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Vancouver, B.C,
V6C 2B3

NuData Security

NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and analytics company based in Vancouver, B.C. Our technology identifies users based on their online interactions – behavior that can’t be replicated by a third party. We have proudly pioneered the field of passive behavioral biometrics and are tirelessly evolving to keep our clients away from growing online risks.

In 2017, Mastercard acquired NuData to integrate our intelligence into their robust suite of fraud management and security solutions in their drive to protect and innovate the digital space. Today, NuData is trusted by some of the largest global brands in the world to verify users, keep environments safe, and bring trust to the online space.

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3 considerations for building an effective intelligent friction strategy

By Michelle Hafner, chief operating officer, NuData Security You don’t expect to have to answer a security question or provide…

May 11, 2022

Entersekt partners with SA bank on ecommerce security with NuData behavioral biometrics

South Africa’s Capitec Bank has deployed Entersekt‘s mobile identity authentication feature, EMV 3-D Secure, which integrates NuData Security’s behavioral biometrics….

Jul 26, 2021

Too much data and not enough fraud prevention; biometrics and micro-identities could help

More consumers see one-time passwords, two-factor authentication and answering ‘secret’ questions as providing both security and convenience than biometrics, according…

Sep 15, 2020

More sophisticated ecommerce attacks follow improved bot detection, NuData report says

Basic bot attacks on e-commerce sites are being foiled in greater numbers by security tools like passive behavioral biometrics, which…

Sep 2, 2020

Entersekt integrates NuData Security’s behavioral biometrics for real-time fraud prevention

Entersekt has upgraded its platform with behavioral biometrics analytics technology from Mastercard subsidiary NuData Security for real-time risk scoring, frictionless…

Jul 8, 2020

NuData and TypingDNA behavioral biometrics rolled out for digital banking, online exams proctoring

Jack Henry & Associates has integrated passive biometrics and behavioral analytics technology from Mastercard subsidiary NuData Security to upgrade its Banno Digital…

Jul 3, 2020

Mastercard biometric payment cards leader Bob Reany to head NuData Security

Biometric payments security expert Bob Reany is taking over leadership of NuData Security, replacing CEO Christopher Bailey at the Mastercard…

May 27, 2020

Behavioral and passive biometrics argued as key to secure online user experience by BioCatch and NuData

Behavioral and passive biometrics are the means for businesses to rescue online user experiences from the friction used to secure…

Jun 26, 2019

NuData appoints company co-founder Christopher Bailey CEO

NuData Security announced today that SVP and CTO Christopher Bailey has been appointed CEO of NuData and executive vice president…

Jun 12, 2019

The biometric trust

This is a guest post by Robert Capps, VP and authentication strategist at NuData Security, a Mastercard company. During the…

Mar 21, 2019

NuData honored for its behavioral biometric tech in SC Media’s 30th anniversary awards

NuData Security, a Mastercard company, announced that its flagship product NuDetect was selected as a Most Critical Solution in the…

Feb 28, 2019

Mastercard to test behavioral biometrics for payments by customers of UAE-based telecom

Mastercard has reached a deal with United Arab Emirates-based telecom operator du to explore how its NuDetect behavioral biometric technology…

Jan 8, 2019

Mastercard to leverage NuData behavior analysis for untapped African payments market

Mastercard plans to leverage the data analysis technology it acquired in 2017 with NuData Security to address the potential of…

Dec 23, 2018

What needs to change to secure online identities: industry insight and predictions

Securing online identities is becoming a high priority for the global economy, and a major market for biometric and other…

Aug 2, 2018

NuData implements 3-D Secure authentication protocol

NuData Security announced today it has integrated the EMV 3-D Secure authentication protocol. The NuData solution uses layers of security…

Jun 13, 2018

Continuous authentication for securing online accounts

This is a guest post by Ryan Wilk, vice president of customer success at NuData Security, a MasterCard company. Summer…

May 31, 2018

Face and iris recognition advances could “cannibalize” fingerprint market share

Advances in face and iris recognition could soon “cannibalize” fingerprint market share for consumer electronics, according to a new report…

May 7, 2018

Report shows consumer comfort with biometrics increasing but uneven

A solid majority of U.S. consumers are very comfortable with fingerprint biometrics, but other modalities are only as comfortable for…

May 5, 2018

NuData honored for its leadership in fraud prevention

NuData Security has been awarded the “Best Fraud Prevention Company” award by FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes leading…

Apr 18, 2018

NuData research shows half of all logins now high-risk

Account takeovers increased by ten times from 2016 to 2017, according to research by NuData Security, which found that 40…

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