FB pixel

Keyless biometrics certified for FIDO compliance by Fime

 

biometric digital identity verification for fraud prevention

Keyless’ biometric enterprise security platform has been certified to the FIDO Alliance’s biometrics standards, with testing carried out by Fime.

The proprietary face biometrics technology from Keyless is now among technologies from only seven vendors to have biometric software certified by FIDO. The FIDO Biometrics Certification validates the compliance of Keyless’ technology with industry standards for user verification and spoof detection accuracy.

“FIDO Alliance’s Biometric Component Certification Program provides customers with a standardized way to trust the biometric systems they rely upon for fingerprint, iris, face, and/or voice recognition,” states Dr. Rae Rivera, FIDO Alliance’s director of certification. “By achieving FIDO Biometric Component Certification, Keyless has demonstrated, through comprehensive testing by an accredited third-party lab, that its facial recognition technology can reliably authenticate users correctly, and detect various kinds of fraudulent authentication attempts.”

Keyless says its novel application of privacy-enhancing technologies to biometrics enable secure biometric authentication without storing, processing, or managing biometric data. The company also joined the FIDO Alliance months ago to support the advancement of interoperable standards for passwordless authentication.

“In today’s evolving threat landscape, organizations have a serious obligation to protect customer data from privacy and security breaches that could expose users to identity theft, fraud, and financial crime. We take this obligation very seriously, leading us to complete the FIDO Biometric Certification Program to ensure that our biometric authentication technology meets globally recognized security and privacy standards,” said Andrea Carmignani, Keyless co-founder and chief executive officer.

“Keyless satisfactorily completed our assessments, having a false acceptance rate of 0.00 percent with an upper bound of 80 percent confidence, which is less than the 1:10,000 limit (UB 80 percent) needed to achieve certification. Keyless software also detected the 500 malicious authentication attempts during our testing – indicating that Keyless propriety biometric technology far exceeds industry security standards for biometric performance,” says Fime CEO Lionel Grosclaude.

Fime has been increasing its FIDO testing services, with the accreditation of its Taiwan lab to the cross-industry coalition’s open standards for safe and secure online services earlier this year.

Keyless recently announced it has secured over $9 million in funding, and has signed a series of partnerships with identity and access management (IAM) providers.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

Huawei accelerates global digital transformation with digital ID, ICT and 5G projects

In recent years, global telecommunications provider Huawei Technologies has significantly ramped up its involvement in infrastructure projects aimed at supporting…

 

Move over, Armani: Italy’s It Wallet is the digital ID accessory of the season

Bravo to Italy for the forthcoming launch of its digital wallet scheme, clearing the path for a national digital identity…

 

Sumsub brings non-doc biometric identity verification to new markets

Biometric identity verification providers are expanding their market reach in various ways, including Sumsub’s support for users without ID documents…

 

Scottish Government emphasizes security of new platform for digital public services

Scotland is talking up the data security measures designed and build into ScotAccount, a single-sign on (SSO) service designed to…

 

Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania upgrade digital ID systems in concert with development partners

Zambia has carried out a major first step in its transition towards a modern legal and digital identity system, by…

 

Bermuda delays facial recognition deployment for national CCTV project

Bermuda’s government will not be deploying facial recognition capabilities in its CCTV system, at least for now, due to unspecified…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events