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INTERVIEW: Frances Zelazny, VP, BioCatch at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Behavioral biometrics has emerged in recent years as an exciting new security technology in the digital space, and BioCatch has been one of its leading pioneers. And while it already enjoyed a high profile in the industry, the company’s eponymous platform got a big boost this week with the news that Samsung SDS was integrating…

INTERVIEW: Everything You Need To Know About BioCatch’s Nexsign Integration

INTERVIEW: Everything You Need To Know About BioCatch’s Nexsign Integration

BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny expands on Money20/20’s big behavioral biometrics news Today at the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch announced the integration of its continuous authentication technology into Samsung SDS’s Nexsign solution. FindBiometrics is at Money20/20 this week too, reporting live, and we got all the prescient details on this major authentication…

Money20/20: Samsung SDS Integrates BioCatch Behavioral Biometrics Into Nexsign Platform

Money20/20: Samsung SDS Integrates BioCatch Behavioral Biometrics Into Nexsign Platform

“Samsung SDS is showcasing the BioCatch-infused solution at this week’s Money20/20 …” BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics technology has been integrated into Samsung SDS’s Nexsign authentication platform. The idea is to couple Nexsign’s biometric authentication capabilities – enabling mobile login based on facial, fingerprint, or voice recognition – with the kind of continuous authentication offered by behavioral…

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

Announcing: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics For years, finance has been the market through which biometrics have seen the greatest proliferation. Mobile wallets and banking apps leveraged face, voice and fingerprint biometrics to bring convenience and security to mCommerce, and in turn launched biometric technology into the mainstream. But mass adoption is just the beginning.…

Behavioral Biometrics Can Counter Same Day ACH Fraud: BioCatch

Behavioral Biometrics Can Counter Same Day ACH Fraud: BioCatch

As the US shifts this week to Same Day ACH for debit payments, BioCatch is making the case for behavioral biometrics to help prevent a likely uptick in fraud. With the rule change, which takes effect tomorrow, banks are required to provide two settlement windows per day for transactions made through the standard Automated Clearing…

HoneyTek Systems Adopts Behavioral Biometrics Care of BioCatch

HoneyTek Systems Adopts Behavioral Biometrics Care of BioCatch

HoneyTek Systems, a Canadian business consultancy, is going to offer its customers behavioral biometrics security thanks to a new partnership with BioCatch. The latter’s technology will complement HoneyTek’s current firewall, IPS, SIEM, and cloud-based security solutions for clients. That means clients who take advantage of BioCatch’s technology will be able to remove friction from the…

Online Companies Need to Move Beyond Mere ‘Feel-Good’ Security Measures: BioCatch

Online Companies Need to Move Beyond Mere ‘Feel-Good’ Security Measures: BioCatch

Trying to verify an online user’s identity with SSO and the like “is a feel-good measure” that does little to stop serious fraudsters. That’s the assertion of BioCatch‘s vice president of marketing Frances Zelazny in the inaugural post on the company’s new blog, Fraud Stories. Zelazny’s emphasis is on the sophistication of contemporary identity fraud,…

Behavioral Biometrics Offers Powerful Tool Against Synthetic Identity Fraud: BioCatch

Behavioral Biometrics Offers Powerful Tool Against Synthetic Identity Fraud: BioCatch

Synthetic identity fraud is on the rise, and behavioral biometrics technology offers a powerful countermeasure, argues BioCatch’s Daniel Shkedi in a new post on the BioCatch blog. The idea of ‘synthetic identities’ essentially refers to the creation of fake identities based on stolen and fictitious personal data, such as the combination of a fake name…

LexisNexis Integrates BioCatch Tech Into Security Platform

LexisNexis Integrates BioCatch Tech Into Security Platform

BioCatch and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have teamed up, the companies have announced. The partnership will see BioCatch’s behavioral biometrics technology integrated into the LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform, allowing administrators to view additional risk score data pertaining to user’s innate behavioral patterns. The system will also determine whether a user is genuine or a fraudster by…

