PINDROP BLOG

Category: Authentication

December 3, 2019
Welcoming Voice Comes With Hurdles | Technological and Generational
As the conversational economy grows and intertwines within businesses, it becomes more and more clear that this won’t be an entirely easy path. There are many hurdles that exist along this road, many related to the technology itself, including: Computational resources The right infrastructure needed to support these resources The promise of 5G providing a…
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December 3, 2019
Voice Intelligence | Where Voice, and Fraudsters, Are Headed
We all know KBAs, or knowledge based authentication questions, are outdated – but can you imagine a world that relies solely on an authentication method that’s always been a part of you – your voice? It’s easy to get excited to think about where voice is headed, but these advances can quickly turn into a…
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November 21, 2019
Learning to Think Like a Fraudster | The Fraud Bible
Have you ever wondered where – and how – fraudsters learn how to do what they do best? A new publication, The Fraud Bible, is here to answer all your questions – and unfortunately share the means of becoming a criminal. From a consumer mindset, this bible will offer insight into the ways fraudsters take…
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November 21, 2019
A Fraudster’s Holiday | Contact Center Fraud in Retail
With the impending stresses of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other holiday shopping activities on the horizon, it is easy to forget to consider that fraudsters will soon be celebrating too. As you fill your online cart and swipe your card at brick and mortars, fraudsters will be following behind you – waiting for their…
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July 26, 2019
Trends in Insurance | How Can We Prevent Fraud?
Across the board, insurers found they were experiencing a huge uptick in fraud. As insurers (and other enterprises across industries) invest in technology to prevent and detect fraudsters from hacking their way into accounts, the fraudsters invest their time in researching and scheming ways to get around it. Fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated, moving their…
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July 9, 2019
The Story of a Top 10 Insurance Company
In the insurance industry, many insurers run into problems with data privacy and account takeover. Fraudsters often target independent accounts from insurance agents, because that exposure can lead to the additional exposure of hundreds of consumer accounts. In this particular case, the fraudsters were exposed to $32M. The organization discovered that the fraudsters targeting their…
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June 26, 2019
AI | Infant Technology in Training
The promise of artificial intelligence is too attractive to ignore. Ideas range from discerning trends we are currently unable to see and optimizing decision making to hundreds of other ways AI could make our lives easier is too tempting to not entertain. Artificial intelligence is capable of solving complex problems from housing to disease –…
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May 31, 2019
Deepfakes | What You Need To Know
Let’s start off with something simple: what is a deepfake? Deepfakes can include anything from audio to video content that appear to look and sound like real footage. However, the difference is – it’s completely fake. The origin of the term deepfake comes from a pair of deep learning, the technology that makes it possible,…
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May 29, 2019
Authentication Myths | Reaching Critical Mass – Quick & Easy
Reaching critical mass for enrollment can be defined as having enrolled a large portion of your customer base to justify the purchase price of the authentication solution in question. Traditional voice biometric software requires a customer to enroll actively, meaning they have to intently participate in saying a phrase or have the agent start to…
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May 20, 2019
Authentication Myths | Our Voices Never Age
Did you know that like the rest of your body, your voice is not immune from the ravages of time? Your vocal cords lose elasticity and flexibility and can even dry out. The larynx is a muscle just like any other and can atrophy, become thinner and weaker over time. Your lung size can even…
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