behavioral biometrics

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…

Behavioral Biometrics Boost BlackBerry Cylance Security Platform

Behavioral Biometrics Boost BlackBerry Cylance Security Platform

BlackBerry Cylance is using behavioral biometrics to enhance its Cylance AI security platform. The new features are being introduced under the CylancePERSONA heading, and will deliver continuous authentication to its enterprise-level clients to detect and prevent fraudulent activity. “Every day, rogue insiders and external threat actors exploit valid user credentials to launch cyber attacks, so…

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys is expanding its security offerings with the launch of Stealth(identity), a new biometric identity management software platform geared towards enterprise clients. Stealth(identity) will allow companies to automate the biometric enrollment process for large numbers of users, thereby reducing overhead costs while improving the overall customer experience.  The platform offers support for fingerprint, face, voice,…

BioCatch Gets 39th US Patent

BioCatch Gets 39th US Patent

“BioCatch’s approach here is notable for not needing to rely on specialized hardware, making it another one of the many behavioral metrics – the company says it uses 2,000 of them – that can be analyzed by BioCatch’s technology via a software-based approach.” BioCatch has further solidified its IP holdings with a newly granted patent,…

INTERVIEW: Raul Popa, CEO, Data Scientist & Co-founder, TypingDNA

INTERVIEW: Raul Popa, CEO, Data Scientist & Co-founder, TypingDNA

As the biometrics industry continues to evolve toward frictionless user experiences, behavioral biometrics solutions, which measure the unique ways users interact with devices, are gaining in popularity. To gain more insight on this growing industry trend, Susan Stover, Director of Digital Content, FindBiometrics, caught up with TypingDNA CEO Raul Popa ahead of the coming RSA…

Veridium Launches New  Authentication Solution with Behavioral Biometrics

Veridium Launches New Authentication Solution with Behavioral Biometrics

Veridium has announced the launch of InMotion, a new VeridiumID software platform that enhances mobile security with behavioral biometrics. The solution is geared towards businesses and individuals, and builds a behavioral profile to supplement other forms of biometric authentication. InMotion specifically focuses on the act of authentication itself. Whenever you use a fingerprint or facial…

BioCatch Explains How Behavioral Biometrics Reduces Friction in Digital Transactions

BioCatch Explains How Behavioral Biometrics Reduces Friction in Digital Transactions

Financial security is important. It can also be frustrating when a transaction gets declined while you’re using your own credit card. According to BioCatch, false declines – that is, legitimate transactions that are flagged as potentially fraudulent – have a footprint 13 times bigger than the cost of fraud itself, a number that reflects the…

TypingDNA, Optimal IdM to Demystify Behavioral Biometrics

TypingDNA, Optimal IdM to Demystify Behavioral Biometrics

There’s no question that behavioral biometrics is one of the most exciting new modalities in biometric security. Many in the financial services sector have embraced such technology as a valuable second layer of authentication in users’ online sessions, and even the military is actively exploring how this kind of technology can be used to help…

Behavioral Biometrics Specialist Reveals Role in DoD’s DISA Project

Behavioral Biometrics Specialist Reveals Role in DoD’s DISA Project

A Brooklyn-based behavioral biometrics specialist has revealed that it was recruited to aid in the Department of Defense’s development of a ‘proof of life’ authentication system. Called Twosense.ai, the company says it won a contract through Army Contracting Command’s Rapid Innovation Fund. The deal is valued at $2.42 million, and was actually awarded in late…

AMR Forecasts a Booming Keystroke Dynamics Market

AMR Forecasts a Booming Keystroke Dynamics Market

A new report from Allied Market Research suggests that the keystrokes dynamic market is set to explode in the next few years. According to AMR, 2017’s $129.8 million keystroke market figure will climb to $754.9 million by 2025 as more companies look for behavioral biometric solutions to increase security and combat the rising number of…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month long analysis of the survey results – via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast – the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But…

BioCatch Explains How Behavioral Biometrics Can Stop Vishing Fraud

BioCatch Explains How Behavioral Biometrics Can Stop Vishing Fraud

These days, voice phishing – or vishing – is an increasingly lucrative scam. It’s also becoming more difficult to identify. Successful scammers are able to pose as a legitimate representative of an organization like a government or a bank, right down to the phone number and company logo in the call log. Thankfully, behavioral biometrics…

TypingDNA Looks to Expand with $1.5M in Seed Funding

TypingDNA Looks to Expand with $1.5M in Seed Funding

“Our goal is to be the number-one provider of typing biometrics technology. We are focused on striking more partnerships with major players in identity, authentication, two-factor authentication (2FA) and fraud prevention.” – Raul Popa, CEO, TypingDNA The award-winning Romanian startup TypingDNA has secured $1.5 million in seed funding, which it plans to use to boost…

Distilled Identity and Emerge Unveil New Refugee Identity Technology

Distilled Identity and Emerge Unveil New Refugee Identity Technology

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has repeatedly called for the adoption of biometric platforms that make it easier to manage refugee populations. Now, Distilled Identity and Emerge have forged a partnership to fulfill that request. The two companies have announced Homeward, a new platform that uses biometric data to create a self-sovereign…

BehavioSec Announces Chief Revenue Officer

BehavioSec Announces Chief Revenue Officer

Seeking a boost in its expansion efforts, behavioral biometrics specialist BehavioSec has appointed a new Chief Revenue Officer, Dave Lapin. In a statement announcing Lapin’s appointment, BehavioSec said he brings to the table more than two decades of experience in senior management, including senior sales roles with NCC Group Security Services, IOActive, Cisco Systems, and…

BioCatch Targets Vishers in Latest Platform Enhancement

BioCatch Targets Vishers in Latest Platform Enhancement

“Vishing, a type of APP fraud, is one of the hardest social engineering scams to detect because it’s essentially a person defrauding him or herself while under the influence of a con artist.” – Avi Turgeman, Founder, CTO, Vice President of Business Development, BioCatch BioCatch has further enhanced the AI capabilities of its behavioral biometrics…

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