IBIA welcomes new members

Clarkson University, Hitachi Beijing, Liquid Inc, Telos ID, Typing DNA, and Vigilant Solutions have joined the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) as full members, and Charter Communications has joined as an affiliate member. The IBIA advances the adoption and responsible use of technology-based identification solutions to enhance identity security and privacy and to facilitate convenience and productivity for government, business and consumers. The organization includes the leading developers of identity solutions, academic researchers, start-ups with new, game-changing technologies and

TypingDNA enables easy identity verification for web apps with typing biometrics

TypingDNA has developed technology that expands the limited biometric authentication options not requiring specialized sensors or advanced hardware. Its approach works with existing keyboards, and can be used to protect any app by matching a short typing sample. TypingDNA’s cybersecurity SaaS uses artificial intelligence to match two or more typing patterns, which consist of “press and flight times” keyboard input. Typing patterns are virtually impossible to steal, and are also simpler to use for web applications than other biometrics, CMO

TypingDNA raises new investment in latest financing round

Behavioural biometrics firm TypingDNA has raised new investment in its latest financing round lead by Gecad Ventures with money also coming from Adrian Gheara, Alexandru Negrea, Lucian Todea, and Dan Mihaescu. The amount raised was not disclosed. According to a report in Geektime, the Romanian startup uses machine learning algorithms that authenticates users via “keystroke dynamics” or “biometric typing” to identify users by typing speed, movements and keypad pressure to detect remote access hacks or attempts by an unauthorized user