Zighra unveils authentication and threat detection solution

Zighra has launched SensifyID, a patented solution that delivers a 360-degree view of user interactions and continuous proof of identity while preserving the privacy and security of the end consumer. According to the company, this is the first patented solution to run advanced machine learning and behavioral authentication algorithms entirely on-device. The SensifyID platform gathers device, behavioral, and environmental intelligence proactively to build high fidelity, on-device behavioral models that enable continuous proof of presence and analytics to authenticate a user’s

BioCatch VP touts behavioral biometrics as wave of the future

Behavioral biometrics is a breakthrough cybersecurity technology that identifies people by how they do what they do, rather than by their physical characteristics, what they know, or by the authentication technology they possess. Behavioral biometrics is defined as the measurement and analysis of human activity patterns. Historically, these have included keystroke patterns, gait, and handwritten signatures. However, today’s advanced behavioral biometric techniques now capture a wider array of human interactions between a device and an application, such as hand-eye coordination,

NuData picks up leader award from Javelin Strategy and Research

NuData Security has been designated Leader in the Innovation category in the 2017 Identity Proofing Platform Awards by Javelin Strategy & Research. NuData’s flagship product line, NuDetect identifies authentic users over fraudulent ones, at the time of account creation, based on their online, mobile and smartphone interactions by collecting their usage information and assigning a risk score to an individual or transaction. The solution integrates behavioral biometrics, behavioral analysis, device and access intelligence and a database of events across its

Socure to release new version of its beyond-human predictive analytics platform

Socure will soon release version 3.0 of its beyond-human predictive analytics platform, codenamed Sapphire, which features a modular design and includes a single API to accommodate digital to physical identity verification. The company has partnered with global ID authentication solutions developer AU10TIX to help in document processing. Available October 1, Sapphire features an ID-plus solution that includes several modular offerings via a single API to validate consumer’s PII (email, phone, address, date of birth, SSN, passport, driver license), correlate the

ProctorU releases automated AI-based online proctoring solution

ProctorU has launched ProctorU Auto, which the company calls the industry’s most advanced, fully automated artificial intelligence (AI)-based online proctoring solution. Having previously developed a full suite of online proctoring and identity management solutions for education, professional development and certification organizations, ProctorU created its automated solution to complement the current offering. ProctorU Auto uses sophisticated technology to verify test-taker identity with multi-factor authentication. Using AI technology, the solution then flags any suspicious behavior in real-time, providing a recorded test session

Defense IT industry recommends Navy ships use behavioral biometrics technology

Defense industry IT companies have recommended that the Navy use cybersecurity solutions such as behavioral biometrics technology to detect and prevent sea-based cyberattacks, according to a report by Defenses Systems. The recommendations come in the midst of the Navy’s official investigation into what triggered the recent collision between a U.S. destroyer and Liberian-flagged merchant vessel, which lead to the deaths of 10 Navy sailors aboard the USS John McCain. The Navy has not yet determined whether the incident was the

Plurilock expands U.S. locations, staff to meet demand for behavioral biometrics solution

Plurilock Security Solutions has grown its U.S. footprint with two new East Coast locations and additional staff to expand commercial and government market access to its continuous user validation cybersecurity platform. Driven by two new financial services clients and recent contracts with U.S. Army NETCOM and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), Plurilock has added offices in New York and Baltimore as well as appointed former U.S. Marine Corps combat engineer Neal Conlon as director of

Context for connections: improving security with behavioral biometrics

This is a guest post by Ethan Ayer, CEO of Resilient Network Systems. With faceprints, voiceprints and iris scans beginning to replace passwords in everything from police work to amusement park admission, behavioral biometrics is becoming one of IT security’s hottest trends. 2017 may finally be the year that it delivers on its hype. With promising contenders in Scandinavia to stateside biometrics companies being snapped up by the likes of MasterCard and others, the security race is on as organizations

HoneyTek Systems, BioCatch partner to provide fraud prevention solutions

HoneyTek Systems has partnered with BioCatch to provide fraud prevention and behavioral biometrics solutions to customers in Canada and abroad. BioCatch’s behavioral biometrics-based authentication technology analyzes the way people interact with an online application or device. The company has been integrating behavioral biometrics to successfully detect criminal behavior, preventing major financial losses in the past. “Given the trends in fraud and the challenges that our customers are facing, it is important for us to provide solutions that help them stay

Biometric Signature ID wins ID verification services contract for online mortgage courses

Biometric Signature ID has been awarded a three year contract to provide ID verification services for 90,000 Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) taking online courses and certifications. The patented gesture biometric ID verification solution, BioSig-ID, will be integrated into multiple learning management systems to improve user ID authentication for brokers and those individuals involved in the mortgage loan business. BioSig-ID is also designed to identify suspicious user behaviors. BioSig-ID is a software-only gesture biometric ID solution designed to quickly and accurately