Persona named one of the best authentication solutions by Cybernews
See what sets Persona apart from other solutions.
CDD vs EDD: What’s the difference?
Explore how CDD and EDD work and learn when each is necessary.
What is identity verification (IDV)?
Learn what IDV is, explore how it works, and take a look at the different types of identity verification you may choose to leverage in your business.
Mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) and your business
Take a closer look at what mobile driver’s licenses are, how they work, and the use cases they may present for your business.
What is selfie identity verification, and how does it work?
Learn about selfie identity verification and liveness detection, how they work together, the challenges they address, and their shortcomings.
What is Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT)?
By implementing procedures to combat the financing of terrorism, you can protect customers and help make the world a safer place.
Let's get Personal: Meet Khadija!
Learn more about Khadija, a member of our customer experience team who loves solving problems and helping customers get the most out of our product.
Know Your Business (KYB) 101
Learn what KYB is, why it matters, who needs it, and more.
What does the Know Your Business (KYB) process look like?
Learn how businesses usually conduct KYB, why the process is often challenging, and more.
How to build a Know Your Business (KYB) process
Learn what to consider when building a KYB process, what metrics to think about, what to look for in a KYB vendor, and more.
How corporate KYC can reduce fraud and increase trust
Discover what corporate KYC is and how it can protect your business.
Why does KYC matter for fintech companies?
Whether you offer a lending product or investing service, if you're a fintech company, you need to comply with KYC regulations.
How do AML regulations apply to crypto exchanges?
If your business operates in the crypto space, it’s critical that you understand the tenets of AML so you can take the requisite steps to meet regulatory requirements.
AML tools: What to look for in AML software
Learn about the different features you may want to look for as you build your AML toolkit.
Why automated adverse media screening is essential for AML
Negative news checks are an essential but complex process. Protect your business from reputational risk with an automated screening solution.
Global AML compliance: Is your business doing enough?
Discover some of the regulations and protocols you’ll need to know and remember when conducting business internationally
What is eKYC?
Take a look at the different signals that eKYC can take advantage of and review the benefits that eKYC offers both businesses and their customers.
Build onboarding flows that convert with Dynamic Flow
Customers like FTX US Derivatives and Coursera drive conversion at every screen with Dynamic Flow.
Let's get Personal: Meet David!
Learn more about David, our people operations business partner who loves to drive company-wide initiatives, but doesn’t have a license to drive a car.
KYC for online gaming (iGaming)
Learn about the KYC requirements that impact the online gaming (iGaming) industry, which includes online sports betting, poker betting, video game betting, and casino gaming.
What is the Bank Secrecy Act?
Learn about the Bank Secrecy Act's requirements and how the law could impact your business.
How to protect your business with automated sanctions screening
It’s illegal to do business with a sanctioned entity, but sanctions screening is complicated. Here’s how to protect your business & comply with AML regulations.
Onboard businesses faster with Persona's automated Know Your Business (KYB) solution
Get everything you need to automatically onboard, verify, and investigate the businesses you partner with and the individuals behind them.
The importance of KYC for online gambling
Learn more about the growing risks for online casinos and gambling apps, the evolving regulatory landscape, and what companies can do to stay compliant.
Let's get Personal: Meet Ali!
Learn more about Ali, one of our amazing solutions engineers who always has his hands tied up in a bunch of different projects.
What is KYB, and why does it matter?
If you work with other companies, you may be required to implement KYB verification. Learn more.
Decentralized exchanges and KYC
It's important for decentralized exchanges to get ready for KYC and AML regulations now so they will be prepared if and when they find themselves subject to the rules.
5 best practices for securing health data
Healthcare organizations must prioritize data security to protect patient information and ensure regulatory compliance. Learn how.
Should a private company own taxpayer data?
Recent controversies involving the IRS’s use of third-party ID verification service providers raise an important question: What’s the right way to handle identification of taxpayers online?
Cybercrime statistics worldwide
Cybercrime is more common than ever. Learn about the most common types of cybercrimes, most attacked industries, and more.
Reimagine your manual review process with Persona Cases
Cases gives your team a single place to control, customize, and optimize your entire manual review process.
NFTs and compliance: what to know about this crypto-era commodity
Learn more about non-fungible tokens, why they're appealing to criminals, and how to reduce the risk of money laundering via NFTs.
What are issuing database verifications?
Issuing database verifications are one of the best ways to reduce fraud in your business. Learn more.
What will the post-Covid fraud landscape look like?
Learn about the risk areas anti-fraud professionals are most concerned about — and how to protect your business.
What is a politically exposed person (PEP)?
Learn what PEPs are, why your business should screen for them, and how Persona can help.
Identity verification: a crucial component of customer experience
Friction during IDV can create a poor user experience that can break trust with your customers. This is why IDV must fit each unique situation and user.
How to protect your business against synthetic fraud
Synthetic identity fraud is a fast-growing problem. Learn why it’s important and how to proactively guard your business against it before it’s too late.
Identity verification vs. identity authentication
Learn how each approach works, where they differ, and what role each plays in building consumer trust.
Top GDPR statistics businesses must know
GDPR is one of the most extensive regulations governing data collection. Learn who it affects, the types of data it covers, and more.
Let's get Personal: Meet Etra!
Learn more about Etra, our business talent lead, Formula 1 enthusiast, and unofficial Jeopardy host.
Top 3 challenges of identity verification — and how to solve them
Learn about the three main identity verification challenges businesses face — along with how to solve them.
Let's get Personal: Meet Geet!
Learn more about Geet, a sales engineer at Persona who loves the Lakers, avocados, and selling tech.
