digital security

Millennials Are Lax On Passwords, But That’s Where Biometrics Come In: Study

Millennials Are Lax On Passwords, But That’s Where Biometrics Come In: Study

“…75 percent of millennials said they are comfortable using biometrics now, compared to the general average of 67 percent, and 58 percent for those over the age of 55.” Consumers are more concerned than ever about digital security, and millennials are leading the charge to replace the password with biometrics, suggest the results of a…

Peer Recognition Sheds Light on IBM Scientist’s Cutting-Edge Work in Digital Security

Peer Recognition Sheds Light on IBM Scientist’s Cutting-Edge Work in Digital Security

An IBM computer scientist is gaining new prominence as he works on cutting-edge identity solutions for his employer. At the recent Eurocrypt 2017 conference, Dr. Jan Camenisch was named a Fellow of the Association for Cryptological Research for his work in the field, Camenisch having published over 120 papers and holding 127 patents. The recognition…

ThreatMetrix Enhances Digital Security Platform

ThreatMetrix Enhances Digital Security Platform

ThreatMetrix has announced a new update to its eponymous digital authentication and threat detection platform. Processing authentication transactions on the “ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network”, the platform is designed to detect potential fraud and online attacks for client businesses. Now, with its “Summer ’16 Release”, the platform offers new authentication capabilities, including mobile biometrics on iOS…

FIDO Lays Out Watertight Digital Security Method

FIDO Lays Out Watertight Digital Security Method

The FIDO Alliance has laid out a watertight security solution that could offer users a high level of protection from digital threats such as the Heartbleed Bug of 2014 and the DROWN attack from earlier this year. The system involves advanced channel binding methods and, of course, FIDO authentication. ‘Channel-binding’ refers to the practice of…

Morpho Appoints Digital Security & Authentication VP

Morpho Appoints Digital Security & Authentication VP

Morpho (Safran) has appointed a new Executive Vice President for its Digital Security and Authentication division. Olivier Méaux is now taking over for Jacques Pantin, who has become the company’s special advisor in charge of cybersecurity, according to a press release. Méaux brings with him a wealth of experience in the digital and IT sectors. In…

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