behavioral biometrics

BioCatch Highlights the Fraud Risks of Trojans and Compromised Emails

BioCatch Highlights the Fraud Risks of Trojans and Compromised Emails

BioCatch is warning about the dangers of corporate fraud in the wake of the FBI’s 2018 Internet Crime Report. The company specifically highlighted the threat of Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks and Remote Access Trojan (RAT) attacks in a new blog post, both of which can be mitigated with the help of behavioral biometrics.  Of…

Biometrics Specialist SecuredTouch Becomes Latest Member of the ForgeRock Trust Network

Biometrics Specialist SecuredTouch Becomes Latest Member of the ForgeRock Trust Network

“When you combine this technology with the ForgeRock Identity Platform you can achieve a balance of security and usability which once seemed impossible.” – Ben Goodman, SVP, Corporate and Business Development, ForgeRock SecuredTouch has become the latest biometrics company to join forces with ForgeRock. The behavioral biometrics specialist is now a part of the ForgeRock…

Cyleron Launches New Keyboard Biometrics Platform

Cyleron Launches New Keyboard Biometrics Platform

The AI software firm Cyleron has launched a new behavioral biometrics security solution designed for corporate customers. Dubbed CyleronCentry, the new platform uses keyboard biometrics and machine learning to build a user profile based on the typing habits of an employee. That profile can then be used as a template to provide ongoing passive authentication.…

BioCatch Goes Live On ForgeRock Marketplace

BioCatch Goes Live On ForgeRock Marketplace

“Our partnership with BioCatch eliminates the complexity involved when implementing behavioral biometrics.” – Ben Goodman, Senior Vice President of Global Strategy and Innovation, ForgeRock BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics platform is now officially available through the ForgeRock Marketplace, the company has announced. It’s a development that has been in the works for several months. During the Gartner…

New HSB Survey Finds Identity Theft is On the Rise

New HSB Survey Finds Identity Theft is On the Rise

Security technology is improving, yet our personal information is more vulnerable than ever. At least, that’s the takeaway from a new survey by HSB, which found that more than a third (39 percent) of Americans reported that their information had been compromised in some way. Of those, 51 percent had learned of the breach in…

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

As the biometrics revolution has continued to accelerate over the last several years, the enterprise sector has proven to be one of the ripest areas of adoption. Businesses and other organizations have always had particular security needs, and in the past these have been met with solutions like office keys and security guards. But as…

TypingDNA Looks to Capitalize on Behavioral Biometrics Demand with New Sales VP

TypingDNA Looks to Capitalize on Behavioral Biometrics Demand with New Sales VP

“In his new position with TypingDNA, Freeman will be based in the company’s US office, and will focus on building its presence in the American market.” As it seeks to expand, Romania-based behavioral biometrics startup TypingDNA has announced the appointment of a new Vice President of Sales. The new VP, Terry Freeman, comes to the…

BioCatch Sales Director Discusses Cybersecurity Challenges in Latin America

BioCatch Sales Director Discusses Cybersecurity Challenges in Latin America

Jorge Aguilar Perez shared some insights on the cybersecurity market in Latin America with a quick Q&A on BioCatch’s blog. Perez is the BioCatch Sales Director for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, and explained that the region’s high rates of mobile penetration and mobile payments coupled with weak digital infrastructure make many Latin American…

Adjust Cracks Down on In-App Fraud with New Behavioral Biometrics Solution

Adjust Cracks Down on In-App Fraud with New Behavioral Biometrics Solution

Adjust has launched a new Unbotify anti-fraud solution to crack down on in-app bots that have been programmed to simulate human behavior. “Bots can affect all apps in a number of ways,” said Adjust Co-Founder and CTO Paul Müller. “They can attack gaming apps’ communities or ruin their virtual currency economy, steal credit card data or…

BioCatch Shares More Details About Partnership with Entersekt

BioCatch Shares More Details About Partnership with Entersekt

BioCatch has elaborated on the nature of its new partnership with Entersekt, taking to its blog to explain how the two companies are working together to improve the mobile banking experience. The company noted that while digital banking apps need to be just as engaging as consumer apps, they also face higher scrutiny and need…

Veridium Selected for Mastercard’s Startup Accelerator Program

Veridium Selected for Mastercard’s Startup Accelerator Program

Veridium has become the latest biometrics specialist to join Mastercard Start Path, the financial services giant’s startup accelerator program. It’s an impressive feat. Only about 40 startups are admitted to the program each year, and Veridium says it was part of an applicant pool of almost 2,000. Criteria for selection include demonstrated commercial traction, seed…

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics will focus on biometric payment cards, smartphone fingerprint scanning, and multi-modal digital identity for the foreseeable future, with its new YOUNiQ solution being key to the latter over 2019, suggests its newly-published Annual Report. A glossier, more in-depth publication than Precise Biometrics’ year-end results, which were published in February, the Annual Report offers…

BioCatch Tech Comes to Entersekt Secure Platform

BioCatch Tech Comes to Entersekt Secure Platform

“Adding BioCatch’s technology to the mix will enhance [Entersekt Secure Platform’s] value, with up to 2,000 parameters coming into play to verify end users based on their behavioral patterns.” BioCatch has teamed up with South Africa-based FinTech specialist Entersekt, with the latter integrating its behavioral biometrics technology into its Entersekt Secure Platform. The platform already…

NuData Receives SC Media Award 30 Years in the Making

NuData Receives SC Media Award 30 Years in the Making

SC Media pulled out all of the stops for its 30th Anniversary Awards celebration, adding a slew of special categories to its annual SC Media Awards. NuData Security became one of the major beneficiaries when its NuDetect behavioral biometrics platform was named the Most Critical Solution in the last 30 years. “NuData has most assuredly…

Unisys: Filipinos Trust Banks, but Remain Wary of Behavioral Biometrics

Unisys: Filipinos Trust Banks, but Remain Wary of Behavioral Biometrics

Unisys has released the results of its 2019 Asia Pacific Banking study, finding that customers in the Philippines place the most trust in banks as an institution. They also considered security to be the single most important factor when choosing where to bank. Digging into the numbers, 63 percent of respondents named security as a…

Nuance Tech Saved Clients $1B in 2018

Nuance Tech Saved Clients $1B in 2018

A lot of biometric security specialists say they can help businesses to reduce fraud and save money, but Nuance Communications is backing up its own particular value proposition with some numbers: The company says that its Nuance Security Suite saved organizations over $1 billion collectively over the course of 2018. The solution combines voice recognition,…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Maynard, CEO, President and Founder, Biometric Signature ID

INTERVIEW: Jeff Maynard, CEO, President and Founder, Biometric Signature ID

As the biometrics landscape continues to evolve, various next generation authentication modalities are emerging to better best serve the specific security and convenience needs of relying parties. Among these new modalities is gesture biometrics, like those offered by Biometric Signature ID, a leader in this new frontier of identity and authentication. Susan Stover, Director of…

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