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On-Device, Multi-Factor Approaches – and Better Tech – Can Thwart Biometric Spoofing: NNL

On-Device, Multi-Factor Approaches – and Better Tech – Can Thwart Biometric Spoofing: NNL

Nok Nok Labs is weighing in on the security of facial recognition authentication systems in the wake of recent spoofing claims from a team of University of North Carolina researchers. Using images collected from social media, the researchers developed 3D face models that could then be used for authentication, succeeding in their spoofing attempts with…

Biometric Authentication Report Argues for On-Device Approach

Biometric Authentication Report Argues for On-Device Approach

A new white paper is highlighting the value of device-side biometric matching. Commissioned by Nok Nok Labs, the report was drafted by PwC Legal, Price Waterhouse Coopers’ advisory service on legal matters. The report’s authors highlight the advantages and risks associated with biometric authentication. In a statement announcing the report, PwC Legal partner Stewart Room…

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

Today marked the occasion of our exclusive webinar event Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT, which brought together an expert panel to discuss the current outlook on the mobile biometrics industry. The webcast begins with Acuity Market Intelligence principal Maxine Most presenting her latest findings pertaining to mobility, biometrics and identity. Most then joined co-panelists…

VIDEO: Sensory, Inc. at Money 20/20

VIDEO: Sensory, Inc. at Money 20/20

At the end of October, FindBiometrics—in its effort to bring strong identity management to the end user community—brought biometrics to Money20/20, hosting the extremely popular panel: Biometric Identity & Its Applications in Financial Services & Payments. Biometrics weren’t confined to the stage at the Las Vegas conference, however, and Peter O’Neill, president and founder of FindBiometrics,  caught…

Mobile Identity Month: The Multimodal Mindset

Mobile Identity Month: The Multimodal Mindset

Versatility Mobile devices are powerful pieces of technology. Enabling an unprecedented level of communication via multiple channels and methods, smartphones are designed to capture our human experience and translate it to the digital world. When it comes to the context of our lives – what we do, what we hear, see and think – the…

HYPR: OPM Hack Attack Shows Dangers of Centralized Data Storage

HYPR: OPM Hack Attack Shows Dangers of Centralized Data Storage

In the wake of the OPM hacking scandal, HYPR is promoting its security solution as a means preventing such occurrences in the future. In a recent blog post, the company notes that the Office of Personnel Management lost the fingerprint biometric data of about 5.6 million people in the security breach, and asserts, “This is what…

Zwipe Joins aptiQ Alliance

Zwipe Joins aptiQ Alliance

Zwipe, a biometrics company specializing in fingerprint scanning smart cards, has joined the aptiQ Alliance Program, a global coalition of companies that has embraced aptiQ smart card security. As part of the group, Zwipe is now in a position to provide biometric authorization for users of aptiQ card readers, which are made by Allegion. In a…

Caller Authentication Moves To Handsets

Caller Authentication Moves To Handsets

A new multi-factor  caller authentication system could be a major tool in protecting call centers from fraud. The system, made by Authentify, is called Authentify xFA SecureCallCenter and is an SDK aimed primarily at financial institutions for integration with their mobile apps. Essentially, the system routes caller authentication through the caller’s mobile device. The customer…

BIO-key Demonstrates Mobile Multifactor Authentication

Mobile World Congress kicked off today in Barcelona, Spain, and BIO-key International is there demonstrating the latest advances in its mobile authentication ecosystem. Additionally, the biometric technology company is also showcasing InterDigital’s Multi-Factor Authentication Server (MFAS). InterDigital’s MFAS is custom built to meet consumer authentication needs for large scale over the top service providers, including…