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

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?

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

2017 is going to be the year of Behavioral Biometrics

2017 is going to be the year of Behavioral Biometrics

2017 – The Year of Behavioral Biometrics? 2016 has been a challenging year for politics, public sanity and celebrity longevity, but also, for individuals and companies, a testing time in terms of online security. Fighting against increasingly sophisticated and targeted … Continue Reading

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

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