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BioCatch Warns Against Duplicate Email Fraud

BioCatch Warns Against Duplicate Email Fraud

BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny is calling attention to a particularly pernicious form of fraud, in which fraudsters clone invoices and send duplicate emails in which all of the information is exactly the same, except for the desired payment destination. The victim thinks they’re paying a legitimate invoice, but is instead sending a large payment to an…

Precise Explains How Biometric Onboarding Stops Abandoned Applications

Precise Explains How Biometric Onboarding Stops Abandoned Applications

Precise Biometrics is highlighting some of the benefits of selfie authentication and the new Precise YOUNiQ onboarding solution. In an interview on the company’s blog, Precise YOUNiQ Senior Business Developer Ermin Kosovac explains that biometric authentication is more convenient and more secure than current alternatives like passwords. Those advantages will be familiar to anyone in…

Yoti Moves Forward with Digital Identity Fellowship Programme

Yoti Moves Forward with Digital Identity Fellowship Programme

Back in April, Yoti launched a Fellowship Programme to help people in the developing world to share their own perspectives on digital identity. The company made an open call for project submissions, vowing to fund three of them to the tune of £30,000. Just over two months later, the applications window is closed and Yoti…

Biometric Smart Cards Have Prescription Fraud Prevention Applications

Biometric Smart Cards Have Prescription Fraud Prevention Applications

“Linking patient identity to fingerprint biometrics can help to ensure that potentially dangerous medicine is only being given to the intended recipients; and on the flip side, it can help to prevent the creation of fraudulent prescriptions for nefarious ends.” In its latest blog post, IDEX Biometrics has returned to the benefits of biometrics in…

Precise Biometrics’ Shanghai Team Aims at In-Display Opportunities

Precise Biometrics’ Shanghai Team Aims at In-Display Opportunities

Precise Biometrics is reaffirming the growth of the in-display fingerprint sensor trend in a new update on its recent office opening in Shanghai. The update comes in the format of a Q&A with the company’s Customer Program Manager, Matthew Bai, posted on Precise Biometrics’ blog. Bai has been leading the organization of Precise Biometrics’ Shanghai…

BioCatch: 3 Use Cases Demonstrate the Utility of Behavioral Biometrics

BioCatch: 3 Use Cases Demonstrate the Utility of Behavioral Biometrics

Earlier this month, Frost & Sullivan released a new report that emphasized the growing importance of behavioral biometrics, arguing that it “will become the main identity verification element in two factor or multifactor authentication.” Now BioCatch is following up with a blog post that highlights the more tangible benefits of the technology. In the post,…

ForgeRock Exec Discusses ‘Voodoo’ of Behavioral Biometrics with BioCatch

ForgeRock Exec Discusses ‘Voodoo’ of Behavioral Biometrics with BioCatch

“Behavioral biometrics provides us with one of the strongest tool sets for continuous transparent user evaluation.” – Ben Goodman, SVP Global Business and Corporate Development, ForgeRock Six weeks after BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics system went live on the ForgeRock Marketplace, the company has published a new interview with an executive from the latter to delve into…

IDEX Biometrics Explains Why Size Matters with Fingerprint Sensors

IDEX Biometrics Explains Why Size Matters with Fingerprint Sensors

A new post on the IDEX Biometrics blog details some of the benefits (and drawbacks) of different kinds of fingerprint sensors. The post specifically compares the smaller sensors often found in smartphones to the wider sensors recommended for biometric payment cards. The biggest difference is the relative accuracy of different models. A wider sensor is…

BioCatch Details Major Identity and Privacy Trends in the Biometrics Industry

BioCatch Details Major Identity and Privacy Trends in the Biometrics Industry

The BioCatch Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer traces the evolution of identity, privacy, and design BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny has shared some insights in a new blog post that looks back at twenty years in the biometrics industry. The company’s Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer specifically focused on identity, privacy, and design, noting how the prevailing…

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…

Ipsidy Makes the Case for MFA Security in the Face of Rising Cybercrime

Ipsidy Makes the Case for MFA Security in the Face of Rising Cybercrime

“Ipsidy is an expert on this specific topic, offering authentication solutions like Verified by Ipsidy, a mobile biometric MFA technology that ‘helps enterprises authenticate the identity of the person on the other side of everyday transactions.’” Ipsidy is singing the praises of multi-factor authentication in a new blog post. Entitled “The Benefits of MultiFactor Authentication…

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…

Here’s How Biometric Technology is Shaping the Future of IoT

Here’s How Biometric Technology is Shaping the Future of IoT

“With biometric technology, IoT providers can ensure data security across an entire network without increasing the burden on the end user.” IDEX Biometrics has continued its blog series on the Internet of Things with a look at the way that biometric technology is shaping the IoT market. In the post, IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon explains…

Here’s Why Biometrics Are Crucial For the Future of Payment Cards

Here’s Why Biometrics Are Crucial For the Future of Payment Cards

When it comes to convenience, there’s no debating the utility of contactless payment cards. It can be irritating to insert a card into a machine and type in a four-digit PIN every time you need to make a transaction, especially if you’re only buying a two-dollar cup of coffee. Unfortunately, the contactless process does have…

IDEX: Biometric Authentication Will Be Vital for IoT Security

IDEX: Biometric Authentication Will Be Vital for IoT Security

The Internet of Things will allow us to share more information at faster speeds on whatever device happens to be most convenient at the time. However, that convenience also comes with risk. When everything is connected to the internet, the security of the network is only as strong as its weakest link. Sure, your smartphone…

Invixium Celebrates Success from IXM Titan Video

Invixium Celebrates Success from IXM Titan Video

“IXM Titan terminals were installed and tested for four weeks, with workers enrolling both facial and fingerprint biometrics, and clocking in and out every morning and evening.” Having offered proof of the power of its IXM Titan biometric terminal in a video published near the start of this year, Invixium is celebrating its success and…

Camvi Highlights Importance of AI in Biometrics

Camvi Highlights Importance of AI in Biometrics

Facial recognition specialist Camvi is highlighting the importance of artificial intelligence in biometric technology. In a new blog post, Director of Sales Matt McCrann – who recently delivered a talk on AI in biometrics at this year’s FedID event in Tampa – notes that “AI systems will always demonstrate two things; a level of autonomy…

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’…