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Research: Behavioral Biometrics Market  on Track to Hit $3.9 Billion by 2025

Research: Behavioral Biometrics Market on Track to Hit $3.9 Billion by 2025

The behavioral biometrics market is really going to come into its own over the next several years, suggests a new report from Allied Market Research. The firm estimates that the global behavioral biometrics market was valued at about $720.5 million in 2017, and that it will reach a whopping $3.922 billion by the year 2025.…

UN ICT Agency Certifies FIDO Standards

UN ICT Agency Certifies FIDO Standards

The FIDO Alliance has further burnished the reputations of its UAF 1.1 and CTAP with important new certifications from the International Telecommunication Union’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector, or ITU-T. The ITU is the United Nations’ ICT-focused agency, with ITU-T being its standardization arm. FIDO’s UAF 1.1 and CTAP specifications have now been accepted into the ‘ITU-T…

All Major Browsers Now Offer FIDO2 Support

All Major Browsers Now Offer FIDO2 Support

All of the major web browsers now offer FIDO2 support in some form, the FIDO Alliance has announced. The big news comes from a somewhat unlikely ally, with Apple having just launched a new preview version of its Safari browser that features FIDO2 support. Apple is notorious for not playing well with others and rigidly…

HID Launches Subscription-Based IAM Platform

HID Launches Subscription-Based IAM Platform

“The aim is to give enterprises an easier means of accessing and configuring HID’s suite of IAM solutions, which includes VPNs, email encryption, document signing, strong authentication mechanisms, and more.” HID Global has announced a new, subscription-based system for its identity and access management services. Called HID ActivOne, it’s aimed primarily at large organizations, with…

IAM Solutions Provider Embraces FIDO2 and YubiKey 5 Series

IAM Solutions Provider Embraces FIDO2 and YubiKey 5 Series

“The firm’s platform, CloudGate UNO, now supports the FIDO Alliance’s FIDO2 authentication standard, and ISR says it will distribute YubiKey 5 Series devices to its clients.” A major identity and access management specialist is poised to help spread the proliferation of FIDO2 standards through Yubico’s latest security keys. The company, International Systems Research Co. (or…

Consumers Blame Businesses for Data Breaches: Survey

Consumers Blame Businesses for Data Breaches: Survey

“…66 percent of all respondents said they were unlikely to do business with an organization that suffered a data breach in which sensitive information was compromised.” Newly published survey research is further highlighting the need for companies to protect consumer data. Conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Gemalto, the study polled 10,500 consumers on…

Trustonic Tech to Help Secure Rail Transport IoT Program in Korea

Trustonic Tech to Help Secure Rail Transport IoT Program in Korea

South Korean rail transport authorities are getting ready to experiment with Internet of Things technologies, and Trustonic is going to play a key role in their security infrastructure. The project is being led by DAEATI, a traffic control systems specialist based in the country, in collaboration with the Korea Railroad Research Institute and with government…

New Data Breach Regulations Produce Valuable Info from Australia

New Data Breach Regulations Produce Valuable Info from Australia

New statistics on data breaches from Australian officials suggest that “this problem isn’t going away any time soon,” suggests Gemalto. As the company’s latest blog post explains, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner implemented its Notifiable Data Breaches scheme in late February, introducing new requirements compelling organizations to notify individuals of data breaches that…

Thales, Gemalto Get South African Approval for Merger

Thales, Gemalto Get South African Approval for Merger

Just a week after pushing back the anticipated close of their merger deal, Thales and Gemalto have announced that they’ve obtained another regulatory clearance needed for the project. The latest is from South Africa’s Competition Commission, the seventh of 15 approvals needed from regulatory authorities around the world in order for Thales to proceed with…

BlackBerry Brings Its Enterprise IT to Healthcare Sector

BlackBerry Brings Its Enterprise IT to Healthcare Sector

BlackBerry is taking a deep dive into the medical technology sector with the announcement of multiple new partnerships. One of them is with OneBio, a firm that is building a medical data platform based on blockchain, and designed to give end users substantial control over how they share their biodata with other individuals and organizations.…

Yubico’s Latest Security Key Line is FIDO2-Ready

Yubico’s Latest Security Key Line is FIDO2-Ready

“Together, the devices offer a range of use cases while all supporting the essential authentication frameworks.” Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5 Series, and the devices in its latest lineup of security keys appears to be its most comprehensive ever. The lineup includes the YubiKey 5 NFC, YubiKey 5C, YubiKey 5 Nano, and YubiKey 5C…

New Partnership Aims to Develop ‘Quantum-Safe’ PKI Security Tech

New Partnership Aims to Develop ‘Quantum-Safe’ PKI Security Tech

DigiCert, Gemalto, and ISARA Corp. have teamed up to develop “quantum-safe” digital security certificates and key management solutions for the Internet of Things, the companies have announced. What does that mean? It’s an anticipation of the emergence of powerful quantum computers, which are expected to offer a level of computing power that allows them to…

Survey Says Businesses Finally Recognizing Need For Customer Data Protection

Survey Says Businesses Finally Recognizing Need For Customer Data Protection

Businesses are really starting to recognize the importance of protecting customer data, but are still struggling to implement effective digital security technologies, suggests new ForgeRock-sponsored research from Forrester Consulting. The firm conducted its research this past April, polling 400 decision makers across the US, the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, and China. It found that…

Exabeam, SecureAuth + Core Security Launch Behavioral Biometrics Solution

Exabeam, SecureAuth + Core Security Launch Behavioral Biometrics Solution

Exabeam and SecureAuth + Core Security have teamed up to offer a new security platform based on behavioral biometrics. The platform revolves around Exabeam’s Smart Timeline system, which scans online activity for abnormal behavior such as unusual login attempts and account switching. It assesses such behaviors into a risk score, which the SecureAuth IdP system…

FIDO Submits Token Binding Specification to IETF Editor

FIDO Submits Token Binding Specification to IETF Editor

“…token binding is already being adopted by Google and Microsoft in their Chrome and Edge browsers, that is has been included in the OpenID Connect Enhanced Authentication Profile, and that it’s coming to US government authentication standards including NIST SP 800-63-3.” An important security specification developed by the FIDO Alliance is close to becoming finalized. The IETF…

BlackBerry Upgrades Enterprise IoT Platform

BlackBerry Upgrades Enterprise IoT Platform

“…perhaps the most important new feature of the BlackBerry Spark platform is ‘Spark Intelligent Security’, a continuous authentication system designed to leverage a range of data including ‘geographic location, biometrics, time, and usage,’ according to a statement from BlackBerry.” BlackBerry is seeking to extend its presence in the web of the Internet of Things with…

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Semiconductors has announced a new security solution for the Internet of Things. Dubbed the “A71CH”, it’s an authentication chip designed for integration into IoT devices, in which it will sign a secure token for validation by Google’s Cloud IoT Core networking service. The device’s credentials are “pre-injected” into the authentication solution, while public keys…

Keeper Adapts Secure Messaging System for the Enterprise

Keeper Adapts Secure Messaging System for the Enterprise

“Keeper noted that the system can operate on Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android, and said that it’s FINRA and HIPAA compliant.” Keeper has adapted its secure messaging system for the enterprise. KeeperChat was first launched earlier this year. Envisioned as a WhatsApp-like texting service, the platform allows users to store messages and media in a…

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