Decentralized AI and Privacy

Decentralized AI and Privacy

A couple years ago, the personal information of 31 million Android users was exposed thanks to a popular keyboard app. The app, AI.type, stored this data on a server owned by the company’s co-founder, rather than on a secure server. The information … Continue Reading

Zighra Receives Patent for Continuous Behavioral Biometrics to Enable Passwordless Authentication

User behaviour patterns can provide the best key for securing devices like smartphones, but not if our data is still collected on centralized servers. Your smartphone senses your every move. Today’s smartphones contain accelerometers, gyroscopes, GPS, touchscreen, cameras and other … Continue Reading

Decentralized AI through Bayesian Learning

Decentralization is the new mantra in AI. Due to the explosive growth of mobile phones and other personal devices it has become necessary to deploy AI agents on small devices to provide better user experiences and protect sensitive personal data. … Continue Reading

Behavioral biometrics & FIDO: Laying the foundation for a password-less future?

Passwords have been an effective user authentication method for years. They’re familiar, convenient and, too often, easy to crack. To our disadvantage, we’ve become so reliant on passwords that we’re apprehensive to explore new vectors of protection, even at a … Continue Reading

Centralization Puts Our Data at Risk. Can Decentralization Protect Us?

The prevalence of major data breaches has led to a surge in account takeover attacks, where fraudsters used illegally obtained information to break into bank accounts and more. A study by Javelin Strategy & Research shows that account takeover losses … Continue Reading

The Need for Decentralized AI

Late last year, the personal information of 31 million Android users was exposed thanks to a popular keyboard app. The app, AI.type, stored this data on a server owned by the company’s co-founder, rather than on a secure server. The … Continue Reading

AI-powered Cyberattacks On The Rise?

AI-powered Cyberattacks On The Rise?

Modern AI-powered tools may be less terrifying than clichéd Terminator visions, but in the hands of the wrong individuals, they can still be pretty scary. Deepak Dutt, founder and CEO of Zighra, a cybersecurity startup, says there’s a high likelihood … Continue Reading

PINs, passwords and fingerprints aren’t as safe as you think

PINs, passwords and fingerprints aren’t as safe as you think

New research reveals that retailers could lose nearly $71 billion in the next five years on transactions, such as online or mobile, where the card is not present. PINs, passwords and even fingerprints are no longer a sufficient means of … Continue Reading

Social engineering in the mobile era?

Social engineering in the mobile era?

While cleaning up my spam folder, I noticed an email from Amazon.com with the subject title “ You just need to confirm your account”. Before deleting the email, I clicked on it to make sure I was not deleting a … Continue Reading

Privacy considerations for Behavioral Biometrics

A wide variety of behavioral biometric types are currently being phased in for use across North America, including both continuous and adaptive biometric credentials. With 2017 shaping up to be the biggest year yet for cyber fraud according to last … Continue Reading