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Account Takeover Attacks Shot Up 630% Between Feb. and May: NuData

Account Takeover Attacks Shot Up 630% Between Feb. and May: NuData

As the means of digital fraud grow ever more sophisticated, the subtle art of behavioral biometrics offers a truly powerful defence, argues NuData in a new blog post. According to the company’s own digital security assessments, account takeover attacks have increased by a whopping 630 percent between February and May of this year. Such attacks…

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

Behavioral Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics culminated with an expert webinar on Wednesday, April 26. The presentation, moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, starts with the latest market research from Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence, providing an overview of the current behavioral biometrics market. Most is then joined by Ryan Wilk, Vice President, Customer Success,…

INTERVIEW: Robert Capps, VP of Business Development, NuData Security, A Mastercard Company

INTERVIEW: Robert Capps, VP of Business Development, NuData Security, A Mastercard Company

FindBiometrics recently dedicated an entire month to behavioral biometrics, the passive modality on the rise promising to change the ways we fight fraud and authenticate users online. As one of the leading vendors in this booming space, NuData Security, a behavioral biometrics company recently acquired by MasterCard, figured prominently into our featured coverage. FindBiometrics had the…

NuData Success Stories Demonstrate Power of Behavioral Biometrics

NuData Success Stories Demonstrate Power of Behavioral Biometrics

NuData is highlighting some success stories to show how its NuDetect platform is helping to protect its clients from digital fraud. One client, a Fortune 200 company, was using NuDetect on its main eCommerce website, but hadn’t applied the technology to its loyalty program, which was being exploited by a criminal organization using an automated…

NuData Nominated for European SC Excellence Award

NuData Nominated for European SC Excellence Award

NuData Security is a finalist in the European SC Awards, with its NuDetect behavioral biometrics platform nominated in the category of Best Behaviour Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection. The Excellence Awards are organized by SC Magazine, a resource for IT security professionals, and are determined by a panel of expert judges selected by the SC Media UK editorial…

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

While numerous vendors at this year’s ISC West security expo continue to demonstrate the utility of traditional biometric modalities like fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, a new kind of biometric technology is poised to take a growing place in the spotlight: behavioral biometrics. Based on the subtle behavioral patterns emerging from how users behave online…

Mastercard to Acquire NuData Security

Mastercard to Acquire NuData Security

“NuData has proven to be one of the pioneers of the emerging behavioral biometrics approach to security.” Mastercard is going to acquire NuData Security, the companies have announced. In a statement, the companies declined to offer the terms of the agreement, but both committed to the project of integrating NuData and its NuDetect platform into…

Behavioral Biometrics Easier and More Secure: NuData

Behavioral Biometrics Easier and More Secure: NuData

Authentication based on behavioral biometrics is easier and safer, argues NuData Security. In a new blog post, the company makes the case that behavioral biometrics is non-intrusive for subjects, and that the behavioral profiles it establishes for users are of no value to hackers. Physical biometrics, while offering useful identity data, could be vulnerable to…

NuData Teams with Arvato to Develop Joint Platform

NuData Teams with Arvato to Develop Joint Platform

Germany-based financial services provider Arvato has teamed up with NuData Security to deliver to customers an enhanced anti-fraud offering, the companies have announced. While NuData has reported strong client growth with respect to its NuDetect behavioral biometrics platform, this is a different kind of partnership for the company. The companies will work together on a new…

Black Friday Deals Come With Digital Threats: NuData

Black Friday Deals Come With Digital Threats: NuData

It’s Black Friday, and that means the holiday season kicks off today. Accordingly, NuData security is raising the alarm about digital security threats as more shoppers place orders online. The company says that according to an analysis of its customer base using its NuDetech behavioral analytics platform, fraudsters are working harder than ever. Detected fraud…

NuData Warns of Security Threats as mPayments Grow

NuData Warns of Security Threats as mPayments Grow

NuData Security is calling attention to the digital security threats emerging with the rise of mobile payments in a new blog post. Citing a Cisco forecast, the company asserts that by 2020, 11.6 billion mobile devices will be online, and that growth tracks with mPayment adoption, with Forrester Research predicting that mPayments will total $90…

NuData Celebrates Gartner Attention

NuData Celebrates Gartner Attention

NuData Security is celebrating some recent attention in industry publications, most notably from a recent Gartner report. The research note, entitled Technology Insight for Biometric Authentication, looks at the advantages of biometric technology for secure authentication. And as NuData points out in a new press release, the company is listed as a provider of multimodal biometric…

NuData Promotes Talent, Reports Growth

NuData Promotes Talent, Reports Growth

“In a statement announcing the new appointments, NuData suggested they would help to maneuver the company through a growth phase…” NuData has announced a couple of major strategic appointments that it says are aimed at adapting to substantial growth. Both are internal promotions. Randy Lukashuk has helped the company in development and programming roles and…

NuData Partners with Retail Crime Prevention Organization

NuData Partners with Retail Crime Prevention Organization

NuData has partnered with the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA), a US-based organization with over 3,000 members around the world. The partnership could offer NuData an impactful opportunity to promote its NuDetect platform, which uses behavioral biometrics and analytics—tracking patterns associated with keystrokes, mouse movement, and various other factors—to verify ‘good users’ online while flagging…

NuData Appoints New Business Development VP

NuData Appoints New Business Development VP

Behavioral biometrics specialist NuData Security has appointed a longtime digital security expert as its new Vice President of Business Development. Robert Capps comes to the company with over 20 years of experience in this area. He previously held digital security positions with network security provider RedSeal, and before that with Stubhub. Capps is also a…

NuData Wins 2016 METAward

NuData Wins 2016 METAward

NuData has received more high-profile plaudits for its NuDetect behavioral analytics platform. The company has won the 2016 METAward in the ‘established’ category. The METAwards are organized by the Merchant Risk Council, and are given to two companies – one in the ‘startup’ category, and one in the ’emerging’ category for businesses that have been in operation…

NuData Calls for Shift in Thinking on Fraud Prevention

NuData Calls for Shift in Thinking on Fraud Prevention

NuData is taking the opportunity of this week’s RSA Conference to call for a paradigm shift in how companies think about fraud prevention. It revolves around the kind of data used for authentication. Passwords and PINs, while of decreasing value as security tools, remain of high value to fraudsters given their utility in gaining access…

NuDetect Wins Judges’ Choice Distinction at 2016 Pay Awards

NuDetect Wins Judges’ Choice Distinction at 2016 Pay Awards

NuData Security’s NuDetect behavioral biometrics platform has won a Judges’ Choice award in the 2016 Pay Awards. This was the tenth year of the Pay Awards, which are hosted by Paybefore, a news outlet covering the payments industry. The award offers a strong validation of NuData’s platform, which protects clients’ online properties by analyzing online activity connected to…

Money20/20: NuData Showcases Improved Behavioral Biometrics Platform

Money20/20: NuData Showcases Improved Behavioral Biometrics Platform

The Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas is well underway, and NuData Security is there showcasing its NuDetect behavioral biometrics and analytics solution. NuDetect scans online activity related to clients’ websites for signs of potential fraud by analyzing a variety of metrics involving the unique, subconscious patterns associated with repetitive tasks like typing, scrolling, and so…

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