AMAZON GO – FRICTIONLESS COMMERCE, MOBILE FRAUD AND BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS?

AMAZON GO – FRICTIONLESS COMMERCE, MOBILE FRAUD AND BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS?

Amazon has described Amazon Go as “a new kind of store with no checkout required”, which essentially means that you won’t have to stand in line to make payments. The Go store works with the new Amazon mobile app that … Continue Reading

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING FIGHTING MOBILE FRAUD

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING FIGHTING MOBILE FRAUD

A recent study from LexisNexis indicates that fraud is a growing problem for online retailers, specifically the ones that offer customers a mobile commerce option. “Merchants are challenged on various fronts, including an increased volume of successful fraud attempts, a … Continue Reading

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORAL AUTHENTICATION IN THE ENTERPRISE

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORAL AUTHENTICATION IN THE ENTERPRISE

Adaptive authentication involves combining multiple authentication methods to provide the ideal compromise between convenience, security, and costs. This is more contextual in nature and rely on a more implicit form of authentication based on user sessions as opposed to explicit … Continue Reading

COMPANIES MOVE BEYOND PASSWORDS WITH HUMAN BEHAVIOR ALGORITHMS

COMPANIES MOVE BEYOND PASSWORDS WITH HUMAN BEHAVIOR ALGORITHMS

Great mention of Zighra in the CIO Journal from WSJ on Zighra’s role in behavioral authentication within the enterprise – Read more

GOOGLE SHOWCASES BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS AT IO

Behavioral biometrics or behaviometrics is a form of biometric authentication that has shown promise to address the continuous frictionless authentication problem by allowing the device to identify the user without the user doing any explicit authentication actions while providing a … Continue Reading

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS A CRITICAL SECURITY LAYER

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS A CRITICAL SECURITY LAYER

We are on the cusp of a global shift to change how we identify the individual. Smart devices including mobile phones, wearables and global access to cellular services have pushed biometrics as the new paradigm in user authentication and security … Continue Reading

CAN ADAPTIVE BIOMETRICS THWART DATA BREACHES?

CAN ADAPTIVE BIOMETRICS THWART DATA BREACHES?

In a recent study, CNN Money reported that 317 million types of malware were released into cyberspace last year. This translates to nearly a million new (or variants) malware every day. The article also reported that whenever a new attack was released, … Continue Reading

WHY ADOPT BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS AS PART OF YOUR MULTI-MODAL STRATEGY

WHY ADOPT BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS AS PART OF YOUR MULTI-MODAL STRATEGY

The next wave in biometric security is predicted to be the use of multiple biometric authentication systems for human identification. Multi-modal biometric authentication systems take input from a single or multiple biometric sensors for measurement of two or more different biometric characteristics to … Continue Reading

HACKERS GET ACCESS TO SAMSUNG PHONES VIA MOBILE SECURITY FLAW

HACKERS GET ACCESS TO SAMSUNG PHONES VIA MOBILE SECURITY FLAW

Mobile security researchers have discovered a security flaw in Samsung’s default keyboard on its smartphones which can be exploited by hackers to snoop around your phone. Hackers could potentially access the phone’s camera, read text messages, install apps and use the microphone to … Continue Reading

TIPS FOR MERCHANTS TO ADDRESS MOBILE COMMERCE FRAUD

TIPS FOR MERCHANTS TO ADDRESS MOBILE COMMERCE FRAUD

In 2014, merchants experienced nearly twice the fraud rate in m-commerce versus e-commerce. A recent study from LexisNexis indicates that the most common types of fraud through mobile are identity theft, request for return or refund and international cross-border. The burden … Continue Reading