analytics

Balabit Recognized for Blindspotter Security Solution

Balabit Recognized for Blindspotter Security Solution

Balabit has become a top-level award winner in this year’s Golden Bridge Awards. The company’s Blindspotter behavior analytics system netted the company a Gold award in the category of User Behavior Analytics (UBA) – Innovations. Part of Balabit’s Contextual Security Intelligence (CSI) platform, the Blindspotter system uses machine learning technology to analyze user behavior and to…

NuData Partners with Retail Crime Prevention Organization

NuData Partners with Retail Crime Prevention Organization

NuData has partnered with the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA), a US-based organization with over 3,000 members around the world. The partnership could offer NuData an impactful opportunity to promote its NuDetect platform, which uses behavioral biometrics and analytics—tracking patterns associated with keystrokes, mouse movement, and various other factors—to verify ‘good users’ online while flagging…

Enterprise, IT Customers Invited to Test Windows Defender ATP

Enterprise, IT Customers Invited to Test Windows Defender ATP

Microsoft’s Windows is inviting enterprise customers and IT professionals to test out the preview version of its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service. Announced earlier this year, Windows Defender ATP builds on the security technology of Windows 10’s Windows Hello system, adding further defensive features such as “behavioral sensors” to detect potential threats based on aggregate…

Socure Partners with Feedzai for Big Data Analytics

Socure Partners with Feedzai for Big Data Analytics

Socure, a behavioral biometrics and analytics company, has found an important new ally as it seeks to advance its technology. The company has teamed up with Feedzai, a data-science firm specializing in machine-based learning technology for big data analytics. The partnership will see the companies jointly develop what they say will be a plug-and-play solution…

Social Biometrics Platform Attracts VC Heavyweight

Social Biometrics Platform Attracts VC Heavyweight

Social biometrics company Socure has found a major new investor, the company has announced. Flint Capital, a venture capital fund operating in the US, Europe, and Israel, is chipping in to the current round of financing, which so far totals $2.5 million. Flint joins a number of other prominent investment firms – including Two Sigma Ventures,…

New Data from NuData Highlights Value of Behavioral Analytics

New Data from NuData Highlights Value of Behavioral Analytics

NuData Security has announced some new findings on online fraud trends. The findings are particularly relevant in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches. One of the online security solutions company’s main findings is that account takeover is a more pervasive form of online fraud than credit card fraud; and in a sense it could be…

NEC To Deliver Facial Recognition and Behavioral Analytics To Refinery

NEC To Deliver Facial Recognition and Behavioral Analytics To Refinery

NEC Corporation announced today that it has received an order from JGC Corporation and will deliver telecommunications and security systems to the client for deployment in Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s large-scale Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery. JGC is involved in the construction of the refinery and NEC is going to begin delivering the order in December. While…

New Acquisition Pairs Emotion Analytics with Face Biometrics

New Acquisition Pairs Emotion Analytics with Face Biometrics

Miami-based facial biometrics developer Kairos has acquired IMRSV, a firm specializing in emotion analysis. In a statement, Kairos asserted that the acquisition makes it “the only facial biometrics company in the world offering both facial recognition and emotion analysis tools for developers.” To that end, Kairos has released an SDK, two new APIs, and analytics software…

Ford To Improve Driver Experience With Biometrics

Ford To Improve Driver Experience With Biometrics

Ford Motor Company has announced that it is using advanced technology to design its vehicle interiors, including eye-tracking and other biometric technologies. Such an approach was taken with the recently revamped Ford GT interior, and will be taken beyond the automotive world in Ford-designed musical instruments, games, and even a racing sailboat, which will be…