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Identity Proofing Revisited as Data Confidentiality Dies

Published: 12 December 2013

ID: G00257723

Analyst(s): Avivah Litan


High failure rates and criminal compromises of secret personal data are forcing enterprises to seek alternative identity-proofing solutions. We explore best practices for identity proofing here.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Continually Monitor and Analyze User Behavior
  • Use a Layered Identity-Proofing Approach
  • What's Changed Since October 2012?
    • Layer 1 — Endpoint-Centric
    • Layer 2 — Navigation-Centric
    • Layer 3 — User-Data-Centric
    • Layer 4 — User-Interaction-Centric
  • Use Internal Customer Data for Better Results
  • Take a Risk-Based Approach to Identity Proofing
  • Summary

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