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

BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS IN MOBILE PAYMENTS SECURITY

BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS IN MOBILE PAYMENTS SECURITY

The market for U.S. mobile payments is expected to expand to $142 billion by 2019, according to recent reports by Forrester Research. Meanwhile, U.S. consumers have already undergone a transformation when it comes to using mobile phones and associated technologies. … Continue Reading

ANDROID FINGER PRINT SECURITY FLAW

ANDROID FINGER PRINT SECURITY FLAW

Mobile security researchers have discovered a security flaw in Android that could enable attackers to intercept finger print data, which could be exploited to bypass the phone’s lock code or to authorize payments. Though the affected phone makers have tried to … Continue Reading

BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS FIGHTING MOBILE COMMERCE FRAUD

BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRICS FIGHTING MOBILE COMMERCE FRAUD

A recent study from LexisNexis indicates that the number of retailers who offer customers a mobile commerce option has doubled in the past year — but m-commerce fraud is growing even faster. On average, for merchants who accept mobile transactions, … Continue Reading

ZIGHRA JOINS THE FIDO ALLIANCE TO ACCELERATE BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION

ZIGHRA JOINS THE FIDO ALLIANCE TO ACCELERATE BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION

With the average person having 26 password-protected accounts but only five different passwords, it is no wonder that ID theft represented 60% of all fraud in 2014. A constant drain on productivity and user experience – Passwords and OTPs represent … Continue Reading

GOOGLE APPS AND FIDO U2F

GOOGLE APPS AND FIDO U2F

Enterprises of all types and sizes are operating on, or migrating to, Google Apps for Work. Google has gone to great lengths to engineer security into its core solution. Yet in 2014, reports suggest 5 Million Google account passwords were compromised. … Continue Reading

STUDY INDICATES HALF OF APP MAKERS SPEND NOTHING ON MOBILE SECURITY

A new study from the Ponemon Institute, on some of the largest organizations in the world including Fortune 500 companies, has found that 40% of companies fail to scan their apps for vulnerabilities before making them available to the public. Furthermore, the … Continue Reading