behavioral biometrics

Year in Review: A Status Quo Surprise for the Most Exciting Biometric Modalities

Year in Review: A Status Quo Surprise for the Most Exciting Biometric Modalities

When it comes to the matter of which biometric modality was the most exciting one in 2019, the big question going into the latest edition of the annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey – to one industry watcher, at least – was whether fingerprint recognition would take back some of the spotlight that facial recognition…

BioCatch Warns About Threat of Deepfakes with 2020 Security Predictions

BioCatch Warns About Threat of Deepfakes with 2020 Security Predictions

BioCatch Chief Cyber Officer Uri Rivner is looking to the future with a new blog post that offers a slew of cybersecurity predictions for 2020. Most notably, Rivner warns that many forms of biometric authentication could prove to be vulnerable in 2020 as deepfake technology continues to improve. In that regard, Rivner notes that deepfake…

TypingDNA Explains What Makes its Behavioral Biometrics Solution Stand Out

TypingDNA Explains What Makes its Behavioral Biometrics Solution Stand Out

TypingDNA, a specialist in behavioral biometrics-driven authentication, has had an eventful year, adding One Time Password functionality to its platform in late spring, and bringing the platform to mobile operating systems this month. But now, in a new post on its website, the company is seeking to explain what makes its core technology so special.…

Acceptto Integrates Central Authentication Service to Improve SSO Utility

Acceptto Integrates Central Authentication Service to Improve SSO Utility

Acceptto has integrated with Apereo’s Central Authentication Service (CAS) in an effort to deliver a more comprehensive single sign-on solution. Acceptto is a behavioral biometrics specialist and the developer of the Continuous Biometric Authentication platform, which will now support multi-factor authentication and passwordless QR authentication thanks to the CAS arrangement. As with any single sign-on…

Year in Review: Will Fingerprint Recognition Take Back Some of the Spotlight?

Year in Review: Will Fingerprint Recognition Take Back Some of the Spotlight?

The 2019 Year in Review survey is officially open, which means it’s time to start thinking about some of the biggest questions, issues, and themes in the biometrics industry. And one thing that’s on pretty much everyone’s mind as the industry approaches its year-end is which biometric modalities have had a big 12 months. There’s…

Aware Inc. Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top Stories

Aware Inc. Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top Stories

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles finds one standout topic in the form of a company: Aware, Inc. Aware is, of course, a leading provider of biometric authentication solutions, including its mobile-focused Knomi SDK package. The company has lately seen some important changes to its executive team, including the appointment of a new…

Acceptto’s Behavioral Biometrics Tech is Officially Citrix Ready

Acceptto’s Behavioral Biometrics Tech is Officially Citrix Ready

Acceptto’s Continuous Behavioral Authentication platform has officially received Citrix certification. The behavioral biometrics solution has fulfilled the testing requirements of the Citrix Ready Program, and is now available on the Citrix Ready Marketplace. For customers, the Citrix Ready designation indicates that Acceptto’s solution will be compatible with other products in the Citrix ecosystem, including the…

BioCatch Joins Microsoft Azure Marketplace

BioCatch Joins Microsoft Azure Marketplace

“…BioCatch is now able help Azure users secure their systems through its sophisticated behavioral analytics technology, which uses Artificial Intelligence to assess over 2,000 parameters of user interaction for aberrant behavior that can signal potential fraud.” BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics platform is now available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The latter is a curated portfolio of…

Viisights Receives $10 Million in Series-A Funding

Viisights Receives $10 Million in Series-A Funding

The Israeli startup Viisights has received $10 million in a round of Series-A funding led by Canada’s Awz Ventures. Viisights is a behavioral recognition specialist and the developer of the Viisights Wise solution, which uses AI to analyze video surveillance footage in real time. Unlike traditional object recognition platforms that can only identify discreet objects,…

