Identity verification

How fintech could (one day) solve problem underlying Trump travel ban


The president's executive order reflects a lack of trust in the identity information shared between countries. In theory, blockchains are tailor-made to solve this problem, but current systems may not be up to the task.


Why banks should consider taking a page from Facebook on security keys


Facebook now lets users log in using a physical token. If banks gave consumers this option, it would strengthen the security of online accounts — or at least bolster their image.


Sorting out the authentication mess for omnichannel banking


Some vendors have begun offering authentication platforms through which biometrics and other authentication tools can be plugged into any or all channels. TD Bank is sold on this concept, but others are not completely sure.