Nok Nok Labs announces FIDO implementation for key attestation by major mobile network operator

Nok Nok Labs has announced an implementation of a FIDO UAF 1.1 product on Android 8.0 devices by NTT DOCOMO, the first of its kind by a major mobile network operator, according to the announcement. The implementation leverages Nok Nok Authentication Server to provide hardware-based key attestation, which can mitigate many scalable attacks on authentication protocols. “Key attestation can be vital to solving a core problem with internet security – specifically, how to tell a real device from a virtual

Nok Nok Labs releases v5.2 of S3 Authentication Suite

Nok Nok Labs has released version 5.2 of the company’s S3 Authentication Suite, which incorporates multiple different interfaces (GUI’s and command line) as well as a browser-based Dashboards that will facilitate building and displaying reports, according to a company blog post. Aside from usability, the new Dashboards will add some significant new functionality to the platform. S3 Authentication Suite 5.2 now supports deep analysis tracking the aggregate number of users, registrations, authentications, transactions and other key data points. Using reports,

ThreatMetrix, Nok Nok Labs partner to provide FIDO-compliant authentication solutions

ThreatMetrix has partnered with Nok Nok Labs to deliver integrated strong authentication and risk-based authentication solutions to ensure improved security and reduced user friction. Under the partnership, the companies will provide solutions that combine the intelligence of risk-based authentication with a standards-based strong authentication framework to organizations. ThreatMetrix enables accurate customer trust decisions for digital fraud and authentication transactions worldwide through a global shared intelligence network examining 24 billion annual transactions across 1.4 billion unique anonymized identities. These capabilities will

Nok Nok Labs, Intel integrated authentication solution enable secure payments

Nok Nok Labs announced that its NNL S3 Authentication Suite (S3 Suite) has been integrated to interoperate on the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology. This integration is a key aspect of a strong, hardware-protected authentication framework powered by the Nok Nok S3 Suite and enables secure, standards-based authentication for consumers. The NNL S3 Authentication Suite is a FIDO-certified solution and delivers FIDO capabilities to devices in which it is deployed. As

Nok Nok Labs raises $8M in latest funding round led by Motorola Solutions

Nok Nok Labs (NNL) has raised $8 million in a Series D financing, led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. The company’s existing investors also participated, including DDS, Inc., ONSET Ventures, DCM Ventures, Lenovo Group, Korea Information Certificate Authority (KICA), and DOCOMO Innovations. NNL said it will use the funding round to accelerate the deployment of its strong authentication solution across the private and public sectors including government, public safety and first responder agencies. Additionally, NNL will expand its channel infrastructure

Fujitsu to resell Nok Nok Labs’ FIDO biometric authentication solutions

Fujitsu has partnered with Nok Nok Labs in which the Japanese systems integrator will act as a global value-added reseller (VAR) of the NNL S3 Authentication Suite to deliver end-to-end FIDO authentication to the Japanese market and worldwide to its global customer base. Under the agreement terms, Fujitsu will leverage the Nok Nok solution as a part of its online biometric authentication service, which provides companies that offer online services to their end users with the software and servers they

Do self-driving cars dream of authentication protocols?

This is a guest post by Jonas Lamis, VP of Marketing at Nok Nok Labs. William Gibson is known for his quip, “The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.”. From my house in Palo Alto, CA, you can see that future bright as day. Every 15 minutes or so, a funny looking electric two seater dome-car will hum by. I mean literally hum. They must have embedded some sort of hum generator in the cars because otherwise

Nok Nok Labs developing capabilities that go beyond basic FIDO standards

Nok Nok Labs discussed in a recent blog post how its product and engineering teams are leading FIDO standards development, as well as mapping out and delivering capabilities that go beyond basic FIDO standards. The company said that all organizations should focus on several key areas while devising their approach to modern authentication, starting with assessing risk signals and building policies around those signals. According to Nok Nok, organizations should consider three areas when establishing policy-based authentication mechanisms. The first

Nok Nok Labs, Persistent to provide multi-factor biometric authentication for apps

Nok Nok Labs is partnering with Persistent Systems to provide multi-factor biometric authentication features for app services, making the login process more convenient and secure for consumers. Teaming up with Nok Nok Labs is Persistent’s latest move towards building out its digital transformation partner ecosystem with startups and technology innovators. Last month, Persistent Systems signed a development rights agreement with USAA to gain access to several patented security solutions for financial services which are currently in use by USAA. Through

FIDO Alliance protocol enables businesses to integrate mobile apps with authentication APIs

Nok Nok Labs revealed in a blog post that the FIDO Alliance has developed a solution that can help businesses integrate their mobile applications with various authentication APIs. The protocol could particularly be useful if Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 features facial recognition technology instead of the current fingerprint sensor, as it would prevent businesses from having to “recode, redesign, retest and rework their existing systems” to adapt to new technology. Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8, which is set for release in