UnifyID raises $20M for its authentication technology

Digital authentication startup UnifyID recently completed a $20 million Series A investment led by NEA with additional investments from Andreessen Horowitz, Stanford-StartX and Accomplice Ventures for its machine learning technology which authenticates users based on data collected from a smartphone, according to a report by Techcrunch. UnifyID combines machine learning, behavioural biometrics, and continuous authentication by using data collected on a smartphone’s sensors (such as an accelerometer and a GPS) to build an understanding of who the user is, the person’s

Startup UnifyID seeks to eliminate the password with implicit authentication technology

Digital authentication startup UnifyID is seeking to eliminate the password system all together with a new technology that combines machine learning, behavioural biometrics, and continuous authentication, according to a report by Techcrunch. UnifyID calls its approach ‘holistic implicit authentication’, which works to establish an understanding about who the user is, which devices they use, where they go, which sensors they interact with throughout the day, as well as the way they walk and how they type. As users begin to