Updated BehavioSec Platform Gets Listed with ForgeRock and Ping Identity

Updated BehavioSec Platform Gets Listed with ForgeRock and Ping Identity

BehavioSec has released the latest iteration of its flagship Behavioral Biometrics Platform. The version 5.2 update comes with the expected slew of performance and accuracy improvements, including a new Coaching Fraud detection module and an Automated Clustering Engine. The Coaching Fraud module is designed to clamp down on vishing fraud, in which a fraudster poses…

Temenos Integrates HID Global’s Behavioral Biometrics Tech

Temenos Integrates HID Global’s Behavioral Biometrics Tech

Temenos has integrated HID Global’s risk-based authentication technology into its Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact banking platforms. The collaboration includes HID Global’s ActivID Authentication Platform, HID Approve, and the HID Authentication Service and Risk Management solutions. Together, the various HID solutions will allow financial institutions to safeguard their digital channels with behavioral biometrics and…

Unisys Launches SaaS Version of Stealth(identity) Platform

Unisys Launches SaaS Version of Stealth(identity) Platform

Unisys has released a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) version of its biometric Stealth(identity) platform. The new SaaS version of Stealth(identity) will make it easier (and cheaper) for small businesses to deploy the identity management and authentication platform. Stealth(identity) made its debut earlier this year, with a launch that was geared towards large enterprises. The SaaS release…

BioCatch and Aite Group Explain Why Application Fraud is on the Rise

BioCatch and Aite Group Explain Why Application Fraud is on the Rise

BioCatch called attention to the growing threat of new account fraud during a recent webinar with Aite Group Research Director Julie Conroy. Also referred to as application fraud, new account fraud describes fraud that is carried out through new accounts that are created with synthetic identities, many of which are generated with stolen personal information.…

New Report Finds Fraud is Having a Bigger Impact on US Financial Institutions

New Report Finds Fraud is Having a Bigger Impact on US Financial Institutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released a new True Cost of Fraud report that details the growing impact of fraud on the American financial services and lending sector. The report found that every dollar lost to fraud costs financial services providers $3.25 in liability, recovery costs, and other expenses, a figure that is up from $2.92…

Money20/20: BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny Discusses Growing Adoption of Behavioral Biometrics [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny Discusses Growing Adoption of Behavioral Biometrics [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Frances Zelazny, Chief Strategy Officer of renowned behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch. The live interview begins on the topic of…

Featurespace Brings on Fraud and Financial Crime Software Expert

Featurespace Brings on Fraud and Financial Crime Software Expert

Biometrics News – Behavioral Biometrics Featurespace has hired Dena Hamilton in an effort to improve its anti-fraud capabilities. Hamilton is signing on as the company’s new Fraud and Financial Crime market expert, and arrives with more than 20 years of experience in the field of financial crime prevention. Hamilton has particular expertise in software product…

Featurespace Outfits Mexican Credit Bureau with Behavioral Biometric Tech

Featurespace Outfits Mexican Credit Bureau with Behavioral Biometric Tech

Biometrics News – Behavioral Biometrics The Latin American credit bureau Círculo de Crédito is collaborating with Featurespace to bring the latter’s new anti-fraud platform to the Mexican market. Featurespace’s ARIC platform leverages behavioral biometrics to spot suspicious behavior, and is geared towards banks, credit card companies, and other financial services providers. ARIC is built with…

BehavioSec Grabs Golden Bridge and CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

BehavioSec Grabs Golden Bridge and CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

Biometrics News – Behavioral Biometrics BehavioSec is taking home a pair of major awards in recognition of its flagship Behavioral Biometrics Platform. The solution took Gold at the 2019 Golden Bridge Awards in the Authentication Innovations category, and was also selected as the Multifactor Solution of the Year during the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The Golden…

Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has released a new cloud-based authentication solution that verifies people’s identities during voice and text interactions. Dubbed Nuance Gatekeeper, the platform combines Nuance’s ConversationPrint text authenticator with the voice recognition Lightning Engine and behavioral biometrics. Together, the three technologies will empower enterprises to fight fraud…

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