continuous authentication

Nymi Partners with Systec & Solutions for Biometric Cleanroom Access Control

Nymi Partners with Systec & Solutions for Biometric Cleanroom Access Control

“The Systec readers will be able to verify the identities of employees using the biometric information stored in the Band, so employees will be able to gain access to corporate cleanrooms without touching a keypad and dirtying their hands…” Nymi has partnered with Systec & Solutions to make its biometric authentication technology more appealing to…

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…

Behavioral Biometrics Can Thwart Cross-Channel Fraud: BioCatch

Behavioral Biometrics Can Thwart Cross-Channel Fraud: BioCatch

BioCatch is raising the alarm over cross-channel fraud. As the company explains in a new blog post, “cross-channel fraud” simply refers to fraud conducted between two multiple different channels – for example, using a phishing attack via social media to get a user’s credentials for their bank’s web app. It’s a way of exploiting businesses’…

BIO-key Patent Could Capitalize on In-Display Sensor Trend

BIO-key Patent Could Capitalize on In-Display Sensor Trend

“Essentially, it’s designed to use facial and fingerprint recognition to enable continuous, passive biometric authentication of a smartphone user.” BIO-key has been granted a patent that it believes could be highly valuable to the company given current trends in mobile biometrics market. Entitled, “Utilization of Biometric Data”, the patent was first filed in 2015, and…

Japanese Imaging Solutions Company Takes a Stake in Nymi

Japanese Imaging Solutions Company Takes a Stake in Nymi

“Nymi’s biometric wristband device, the Nymi Band, can continuously authenticate a wearer via cardiac biometrics, allowing workers in pharmaceuticals and other highly regulated industries to access work computers or sign off on clinical trials without interruption.” Nymi has announced a new strategic partner in Konica Minolta. Based in Japan, the company specializes in the manufacture…

Zighra Launches On-Device Continuous Authentication System

Zighra Launches On-Device Continuous Authentication System

Ottawa-based Zighra has launched a new continuous authentication solution. Called SensifyID, it’s “the first patented solution to run advanced machine learning and behavioral authentication algorithms entirely on-device”, according to a statement announcing its launch. The platform’s launch comes soon after Zighra announced its first US patent toward the end of this summer. It’s aimed at using…

Researchers Develop Continuous Authentication For Smart Glasses

Researchers Develop Continuous Authentication For Smart Glasses

Researchers at the College of William and Mary in Virginia have developed a continuous authentication system for smart glasses devices that combines behavioral and voice biometrics. As the IEEE reports, the system, called GlassGuard, analyzes six types of user interactions with their smart glasses devices, mostly revolving around how the swipe their fingers across an…

Ambient Authentication Specialist Zighra Announces First US Patent

Ambient Authentication Specialist Zighra Announces First US Patent

Ottawa-based authentication solutions developer Zighra has attained its first US patent, the company has announced. Zighra’s aim is to use a wide range of metrics for continuous, passive user authentication. Behavioral patterns, biometric identifiers, social interactions, and metadata pertaining to devices and networks are all targets of the company’s eponymous platform, which uses over 500…