Nuance launches AI-powered multimodal biometric solutions

Nuance Communications has released a new suite of biometric security solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), which includes voice biometrics technology as well as facial and behavioral biometrics. Nuance Security Suite applies deep neural networks (DNN) and advanced algorithms to detect synthetic speech attacks, as well as integrates facial and behavioral biometrics, to provide improved fraud prevention. By combining a range of physical, behavioral, and digital characteristics to provide secure authentication and more accurately detect fraud across multiple channels, the

ID R&D launches multi-factor, multimodal mobile authentication solution

Biometric technology firm ID R&D launched a mobile biometric login solution earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2017, marking the company’s first product. The patent-pending IDSquared combines a simple and intuitive user interface with behavioural biometrics, facial recognition and liveness detection. Designed to provide a seamless UX and improved mobile authentication experience, IDSquared requires users to type a word into the mobile device while looking at the screen. By doing so, uses reveal their face to the front-facing camera

SecuredTouch behavioral biometric technology available in IBM’s MobileFirst Foundation

IBM’s MobileFirst Foundation is now offering SecuredTouch’s behavioral biometric technology as a primary authentication option, according to a report by Financial IT. MobileFirst Foundation provides scalable, time-tested enterprise mobile middleware that can be deployed on premises or on the cloud. SecuredTouch technology provides a risk-based authentication by analyzing human-device interaction. By integrating SecuredTouch technology into MobileFirst Foundation, IBM customers can implement behavioral biometrics directly into their apps without taking any extra steps. Using more than 100 behavioral parameters including angle,

Behavioral biometrics firm BioCatch picks up Frost & Sullivan award

BioCatch has been acknowledged by Frost & Sullivan for its position in the behavioral biometrics landscape and its patented Invisible Challenges solution that helps identify fraudsters without compromising the user experience. The 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation is given to the company that develops an innovative product to leverage leading-edge technologies and is recognized as best in class in three key areas: understanding demand, nurturing the brand, and differentiating from the competition. “The financial technology

Appdome for BehavioSec enables mobile biometric authentication

Appdome has partnered with BehavioSec to deliver Appdome for BehavioSec, which enables mobile developers and mobility professionals to rapidly integrate advanced biometric and behavior based authentication solutions with current mobile apps without any code changes. BehavioSec’s behavioral biometrics solution works in real time, preventing fraudulent activity and attacks by verifying end users by their unique patterns while handling their device. The technology captures specific user information, analyzing details of the user’s keystrokes, press and sequence, as well as their device

NuData Security named finalist in SC Awards 2017 Europe

NuData Security has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2017 Europe for outstanding industry leadership in information security in the ‘Best Behaviour Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection’ category. NuData’s flagship product line, NuDetect, authorizes the identity of users based on their online, mobile and smartphone interactions. The solution collects the individual’s usage information and assigns a risk score to the user or transaction. The solution integrates behavioral biometrics, behavioral analysis, device and access intelligence and a database of events across

BioCatch to integrate behavioral biometrics into Experian fraud and ID platform

BioCatch has partnered with Experian to integrate its behavioral biometric technology into Experian’s fraud and identity platform, CrossCore, to help curb new account fraud for its users. The integration of BioCatch’s behavioral biometric technology into the CrossCore platform will boost security measures to detect fraud in real-time. The increased security measures could, for example, focus on the way users behave as they fills out an online credit card application — all without compromising the overall user experience or slowing down

iSign releases access platform with biometric signature and 2FA

iSign International released its iSecure Captive Portal (ICP) 2017, designed to provide users access to networks and the Internet via biometric signature recognition. ICP platform delivers complete protection with active monitoring and artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze user access behaviors, helping organizations to improve their bottom line through rapid deployment, seamless operations, and reduced infrastructure costs. The platform is equipped with an intuitive graphical user interface for managing users and WiFi access points (AP), reducing the deployment time by more

Mastercard to acquire NuData Security to boost IoT payment security

Mastercard said it will acquire NuData Security, which provides online and mobile fraud detection solutions using behavioral biometrics, according to a report by ZDNet. The acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, will see Mastercard integrate NuData’s behavioral biometrics technology into its fraud management and security products. The understanding here is that secure payments will play an integral role in the Internet of things ecosystem and smart devices. NuData’s flagship product line, NuDetect identifies authentic users over fraudulent ones based on

Mobile app uses hand movement to authenticate smartphone owner

Scientists in Russia are developing a biometric app which allows a smartphone to recognize its owner by the characteristic movement of the hand when answering a call. Developed by the Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Russia, InCallAuth will use data from the smartphone’s accelerator, gyroscope, and light sensor. The application takes into account three key parameters including the initial device position, the speed of the movement of the hand holding the smartphone,