Q&A with Cybernews: Using IDV to build trust
Persona CEO Rick Song chats with Cybernews about how identity verification solutions can deter fraud and be used to rebuild trust between companies and customers.
Why you need a digital verification system for your business
Here’s what businesses need to know about the evolution, operation, and impact of digital verification.
What is anti-money laundering (AML), and why is it important?
Learn about the stages and harms of money laundering, key AML regulations, and how to meet constantly evolving compliance standards.
Let's get Personal: Meet Christie!
Learn more about Christie, a product designer at Persona who loves birds, board games, and talking to customers about how they use our products.
Perpetual KYC: The future of customer due diligence
Perpetual KYC (pKYC) is one of the best ways to protect customers. Learn what it is, what it looks like, and why it's important.
Social media and dating apps have a serious identity problem
It’s time for social media and dating apps to face the music and curb fraud, deception, and disinformation on their platforms once and for all.
Let's get Personal: Meet Zoey!
Get to know Zoey, a CSM team lead who loves coffee, yoga, and helping Persona's customers.
What the Consumer Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) means for your business
Learn how the Consumer Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) differs from the CCPA, the implications for your business, and how to prepare.
How to evaluate your KYC compliance
Learn what types of businesses are subject to KYC regulations, what it means to be KYC compliant, how to evaluate your compliance, and more.
Let's get Personal: Meet Melissa!
Meet Melissa, an engineering manager at Persona who loves building products that customers find useful... and boba.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) statistics
Businesses need to heighten up their security to keep their company and customers safe. One of the easiest measures to take — and simplest to set up — is 2FA.
What is Know Your Customer (KYC) — and why does it matter?
KYC and AML are regulations that require businesses to verify their customers’ identities. Here’s what you need to know.
Why businesses need to rethink identity online
The digital-first world is here to stay, and it's time for businesses to put the proper systems in place to protect the privacy and security of their users.
The AML compliance checklist: best practices, tools, and processes
In this AML checklist, we’ll briefly go over the five AML pillars, then dive into four processes that can help improve AML compliance.
How to implement the five pillars of AML compliance
Learn what a compliant AML program looks like and how to establish one at your company.
How we’re reducing AI bias at Persona to create a more human internet
Biometric verification isn’t perfect. Here's what we’re doing to address bias in AI-powered face recognition at Persona.
The next era of moderation will be verified
Verification isn't just a blue checkmark — it's an increasingly important tool in moderation efforts to combat nefarious issues like harassment and hate speech.
The importance of KYC for crypto exchanges
Here’s what crypto exchanges need to know about KYC compliance.
How to incorporate age verification into your business
Any business that sells age-restricted products, provides access to age-gated activities, or delivers services that require adult consent must verify ages. Learn more.
How to enhance your identity verification decisions with AAMVA checks
AAMVA verification is an effective tool against fraud, but it has tradeoffs, too. Discover the benefits and drawbacks — and how Persona can help.
Announcing Persona’s $150M Series C
We've raised a $150M Series C to continue growing our identity infrastructure platform built to support real people, not user IDs.
What is account takeover fraud?
Account takeover fraud can negatively impact both your customers and business. Learn what it is, how to prevent it, and more.
Designing an app builder with server-driven UI
Making the Persona app more configurable wasn't enough — we had to design and construct an app builder.
My not-so-typical intern project at Persona
How my intern project became one of our customers' most effective means of deterring fraud.
The unconventional way we built an award-winning team
Our approach to finding great talent isn’t for everyone, but we’re incredibly proud of the team we’ve built and look forward to this next chapter of growth.
Deepfakes: The new face of fraud
Learn how deepfakes work, where they came from, what risk they pose to your business, and more.
On remote onboarding during Covid and a scavenger hunt that helped me find peace
One Personerd shares her experience with remote onboarding and a very special team-building event.
Introducing Workflows: automations for any use case
From setting custom rules to triggering actions, Workflows is a flexible, intuitive, and powerful way to automate your identity processes and more.
Our Series B and the future of Persona
We’ve raised $50 million to bring us one step closer to becoming the identity layer of the internet.
New age of data privacy regulation: How businesses can prepare
It’s only a matter of time before new data privacy regulation is passed, so it’s pertinent that businesses prepare before it’s too late.
Introducing free identity verification with Persona
Our Starter plan will support any business from any industry and any size with free and secure identity verification.
A safe place for all your PII
PII storage to suit all your compliance needs, enabled by Accounts.
Supplement your Inquiries with Reports
Continuous Reports in Persona, enabled by Accounts
Let your users Verify, and Reverify, and Reverify again.
Reverification of individuals in Persona, enabled by Accounts.
Offering support during COVID-19
Free Identity Verification for essential services
Using browser fingerprinting to deter repeat fraud
Each of our browsers are unique, just like us.
Get (web)hooked on Persona!
Don't call us; we'll call you: Webhooks let you subscribe to your customers’ actions as they proceed through the Persona inquiry flow
The case for automated identity verification
Proper identity verification is your first line of defense.
Mobile identity verification with Persona's native SDK for Android and iOS
An optimized customer experience across your mobile applications
The state of identity
The stakes for companies and individuals alike are higher than ever — and we’re out of quick fixes.
Persona announces $17.5M funding round
With the mission to build an identity infrastructure that enables secure online human interactions
Persona achieves SOC 2 Type 2
Security and privacy aren’t just features — they are part of our identity.
What are suspicious activity reports (SARs)?
Financial institutions must use suspicious activity reports (SARs) to report questionable activity to the appropriate body for legal investigation
Subscribe to Verified with Persona
Learn more about new privacy regulations, KYC/AML, and how to improve the identity experience for users.