Identity Risks

Identity related risks are those risks associated with incorrectly identifying a person. Fraud risks: a person without entitlement receiving a financial payment or other non-financial benefit as a result of a transaction (e.g. payment of a refund) Security risk: a person gaining unauthorized access to proprietary network information Privacy risk: a person gaining unauthorized access…

Identity at Cable Service Providers

In order to transact remotely, via telephone or the internet, one must demonstrate who one is. Identity As A Service (IAAS) and Identity Assurance is a subscriber-led concept in which subscribers prove who they are to cable service providers. The “identity” a subscriber seeks to assert is not their physical being, but rather an informational…

Identity Proofing Objectives

The objective of identity proofing is to: Resolve a claimed identity to a single, unique identity within the context of the population of cable subscribers. Validate that all evidence that is supplied is valid (correct) and genuine (not counterfeit or misappropriated). Validate that the claimed identity exists in the real world. Verify that the claimed…

Identity and Cable Provider Needs

1. Background Subscriber are attracted to the online experience because it is quicker, and more convenient. For cable providers, the online shift creates ways to attract new subscribers, increase revenue and cut the cost of manual paper-based processes. It enables the cable industry to compete with other telecoms in a way we have never done…

Identity and Cable Strategy

Establishing confidence in a person’s identity is a critical starting point for delivering cable services. Identity proofing has traditionally been conducted in ‘face to face’ settings. Our growing digital economy, in which more and more people are looking to transact online at times most convenient to them, creates a range of challenges to these traditional…

Identity System Benefits

Privacy protections for individuals, who will be able trust that their personal data is handled fairly and transparently Convenience for individuals, who may choose to share less personally identifiable information than they do today Efficiency for organizations, which will benefit from a reduction in paper-based and account management processes Ease-of-use, by automating identity solutions whenever possible…