online authentication

BioCatch Encourages US to Adopt a More Dynamic Definition of Identity

BioCatch Encourages US to Adopt a More Dynamic Definition of Identity

Endeavor Worldwide CEO Patrick Hearn has written a guest article for BioCatch that details some of the shortcomings of the US government’s approach to identity. The article specifically takes issue with static identity information like date of birth and social security number, which is often readily available to those who would use it for malicious…

MasterCard Lays Out a Consumer-Friendly Set of Principles for Digital Identity

MasterCard Lays Out a Consumer-Friendly Set of Principles for Digital Identity

MasterCard has published a new paper in an effort to build a more consumer-friendly understanding of digital identity. Restoring Trust in a Digital World argues that digital autonomy is a fundamental human right, and seeks to give people more control over their identities based on a set of principles that prioritizes transparency, security, privacy, inclusion,…

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…

Goodbye Passwords, FIDO2 Support is Here

Goodbye Passwords, FIDO2 Support is Here

Just a handful of months after the new FIDO2 authentication standard was first announced, robust support has emerged in the tech ecosystem, the FIDO Alliance has announced. Three of the world’s biggest web browsers – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge – now support the authentication standard, empowering end users with the ability to…