digital security

Feitian Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Feitian Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

“Feitian made its announcement at the recent Identiverse 2019 event in Washington, DC, where the company also showcased its major new security product, the AllinPass K33.” China-based Feitian has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, or MISA, the company has announced. MISA is Microsoft’s effort to team up with strategic security partners to help defend…

PingID Authentication Platform Gets a FIDO Upgrade

PingID Authentication Platform Gets a FIDO Upgrade

Ping Identity is upgrading its enterprise-level multi-factor authentication platform to be compliant with the latest FIDO standards. PingID will soon support FIDO-certified authentication methods for Windows Hello and Touch ID, allowing users to log into their devices through facial or fingerprint recognition without the need for a password. Windows users will also be able to…

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…

Americans Scared For Safety and Comfortable with Biometrics: Survey

Americans Scared For Safety and Comfortable with Biometrics: Survey

The 2019 Unisys Security Index suggests that people are increasingly worried about their safety in large venues. The survey found that the vast majority of Americans (83 percent) were worried about physical harm as the result of an attack at a large-scale event like a concert or a sports game, with a full 22 percent…

Thales Updates Fiscal Prospects After Acquisition of Gemalto

Thales Updates Fiscal Prospects After Acquisition of Gemalto

“This acquisition represents a powerful accelerator of the strategy we have been implementing since 2015; by providing a unique range of digital technologies and skills, it strengthens the differentiation of our solutions and positions us as partner in the digital transformation of our customers.” – Patrice Caine, CEO, Thales In the wake of its acquisition…

Unisys to Discuss Embedded Banking at FinTech Americas

Unisys to Discuss Embedded Banking at FinTech Americas

The Unisys Corporation’s Maria Allen is heading to the 2019 FinTech Americas conference to participate in a panel discussion that will delve into the benefits offered (and the challenges posed) by embedded banking innovations. “Advances like embedded banking enable digital banking services to be delivered in real time, when and where the customer needs it,”…

BehavioSec CEO to be Panel Expert at Money20/20 Europe

BehavioSec CEO to be Panel Expert at Money20/20 Europe

Money20/20 Europe will run from June 3rd to 5th at Amsterdam’s RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre. FindBiometrics Will be reporting live from the show with interviews and breaking news. BehavioSec will be at next week’s Money20/20 Europe event in Amsterdam, and will enjoy a particularly high profile thanks to a slot for the company’s CEO…

OneSpan Protects United Bulgarian Bank with Biometrics

OneSpan Protects United Bulgarian Bank with Biometrics

OneSpan has found a new client for its mobile security services. The company has announced that the United Bulgarian Bank is now using both Cronto and its Mobile Security Suite to safeguard its six-month-old mobile banking app. “We want to improve and expand the use of our digital channels, especially mobile,” said Iliyana Voynova, the…

BioCatch Goes Live On ForgeRock Marketplace

BioCatch Goes Live On ForgeRock Marketplace

“Our partnership with BioCatch eliminates the complexity involved when implementing behavioral biometrics.” – Ben Goodman, Senior Vice President of Global Strategy and Innovation, ForgeRock BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics platform is now officially available through the ForgeRock Marketplace, the company has announced. It’s a development that has been in the works for several months. During the Gartner…

FIDO, EMVco and W3C Assemble Web Payment Security Interest Group

FIDO, EMVco and W3C Assemble Web Payment Security Interest Group

“This could prove to be an important step forward in online security as more and more payment transactions are performed over online channels.” The biggest industry associations in the fields of payments, the internet, and authentication have announced a new cross-industry interest group aimed at fostering security and interoperability for online payments. The groups involved…

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…

Nok Nok and FIDO Receive Industry Recognition for Digital Security Contributions

Nok Nok and FIDO Receive Industry Recognition for Digital Security Contributions

Nok Nok Labs is celebrating a glowing start to 2019 after a string of major industry accolades. The run began with the 2019 GLOMO Awards, where Nok Nok’s S3 Authentication Suite was named the Best Mobile Authentication and Security Solution when prizes were handed out during last Month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A few…

OneSpan: Most Financial Institutions Still Rely on Outdated Password Security

OneSpan: Most Financial Institutions Still Rely on Outdated Password Security

In recent years, more and more financial institutions have turned to biometric technology to improve security and customer service, incorporating solutions that range from voice banking software to facial recognition scans at ATMs. However, a new report from OneSpan suggests that it will take a considerable push to make the full transition to biometric authentication…

W3C Dubs FIDO’s WebAuthn Specification an Official Web Standard

W3C Dubs FIDO’s WebAuthn Specification an Official Web Standard

“News of W3C’s WebAuthn approval comes on the heels of the announcement that the entire Android platform had received FIDO2 certification from the FIDO Alliance…” The WebAuthn authentication specification is now an official web standard, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and FIDO Alliance have announced. The news comes almost a year after the announcement…

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…

IDEMIA Combines Business Units Into New ‘SET’ Division

IDEMIA Combines Business Units Into New ‘SET’ Division

“The company’s Financial Institutions, Connected Objects, and Mobile Operators divisions are all joining together to form the Secure Enterprise Transactions, or SET, division.” IDEMIA has announced further changes to its corporate structure, a little over a year after its last major overhaul. Essentially, the changes comprise the consolidation of three previously discrete business units. The…

Gemalto Reports Strong Growth from Identity, IoT, and Cybersecurity Activities in Fiscal Update

Gemalto Reports Strong Growth from Identity, IoT, and Cybersecurity Activities in Fiscal Update

Gemalto has issued its year-end results for 2018, showing modest growth despite declining revenues from its removable SIM business activities. The company reports revenues of €2,968,700,000 for the fiscal year, down slightly from 2017’s revenues of €2,971,700,000. But its net result, adjusted for the European Union’s International Financial Reporting Standards, came in at €211 million,…

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