U.S. Army to deploy Plurilock behavioral biometric ID authentication solution

The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) will deploy Plurilock Security Solutions’ BioTracker continuous authentication cybersecurity software to protect the military organization against adversarial identity compromise. BioTracker’s deployment will add more advanced cybersecurity protection measures beyond the standard Common Access Card (CAC). The agreement follows Plurilock’s recent contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), which will evaluate BioTracker as a potential replacement solution for CACs. Both organizations will implement and evaluate Plurilock’s proof-of-presence cybersecurity software

Biometric Signature ID, NFp to provide ID proofing, fingerprint verification

Biometric Signature ID (BSI) has partnered with National Fingerprint (NFp) where it will provide virtual ID proofing and verification services. By deploying BSI’s patented software, BioProof-ID, NFp is able to eliminate the need for costly in-person encounters and provide its customers with the ability to authenticate themselves virtually in front of a Trusted Observer from any location in the world. BioProof-ID is a web-based platform that combines remote human verification of user identity, with BioSig-ID’s unique gesture biometric password solution.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, BioCatch to reduce company fraud losses

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and BioCatch have partnered to help companies across all industries reinforce their efforts in preventing fraud cases. As a result of the new partnership, companies will receive additional risk scores through the LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform that expand on the data typically provided by the customer by analyzing how the user behaves. During the application process, LexisNexis Risk Defense Platform monitors behavior and is able to discern between a real user and an impostor by recognizing normal

UnifyID raises $20M for its authentication technology

Digital authentication startup UnifyID recently completed a $20 million Series A investment led by NEA with additional investments from Andreessen Horowitz, Stanford-StartX and Accomplice Ventures for its machine learning technology which authenticates users based on data collected from a smartphone, according to a report by Techcrunch. UnifyID combines machine learning, behavioural biometrics, and continuous authentication by using data collected on a smartphone’s sensors (such as an accelerometer and a GPS) to build an understanding of who the user is, the person’s

SecuredTouch’s behavioral biometric solution prevents mobile fraud

SecuredTouch has released HUMANOBOT, a behavioral biometrics-based solution that seamlessly detects non-human behavior generated by bots, malware, and automated scripts as well as prevents fraud-focused emulators within mobile applications. The company’s behavioral biometrics technology was developed to analyze human interaction with their mobile devices. Leveraging this technology, HUMANOBOT solution is designed to continuously discover non-human device activity and automatically detect fraud. The system recognizes non-human behavior including scripted attacks, malware, and bots using advanced machine learning, correlating data from different

Aetna rolls out FIDO, behavioral authentication for healthcare data security

FIDO Alliance executive director, Brett McDowell, reiterated in a blog post a report by the Wall Street Journal in which Aetna’s chief security officer Jim Routh discussed how the company adopted FIDO Authentication to improve the security and usability of its online services for its customers, partners and employees. Aetna is currently in the midst of a multi-year rollout of its next-generation authentication (NGA) platform across mobile and web applications. With NGA, Aetna is developing new industry best practices for

Israeli startup Unbotify uses behavioral biometrics to dupe hacker bots

Israeli tech startup Unbotify has developed a solution that analyzes human behavior patterns to differentiate between bots and humans in order to prevent online fraud, according to a report by The Times of Israel. Unbotify’s product leverage behavioral biometrics — such as how long keys are pressed, how a mouse is moved and how a device is held — to determine whether the user is a living, breathing human being or simply a bot. Last month, the company came in

Synthetic identities: more real than you think

This is a guest post by Ryan Wilk, vice president of customer success at NuData Security, a MasterCard company. When a family member dies, there are myriad things to look after from closing bank accounts, sorting belongings and notifying everyone they did business with. It would feel like the worst that could happen just did – until you find out that your elderly relative had defrauded companies and individuals for hundreds of thousands of dollars! While that may sound like

BioMetric Signature ID acknowledged at Texas Bankers Association convention

BioMetric Signature ID (BSI) has been awarded the 2017 “Best of Show” award at the recent Texas Bankers Association 133rd Annual Convention held in San Antonio, Texas. The biometric ID verification software solution developer was selected from more than 90 vendors who showed exemplary marketing, presentation and activity during the convention. “It’s an honor to receive TBA’s ‘Best of Show’ award,” commented Jeff Maynard, president and CEO of BioMetric Signature ID. “There was lots of excitement from attendees who were

U.S. Defense Department testing behavioral biometrics

Plurilock Security Solutions, a developer of network security products and digital identification solutions, today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense will test BioTracker, the firm’s cybersecurity technology. Under a cooperative agreement, Plurilock will work with the Defense Department’s innovation unit to evaluate the firm’s continuous authentication technology for use in combat support. The company’s flagship product, BioTracker, continuously authenticates network users based on individual keystroke and mouse dynamics. Plurilock’s patented behavioral biometrics software identifies people by the way they