In this webinar we will be learning about the latest developments for digital identities and biometrics.
The aim of this series of Webinars is to inform and educate organisations not only during the current lockdown but also looking ahead to “the new normal”.
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- 15.00. Welcome & News Roundup – Darren Hodder, Consultant covering financial crime, AML compliance, IT & cybersecurity, LittleGratti
- 15:15 Rethinking Crappy Legal Identities to Reduce Fraud – Guy Huntington, Huntington Ventures
- 15:45 Digital Identities – Dr. Ekaterina Safonova, Founder & Managing Director at CS Consulting & Advisory, EWPN Ambassador for Russia
- 16:15 Biometrics – Nicolas Ashton, Executive Vice President
- 16:45 Open Discussion, Q&A
- 17.00 Wrap up & Close
Legal Self-Sovereign Identity (LSSI) Specialist
Guy Huntingdon, Huntingdon Ventures
Guy Huntington is a veteran identity architect, program and project manager who’s lead as well as rescued many large identity projects with many of them involving identity federation. His past clients include Boeing, Capital One, Kaiser Permanente, WestJet, Government of Alberta’s Digital Citizen Identity and Authentication Program and Alberta Blue Cross. As one of his past clients said “He is a great find, because he is able to do high quality strategic work, but is also well-versed in project management and technical details, so he can traverse easily from wide to deep. With Guy, you get skills that would typically be encompassed in a small team of people.”
Guy’s written more than 30 papers on rethinking the identity paradigm due to the incoming technological tsunami composed of AI, AR, VR, robotics (both virtual and physical), genetic engineering, nanotechnology and wireless. His premise is it requires a complete rethink of legal physical and digital identities for both humans and bots, globally.
Thus, he’s co-written two proposals with Michael Kleeman (cofounder of many different telcos around the planet) for:
- Creating a legal self-sovereign identity (LSSI) both physically and digitally for humans
- New global legal registration system for AI systems/bots locally managed
Guy’s also written numerous LinkedIn posts about how the LSSI applies to marketing, schools, kids, death, fraud, voting, etc.
He lives in West Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Dr. Ekaterina Safonova
Founder & Managing Director at CS Consulting & Advisory, EWPN Ambassador for Russia
Dr. Ekaterina Safonova, CS Consulting & Advisory
Ekaterina Safonova is an Associate Professor with 20 years of experience in technical sciences, research and lecturing, 10+ years of experience in cyber security, combining deep technical expertise with vital business and leadership skills.
Her company CS Consulting and Advisory supports businesses on questions of cybersecurity and payment fraud prevention.
She is a Board Technical Advisor and investor at Cybertonica and Moteefe, invited professor at EPA, GUS and EWPN Ambassador. She is a co-author of The PAYTECH Book – “The financial arms race – the “game” with no rules” and The LegalTech Book – “Smart home or spy home: cyber threats and security solutions” published by Wiley this year.
Ekaterina has developed and launched a specialized Cybersecurity course for the payments industry – Fraud and Fraud Prevention that was certified by the CPD Certification Service at EPA.
Ekaterina has successfully finished the course on “Business strategy and Fintech” at Said Business School Oxford University and won a prestigious award – Fintech/Payments leader of the year at EWPN in Amsterdam at Money 20/20.
Her strong technical background includes a PhD and 37 Scopus-approved publications, including 7 books.
Consultant covering financial crime, AML compliance, IT & cybersecurity, LittleGratti
Darren Hodder, LittleGratti
A solid technical background has enabled Darren to work with a wide range of institutions to deliver fully integrated anti-fraud and risk management solutions to customers internationally.
He has been involved with projects from pre-sales and proof of concept through to final delivery and support, interfacing with senior management, business, and technical teams. Darren has provided consultancy and support for projects with a contract value in the excess of £5m.
His experience ranges from standalone, single portfolio in-house projects through to multi-client managed services, national fraud bureaux and data sharing initiatives. Particular areas of expertise are within mortgage originations, and online / internet solutions.
Specialities: Consultancy with expertise in financial crime risk management and compliance covering application, subscription and transactional fraud developed, AML compliance, GDPR compliance, working worldwide within financial services, telecommunications, insurance sectors. FCA approved for control function CF11 (Money Laundering Reporting).
Darren’s side gigs include live music photography and supporting musicians in the organisation and running of intimate gigs in London “Acoustic Sanctuary”.
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