AimBrain whitepaper examines impact of GDPR on companies using biometrics

With GDPR set to come into effect in May of 2018, AimBrain and strategic law firm JAG Shaw Baker have published a whitepaper examining the responsibilities of organizations collecting, storing, and making use of biometric data. “GDPR & Beyond: Collaboration, Consent, Capture and Care in the World of Biometric Data” considers the implications of GDPR for companies processing biometric data, the role of consent for active and passive biometric data capture, and the future of biometric data beyond GDPR. Key

AimBrain biometric authentication app available for BlackBerry Dynamics users

AimBrain announced that its biometric authentication app is now available on the BlackBerry Marketplace to BlackBerry Dynamics users. The AimBrain Authenticator app incorporates voice and facial biometric verification modules and can enhance mobility security and improve enterprise workflow by replacing passwords with biometric data. A free pilot is available. “AimBrain is a timely and welcome addition as an ISV Partner, joining our rapidly growing developer and enterprise application ecosystem,” said Mark Wilson, SVP and Chief Evangelist at BlackBerry. “Biometric authentication

AimBrain combines facial authentication with iDENprotect security software

AimBrain has partnered with iDENprotect to combine iDENprotect’s software based hardware-backed security technology with AimBrain’s facial authentication module. Under the partnership, the companies will provide enterprises with an integrated ‘device-plus-identity’ authentication solution to combat unauthorized systems access and fraudulent transactions without requiring additional security hardware devices. “The partnership with AimBrain and its intelligent biometric solution creates additional contexts about the user, improving security and performance,” iDENprotect CEO Craig McDermott, said. “Combined with our superior authentication and trust technology, customers can

AimBrain patents process for improving accuracy in biometric authentication

Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS) platform developer AimBrain was awarded a UK patent for its technical process that enables greater accuracy in biometric authentication. The GB2539705 (A) patent covers a process that allows a user to be authenticated based on the way they look, sound and behave across a wide range of scenarios, by clustering distinctive data and generating a wide range of context-based templates for an individual. Based on several years’ research and development into deep learning and biometric modelling,

AimBrain whitepaper focuses on biometric identification as-a-service

AimBrain published a new whitepaper focusing on the benefits of moving authentication from on-device to cloud. The whitepaper, Cloud Authentication & Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS), emphasizes that BIDaaS offers the go-to model for a seamless customer journey, greater security and more accuracy in building a biometric profile of a user. AimBrain founder and CEO Andrius Sutas said that migrating to a BIDaaS model deliver benefits beyond simple cost savings when compared to today’s authentication processes. “Relying purely on device-based authentication

InAuth, AimBrain to deliver six-factor mobile authentication solution

InAuth and AimBrain have partnered to enable banks and financial institutions, digital wallet providers, payment service providers (PSPs) and other organizations to deliver up to six factors of authentication for their customers’ mobile transactions. InAuth’s InMobile solution enables clients to determine the trustworthiness of the mobile device itself, while AimBrain’s authentication technology uses facial, voice and behavioral biometrics to verify the identity of the customer. The companies’ complementary technologies will help financial institutions implement strong customer authentication practices, while delivering a

This week in biometrics industry stocks

As the biometrics industry continues to grow and expand Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to some of the stock stories in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of some of the financial news emerging out of the group of biometrics industry stocks we like to follow. – Might a new wave of government-based biometric business be about to emerge in Canada? Seems so. The trendy magazine Vice reports this week that, “For

Biometric ID firm AimBrain has closed its $5.1m financing round

London-based biometric identification startup AimBrain has closed its £4 million (US$5.1 million) Series A round, according to a report by B Daily. Founded in 2015 by Andrius Sutas and Alesis Novak, AimBrain’s latest round of funding has been led by BGF Ventures alongside Episode1, Entrepreneur First and angels including Simon Rozas, Chris Mairs and Charles Songhurst. The company will use the funds to grow out its ‘biometrics as a service’ offering, which is primarily targeted at financial services businesses and

AimBrain to provide biometric authentication solution for NOW Money smartphone app

Biometrics start-up AimBrain has signed a partnership agreement with mobile wallet and remittance service NOW Money, to provide the biometric authentication for its smartphone app. AimBrain’s SaaS facial and behavioural authentication modules will strengthen NOW’s security and give its customers a frictionless user experience, encompassing biometric access control and eliminating the need for password authentication. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with such a forward-thinking company as Aimbrain,” said NOW’s Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Baillie. “We are responding to a clear

Behavioral biometrics firm AimBrain raises £350,000

Behavioral biometrics firm, AimBrain, has raised £350,000 from London venture capital firm Episolde1, as reported by The Telegraph. Its security technology was developed to learn and track how a person interacts with their mobile device, such as the speed at which one types, how hard they press or where they swipe on the screen, allowing the technology to determine if the user is who they really claim to be. “Our vision of the future is that any device you interact