BioCatch Granted Patent for Social Media RAT Trap

BioCatch Granted Patent for Social Media RAT Trap

BioCatch has won a patent for a system designed to detect remote access trojan (RAT) attacks. While the company’s behavioral biometrics technology is in general a kind of anti-RAT security solution, the system described in the newly granted patent is aimed specifically at attacks made through social media channels. In a statement announcing the patent…

BioCatch Named in Both European and North American Red Herring Awards

BioCatch Named in Both European and North American Red Herring Awards

Behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch has been included in Red Herring’s Top 100 awards for both Europe and North America. These are annual rankings determined by the media company, which focuses on an investor audience looking to learn about innovative companies. Commenting on this year’s results, Red Herring CEO Alex Vieux said organizers were “extremely pleased”…

Banks Benefit from Behavioral Biometrics: BioCatch

Banks Benefit from Behavioral Biometrics: BioCatch

While banks have always seen security and fighting fraud as a key priority, they’ve also been eager to adopt innovative solutions like behavioral biometrics out of a concern for customer service and operational efficiency, says BioCatch Head of Analytics Dr. Shira Mintz. In an interview on the company’s blog, Mintz says banks are “in a…

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

Behavioral Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics culminated with an expert webinar on Wednesday, April 26. The presentation, moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, starts with the latest market research from Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence, providing an overview of the current behavioral biometrics market. Most is then joined by Ryan Wilk, Vice President, Customer Success,…

Acuity Brings Biometric Debate to K(NO)W Identity Conference

Acuity Brings Biometric Debate to K(NO)W Identity Conference

The inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference is underway in Washington, DC, and as one would expect from an event aimed at shaping the future of identity, biometrics are playing a major role. Biometric authentication is being taken for granted in many of the conversations occurring at K(NO)W, often with fingerprint authentication on a smartphone mentioned as…

The 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation Goes to BioCatch

The 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation Goes to BioCatch

BioCatch has won the 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation. The company was recognized for its behavioral biometrics technology, which analyzes patterns in user behavior to assess potential fraud threats, an emerging digital security field of which BioCatch has proven to be a pioneer. Commenting on the company’s win, Frost & Sullivan’s Ram…

Behavioral Biometrics Offers Considerable ROI: BioCatch

Behavioral Biometrics Offers Considerable ROI: BioCatch

Security based on behavioral biometrics can offer a considerable return on investment, BioCatch says. And to prove it, the company has launched an ROI calculator for organizations considering implementing the technology. In a blog post announcing the ROI calculator, BioCatch cites Experian, its new credit specialist partner, in asserting that as much as 10 percent…

How Behavioral Biometrics Can Fight New Account Fraud

How Behavioral Biometrics Can Fight New Account Fraud

Behavioral biometrics expert BioCatch is raising the alarm over new account fraud with a new blog post. It’s a sucker-punch style of fraud in which a digital identity is stolen to create a new account that can be exploited, such as a new credit line. Citing data from Javelin, BioCatch reports that 1.5 million people…

Experian to Leverage BioCatch Behavioral Biometrics in Anti-Fraud Platform

Experian to Leverage BioCatch Behavioral Biometrics in Anti-Fraud Platform

“BioCatch VP Frances Zelazny will discuss this technology in FindBiometrics’ upcoming webinar on the topic…” Credit information specialist Experian will integrate BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics technology into its CrossCore identity security platform, the companies have announced. The technology, which assesses patterns in user behavior for authentication security, will be used to further counter the threat of…

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

While numerous vendors at this year’s ISC West security expo continue to demonstrate the utility of traditional biometric modalities like fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, a new kind of biometric technology is poised to take a growing place in the spotlight: behavioral biometrics. Based on the subtle behavioral patterns emerging from how users behave online…

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