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

How biometrics can fight synthetic identity fraud

This is a guest post by Kayla Matthews, a biometrics and technology writer. Identity fraud is a major issue today, and it’s only getting more advanced. You may think people who engage in stealing identities take details from single individuals and assume those personas. That practice still occurs sometimes, but synthetic identity fraud is even more widespread. The basics of synthetic identity fraud People involved in synthetic identity fraud take bits of information from various victims and combine it. They

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.