Zighra unveils authentication and threat detection solution

Zighra has launched SensifyID, a patented solution that delivers a 360-degree view of user interactions and continuous proof of identity while preserving the privacy and security of the end consumer. According to the company, this is the first patented solution to run advanced machine learning and behavioral authentication algorithms entirely on-device. The SensifyID platform gathers device, behavioral, and environmental intelligence proactively to build high fidelity, on-device behavioral models that enable continuous proof of presence and analytics to authenticate a user’s

Balabit’s behavior analytics solution now features biometrics analysis

Balabit released version 2016.03 of Blindspotter at the RSA conference in San Francisco this past week. Blindspotter 2016.03 user behavior analytics solution features several new and unique machine learning algorithms to help security teams quickly identify hijacked accounts or unauthorized account sharing and to prevent large-scale data breaches or compliance problems. “Besides the existing set of several sophisticated machine learning algorithms, the new release of Blindspotter further improves behavior analysis by adding the capability of detecting scripted activity on accounts

Morpho named 2015 “Supplier of the Year” by Vodafone

Morpho (Safran) announced today that that it has been named the 2015 “Supplier of the Year” by telecommunications company Vodafone Group. The annual awards ceremony honors the best supplier performances and recognizes outstanding performance in supporting Vodafone’s operating efficiency and delivering greater benefits to their customers. Florian Lissmann, Group Terminals Commercial Director at Vodafone Group, commented: “The security of our customers is Vodafone’s highest priority. The SIM is a critical element in Vodafone’s mobile network security architecture. Morpho’s support for

Cyber Security Summit Europe

Cyber Security Summit Europe 6-7 April 2016, Prague Cyber-Mix for Business of Tomorrow Need to get out of your Cyber Security comfort zone? Attend the 6th Annual Cyber Security Summit Europe and learn more about out highly interactive program with 10 hands-on workshops will help you pin-point your unique challenges and needs in a variety of Cyber Security aspects: GRC, Threat Intelligence Management, Business Continuity Planning, Security Infrastructure Architecture, Cyber Crisis & Law Enforcement, Internet of Things, Cloud and Data

BioCatch Mobile biometric authentication app now out of beta

BioCatch announced that its BioCatch Mobile – which provides both authentication and threat detection across mobile banking platforms – is now out of beta. BioCatch first launched the eCommerce fraud prevention solution in beta back in May. The mobile app provides complete authentication and threat detection capabilities that protect users against fraud attacks while providing an intuitive experience. The app’s authentication function generates a cognitive biometric signature which factors in a range of physiological qualities, including left/right handedness, press-size, hand

“Human Factors” and Biometrics at DHS

This is a guest post by Chuck Brooks, Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. Inside the Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S & T) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a little known group called The Human Factors and Behavioral Sciences Division (HFD). Their purpose is to applied social and behavioral sciences “to improve detection, analysis and understanding of homeland security threats.” Biometrics plays a significant role in HDF’s research. Key areas of their research activities include,

BioCatch Flags Bank Fraud Attempts Using Physiological and Cognitive Behavioral Analysis

For Israel-based biometric authentication and threat detection company BioCatch, the way we do things says a lot about who we are. BioCatch monitors how people use applications, collecting data from a device’s keyboard, mouse, touch screen, and even gyroscope to create an accurate profile of the person who’s using an application, and – more importantly – detect when it’s an intruder. “Basically, what BioCatch does is we track human behavior – how people interact with applications and devices,” says Oren

NEC launches new solutions for detecting signs of unusual activity, utilizes biometrics

NEC has just announced the launch of MAG1C, a new solution for analyzing information from sources that include social networks, video and voice, as well as data from environment and scent sensors. According to the company, the MAG1C solutions include access control for user authentication, terminal verification to verify the digital signatures and reliability of video data; detection of altered videos, terminal verification software to check the reliability of surveillance camera devices; shared digital signage; large media analysis; as well as