Nok Nok Labs

INTERVIEW: Nok Nok Labs’ Michelle Salway at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Nok Nok Labs’ Michelle Salway at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

FIDO Alliance co-founder Nok Nok Labs has been enjoying a pretty good run lately. In a recent corporate update, the company revealed that it had seen a huge bump in billings for 2017, which it credited to mobile devices and global regulations that demand strong online authentication. But perhaps more importantly, the recent launch of…

On-Device Authentication Month: 8 Expert Interviews About FIDO Authentication

On-Device Authentication Month: 8 Expert Interviews About FIDO Authentication

Next week FindBiometrics and the FIDO Alliance are presenting the latest entry in our expert biometrics webinar series. On Wednesday May 30 at 11 AM Eastern Time, On-Device Authentication Month will culminate in this 45 minute live event featuring a FIDO update from Alliance Executive Director Brett McDowell and a dynamic panel conversation with executives…

On-Device Authentication Month: A Range of Post-Password Solutions

On-Device Authentication Month: A Range of Post-Password Solutions

Digital security is an increasingly complex issue that doesn’t lend itself to easy answers. That’s a big part of the reason that there has been something of a live debate in recent years over whether it’s better for end user authentication to be performed on an external server or on a user’s device. And while…

Nok Nok Labs Celebrates First Implementation of FIDO UAF 1.1

Nok Nok Labs Celebrates First Implementation of FIDO UAF 1.1

Nok Nok Labs is celebrating its role in the first implementation of a FIDO UAF 1.1 product. The FIDO Alliance’s UAF 1.1 specification revolves around key attestation – making sure that it’s a real device that is authenticating, and not some kind of virtual spoof, with the use of cryptographic keys. And that, in turn,…

ThreatMetrix Announces Winter ’18 Release

ThreatMetrix Announces Winter ’18 Release

ThreatMetrix has announced the Winter ’18 Release of its eponymous digital security platform. The platform now features a faster Digital Identity Network, supported by multiple data centers around the world. It also offers more detailed reporting options, and a JavaScript verification feature that allows customers to affirm that JavaScript code within the platform hasn’t been…

New Version of S3 Authentication Suite Features “Silent Authenticator”

New Version of S3 Authentication Suite Features “Silent Authenticator”

Nok Nok Labs has announced a new version of its flagship biometric authentication platform, and it comes with some considerable upgrades. Some of the improvements are focused on usability, with version 5.2 of the S3 Authentication Suite featuring new Dashboard, GUI, and command line interfaces to make deployment easier, with the browser-based Dashboards offering analytics…

INTERVIEW: Jackie Comp, VP, Nok Nok Labs at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Over the last several years Nok Nok Labs has proven to be one of the key pioneers of biometric authentication. The company was a co-founder of the increasingly influential FIDO Alliance in 2012, and has since made a strong name for itself with its S3 Authentication Suite, a Premium Edition of which was launched earlier…

ThreatMetrix Announces Smart Authentication Platform

ThreatMetrix Announces Smart Authentication Platform

ThreatMetrix has officially announced its ThreatMetrix Smart Authentication platform. The platform makes use of trusted device identification and push notifications for user authentication. And, as ThreatMetrix Chief Products Officer Alisdair Faulkner explained in a statement announcing the solution, ThreatMetrix Smart Authentication is also supported by “anonymized global shared intelligence”. Additionally, the platform now supports FIDO…

NNL to Enhance Authentication Capabilities of ThreatMetrix Platform

NNL to Enhance Authentication Capabilities of ThreatMetrix Platform

“We live in a post-breach world, where usernames and passwords are defunct”. Faulkner added that Nok Nok Lab’s FIDO-compliant solutions allow ThreatMetrix to offer customers “the industry’s most comprehensive approach to authenticating users securely and with minimal friction.”-Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix Nok Nok Labs and ThreatMetrix have joined forces to enhance the authentication capabilities…

MWC Americas: Nok Nok Labs Demos GSMA Collaborations

MWC Americas: Nok Nok Labs Demos GSMA Collaborations

The inaugural Mobile World Congress Americas is now underway, and attendees are getting a look at the demos previously promised by FIDO Alliance co-founder Nok Nok Labs. One of the demos shows off the potential of the GSMA’s Mobile Connect worldwide login service. The collaboration with Interbev uses the MobileConnect App and its attendant biometric…

NNL S3 Authentication Suite Now Compatible With Intel SGX Technology

NNL S3 Authentication Suite Now Compatible With Intel SGX Technology

Nok Nok Labs‘ S3 Authentication Suite is now compatible with Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology, the companies have announced. Intel SGX is a tool for application developers allowing them to protect key data and code by sequestering it into secure enclaves. Now, with Intel’s 8th Gen Intel Core processors supporting NNL’s S3 Suite,…

NNL Raises $8 Million in Series D Round Led By Motorola Solutions

NNL Raises $8 Million in Series D Round Led By Motorola Solutions

Nok Nok Labs has raised $8 million in funding from a Series D financing round, the company has announced. The round of funding was led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, and saw the participation of all previous NNL investors. In a statement announcing the latest funding, NNL explained that it will use the capital to…

Fujitsu Officially Becomes Value-added Reseller of Nok Nok Labs’ S3 Authentication Suite

Fujitsu Officially Becomes Value-added Reseller of Nok Nok Labs’ S3 Authentication Suite

Fujitsu has officially become a value-added reseller of Nok Nok Labs’ S3 Authentication Suite, the companies have announced. The Japan-based company will offer NNL’s platform through its Online Biometric Authentication Service, promoting it as a solution for large scale authentication projects. The partnership will initially focus on the Japanese market, but the companies say they…

Nok Nok Labs Says It’s Time to Go ‘Beyond Basic FIDO’

Nok Nok Labs Says It’s Time to Go ‘Beyond Basic FIDO’

With the FIDO Alliance’s authentication standards becoming increasingly well-respected and widespread, FIDO co-founder Nok Nok Labs says that for some organizations it’s time to go “beyond basic FIDO.” In a recent blog post, the company argues that industry standards “typically represent the lowest common denominator of functionality that can be agreed to across a large…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

The end of March is upon us and with it we must bring Mobile Biometrics Month 2017 to a close. For the past five weeks we have brought you special featured coverage on the topic of mobile biometrics with interviews, live events coverage, insightful articles, and our usual brand of industry news. Here’s a look…

Mobile Fingerprint Biometrics And Adaptation

Mobile Fingerprint Biometrics And Adaptation

It has been four years since Touch ID popularized fingerprint biometrics on mainstream smartphones and we are now close to seeing fingerprint sensor ubiquity on mobile devices. Recent research from Acuity Market Intelligence states that there are over 500 biometric smartphone models on the market, and what’s more: they are affordable, with many landing under…

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