanding companies become more thoughtful with their privacy and data. The fact that companies like Facebook have failed to put proper safeguards on “who sees what when” has created an increase in consumer data protection laws driven by the very subjects of that data – people. Of course, it’s almost impossible for...
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Cloudentity and NYDFS

We’ve all heard a lot about GDPR, but if you’re in the Financial Services industry, you’re probably aware of NYDFS compliance.  NYDFS is actually the regulatory body (New York State Department of Financial Services) and in particular we’re concerned about the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation. The regulation is "designed to promote the protection of customer information...
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