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Equifax Acquires Kount for $650M Becoming Third Credit Bureau to Acquire a Device ID Provider

Equifax finalized a deal to purchase Kount for $650 million, following suit after TransUnion acquired iovation in 2018 and Experian acquired 41st Parameter in 2013. Kount will maintain their headquarters in Boise, Idaho, as it becomes a part of Equifax’s United States Information Solutions (USIS) company. The deal is expected to close in the first

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Petition Against Passwords Underscores Importance of Additional Authentication

The Petition Against Passwords is a public advocacy campaign that supports alternatives to usernames and passwords, which the group says are not secure, no longer sufficient for many applications and in many ways enable fraud. As the group seeks 100,000 signatures their efforts should remind organizations in the CNP channel that additional authentication is needed

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