XConnect, a Somos Company renowned for its world-class numbering intelligence solutions, has forged a strategic alliance with Sekura.id, a prominent global mobile identity data provider. This partnership is aimed at bolstering the battle against digital identity fraud, catering to the needs of global banks, fintech pioneers, as well as crypto and consumer brands. Leveraging Sekura.id’s real-time customer insights derived from mobile operators, XConnect empowers its aggregator and telco clientele to execute compliant mobile ID verification and authentication through a seamless API integration.
Through this collaboration, XConnect gains direct access to live mobile data that spans across six continents. XConnect’s clients, in turn, reap the benefits of Sekura.id’s top-tier mobile identity products and comprehensive mobile identity solutions, further enriched by the pre-validation of phone numbers utilising XConnect’s extensive global datasets.
“Verifying a user’s digital identity is an increasing challenge for players in the banking and fintech industry. As mobile technology continues to evolve, its use as a data source will increase and create new vulnerabilities for banking, fintech, and consumer brands,” said Tim Ward, VP Number Information Services at XConnect. “We need to ensure we have the right technology solutions to remove risk effectively. By leveraging Sekura.id’s MNO APIs, we are strengthening our anti-fraud proposition and protecting enterprises from identity theft.”
Sekura.id, boasting coverage of 2.5 billion individuals globally through 75 interconnected operators, offers trusted, secure, and user-friendly solutions for ID verification, anti-fraud measures, and secure online authentication scenarios. These solutions facilitate the seamless integration of real-time mobile data into their partners’ existing services.
“Mobile phones have now become intertwined as part of our identities. Yet, the rapid adoption of these mobile services brings its own problems as online services cannot keep up with the evolving fraud ecosystem,” said Mark Harvey, CEO at Sekura.id. “Our partnership with XConnect is enabling us to lead the fight against digital identity fraud. Through our low-latency, real-time mobile intelligence APIs, we are helping telcos with fintech and tier-1 banking customers build seamless anti-fraud and account takeover protection to overcome growing risks.”
XConnect remains committed to collaborating with industry peers to expand and enhance its anti-fraud solutions for MNOs, business messaging hubs (A2P), aggregators, carriers, and interconnect providers. The partnership with Sekura.id signifies a pivotal step in broadening its product portfolio, allowing customers to surmount intricate identification and verification (ID&V) challenges.
Sekura.id, with its global reach spanning six continents, stands as the foremost global mobile data provider. The company specialises in delivering reliable, secure, and user-friendly solutions tailored for ID verification, anti-fraud measures, and secure online authentication scenarios. Sekura.id collaborates with established KYC, identity verification, and risk data providers who have seamlessly integrated into leading global brands with a demand for mobile identity solutions. By seamlessly incorporating real-time mobile data into our partners’ existing services, we empower them to expand and enrich their customer offerings across new services, use cases, and geographies through SAFr, our standardised, single mobile intelligence API.
For more information, please visit: https://sekura.id
XConnect, a wholly owned subsidiary of Somos Inc., specialises in consolidating, maintaining, and delivering trusted telephone number intelligence to world-leading telecommunications service providers. The company processes data from a multitude of global datasets and ensures that customers can address routing, validation, and fraud challenges in real time. XConnect’s Number Information Services are essential for voice and messaging routing, fraud prevention, and identifying and validating insights. These services also facilitate the deployment and evolution of next-generation communications, such as VoLTE and RCS. The platform is accessible through a global, distributed hybrid cloud platform, utilising secure, scalable, real-time protocols and APIs.
To learn more about XConnect, please visit: www.xconnect.net