NNL to Enhance Authentication Capabilities of ThreatMetrix Platform

“We live in a post-breach world, where usernames and passwords are defunct”. Faulkner added that Nok Nok Lab’s FIDO-compliant solutions allow ThreatMetrix to offer customers “the industry’s most comprehensive approach to authenticating users securely and with minimal friction.”-Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix

Nok Nok Labs and ThreatMetrix have joined forces to enhance the authentication capabilities of the latter’s eponymous platform.

NNL to Enhance Authentication Capabilities of ThreatMetrix PlatformThe collaboration will see new authentication methods offered to ThreatMetrix customers based on biometrics in the form of fingerprint, facial, voice, and iris recognition, as well as other technology like wearables and tokens. And coming as they do from Nok Nok Labs, these solutions will imbue the ThreatMetrix platform with FIDO certified authentication methods.

In a statement officially announcing the companies’ partnership, ThreatMetrix Chief Products Officer Alisdair Faulkner pointed to the growing importance of sophisticated authentication technologies, asserting, “We live in a post-breach world, where usernames and passwords are defunct”. Faulkner added that Nok Nok Lab’s FIDO-compliant solutions allow ThreatMetrix to offer customers “the industry’s most comprehensive approach to authenticating users securely and with minimal friction.”

The companies announced their collaboration at Digital Identity Summit 2017, which runs from September 18 to 20 in San Francisco.

(Originally posted on Mobile ID World)