Eyeprint ID integrated into HYPR biometric security suite

HYPR Corp. has partnered with EyeVerify to integrate Eyeprint ID payment-grade biometric technology into the HYPR platform giving enterprise customers a powerful and unique biometric sensing modality to achieve increased levels of assurance. According to a company statement, Eyeprint ID uses any existing 1+ MP smart device camera to image and pattern match the unique blood vessels in the whites of the eye and other micro features in and around the eye and the firm says it is more accurate

HYPR integrates SpeechPro’s multi-modal authentication solution; welcomes Ann Johnson to advisory board

This week, HYPR announced a partnership with SpeechPro to integrate its VoiceKey.OnePass multi-modal authentication solution into the HYPR SDK. The partnership is commercial and technical as both companies’ innovation and security teams collaborated to ensure that HYPR functionality with VoiceKey.OnePass is turnkey. SpeechPro develops voice biometrics and multi-modal authentication solutions. The partnership enables VoiceKey.OnePass by SpeechPro as a HYPR-Secure authenticator and a recommended component of the HYPR biometric security suite. As a platform and device-agnostic supplier of biometric encryption, HYPR

HYPR Corp. and BitGo extend biometric authentication to the blockchain space

HYPR Corp. has partnered with BitGo, Inc. to extend biometric authentication technology to the blockchain space to secure digital assets, cryptocurrency, identities and private keys. The partnership combines HYPR’s biometric security with BitGo’s blockchain, a continuously increasing public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. Bringing HYPR’s decentralized biometric security platform into the digital asset space alongside BitGo will lead to improved usability and security across blockchain-focused use cases. “It’s astounding how often our enterprise clients request

HYPR to co-host information security meetup in New York

HYPR will be co-hosting a monthly NY Information Security Meetup next week with event founder David Raviv, who also happens to be VP of Corporate Development at HYPR, leading business development in the enterprise biometric security division. This event will be attended by CISOs, CIOs, CTOs, IAMs, enterprise security architects, and other professionals. The evening agenda includes a “fireside chat” by Mary Chaney, Director of the Security Operations Center for Johnson & Johnson, and presentations addressing topics such as user

Enacomm CMO compares biometric authentication methods, financial institutions exploring biometrics & more top stories

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Comparing biometric authentication methods One of the more intriguing stories this week was penned by Enacomm CMO David Anderson, in which he provides a detailed analysis of the various biometric authentication methods, including fingerprint scanning, facial recognition and voice biometrics. Banking Credit card companies such as Mastercard, along with Canadian banks, are developing biometric authentication technologies to enable customers to validate transactions both

HYPR releases biometric tokenization SDK

HYPR announced via its blog that it is now offering general availability of the HYPR Biometric Tokenization Platform, a new end-to-end solution for next-generation security. Any organization can use HYPR’s biometric authentication SDK to seamlessly implement next-generation identity management in any application. The SDK supports all compatible biometric devices, such as mobile phones and tablets, as well as includes built-in support for various biometric authentication methods, including fingerprint scanning, facial recognition and voice recognition. The HYPR SDK includes mobile and

HYPR Corp. names David Raviv the new head of strategic alliances

HYPR Corp. announced it has appointed David Raviv as the new head of strategic alliances. Previously reported, HYPR Corp. announced it recently named Dimitri Sirota as a board advisor. Raviv, the founder of the NY Information Security Meetup, brings several years of experience and knowledge in enterprise security to HYPR Corp. As an early employee of enterprise software reseller Herjavec Group, Raviv handled technical sales and business development. His previous affiliations include Proofpoint Inc., Code Green Networks and FishNet Security.

Popular trends in biometrics: a recap of the week’s top reports

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Facial recognition Facial recognition commanded the headlines this week, with some of the top stories involving this biometric technology. First, a UK police force used facial recognition technology to identify some 90,000 attendees at a music festival and cross-checking them against a database of wanted criminals across Europe, then in a follow up report, defended its use of the facial recognition technology. The

HYPR Corp. appoints Dimitri Sirota as board advisor

HYPR Corp. announced it has named Dimitri Sirota as a board advisor. Sirota is a seasoned business executive and industry expert in the cyber security sector, having guided enterprise products from inception to market, and on to hundreds of enterprise customers. He most recently served as SVP of strategy for the security and API business units at CA Technologies after the company acquired Layer 7 Technologies in May 2013. Prior to that, he served as chief strategy and marketing officer

HYPR Corp submits biometric OTP authenticator for FIPS validation

HYPR Corp. announced that it has submitted its biometric one-time password (OTP) authenticator, HYPR Token, for testing and approval of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 3 validation for tamper proofing. In submitting HYPR Token for validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), HYPR Corp. aims to provide government ready authentication and assure customers that the product is fully secured. As a U.S. government security standard used to accredit cryptographic modules, FIPS validation is considered one