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Yubico Provides Security Advice for Remote Workers

Yubico Provides Security Advice for Remote Workers

Yubico’s Chad Thunberg has some handy security tips for organizations that are trying to adjust to a remote work environment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) notes that many organizations and employees have never had to address this particular set of problems, and that they should be especially wary…

Nok Nok Labs Introduces New Multi-Factor Authentication SDK for IoT Devices

Nok Nok Labs Introduces New Multi-Factor Authentication SDK for IoT Devices

Passwordless authentication company Nok Nok Labs has announced the release of the new “Nok Nok IoT SDK”, the industry’s first multi-factor authentication solution that supports both standalone IoT devices and those connected to cloud services that utilize the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite. The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that by 2025 there will be…

Ping Identity Integrates New Tech into Intelligent Identity Platform

Ping Identity Integrates New Tech into Intelligent Identity Platform

Ping Identity has upgraded its Intelligent Identity platform with a slew of improvements that will help enterprises develop a dynamic Zero Trust security environment. The highlights include enhanced support for passwordless FIDO2 protocols and a handful of new technology integrations. With regards to FIDO2, the Intelligent Identity platform streamlines authentication workflows and makes it easier…

Biometrics and Politics in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Biometrics and Politics in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Biometric payment tech is once again a hot topic in this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s most popular stories, and there’s even a bit of politics in the mix, to boot. First, though, is the news of Simeio Solutions’ recently launched identity verification app. Dubbed the ‘Simeio Identity Vault’, the app relies on facial…

Iovation Study Points to Importance of Mobile Security in Financial Services

Iovation Study Points to Importance of Mobile Security in Financial Services

“…just as younger consumers tend to show a higher preference for mobile banking, those in the 18-34 age range tend to prefer using the biometric authentication capabilities of those devices, whereas older survey respondents showed more of a preference for security questions.” Customers are increasingly accessing financial services on mobile devices, and providers need to…

Secret Double Octopus Authentication Server Receives FIDO2 Certification

Secret Double Octopus Authentication Server Receives FIDO2 Certification

Secret Double Octopus has announced that its Octopus Authentication Server v4.0 has officially received FIDO2 certification. Secret Double Octopus specializes in passwordless authentication for the enterprise, delivering security solutions that allow companies to leverage biometrics, mobile devices, and FIDO security keys to protect company assets. To that end, the Octopus Authentication Server allows employees to…

Signicat Expands Reach with New Partners and New API

Signicat Expands Reach with New Partners and New API

Signicat’s identity verification services are now available in more than 208 countries around the world. The company has also rebuilt its API to make it easier to integrate new digital identity verification methods into its flagship Signicat Digital Identity Platform. The news suggests that Signicat is already seeing a return after its recent acquisition of…

Uniken Provides REL-ID for everis Clients

Uniken Provides REL-ID for everis Clients

Uniken and everis have formed a partnership that will make the former’s REL-ID authentication solution available to everis clients around the world. REL-ID is a multi-channel solution that authenticates customers who call into a company’s Contact Center, and does so without the need to exchange any Personally Identifiable Information (PII). REL-ID offers secure multi-factor authentication…

OneSpan Teams with Avaloq to Make Banking More Secure

OneSpan Teams with Avaloq to Make Banking More Secure

Avaloq and OneSpan are joining forces in an effort to deliver better anti-fraud services to financial institutions. Specifically, Avaloq will be integrating OneSpan solutions into its cloud-based security platform, making it easier for banks to introduce features like mobile authentication, transaction signing, and multi-factor authentication through open APIs.  “Avaloq is a strategic fit given our…

IXDen Launches MFA Platform for IoT Devices

IXDen Launches MFA Platform for IoT Devices

Israel’s IXDen is releasing a new software solution that will allow customers to protect a range of IoT devices with post-password authentication. Dubbed IXDen Smart Homes, the platform can be installed on virtually any smart device – including smart thermostats, smart routers, and smart cameras – securing them with multi-factor authentication that guards against cyberattacks…

Transparency Market Research Forecasts Big Growth for IDaaS Market

Transparency Market Research Forecasts Big Growth for IDaaS Market

A new report from Transparency Market Research (TMR) predicts that the Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) market will hit $26.2 billion by 2027, with a CAGR of 26 percent during that period. The increasing demand for authentication and document verification technology is expected to fuel much of that growth as technology allows for the creation of more secure…

TypingDNA MFA Combines Behavioral Biometrics and OTP

TypingDNA MFA Combines Behavioral Biometrics and OTP

“This unique MFA solution is fully customizable and easy to scale so small businesses and large corporations can equally benefit from it.” – Raul Popa, CEO, TypingDNA TypingDNA is adding an extra layer of security to its keystroke biometrics platform. The company has announced the launch of TypingDNA MFA, a multifactor authentication solution that combines…

HID Global Launches New Cloud-Based IAM Platform

HID Global Launches New Cloud-Based IAM Platform

HID Global has announced the launch of a new cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) platform. Dubbed the HID Authentication Service, the platform is intended as a comprehensive security solution that will make it easier for other organizations to comply with new regulatory standards like GDPR, PSD2, and the California Privacy Act. The Authentication Service…

Kony Enhances its Quantum Platform with Okta’s Adaptive MFA

Kony Enhances its Quantum Platform with Okta’s Adaptive MFA

Kony has formed a partnership with Okta to simplify the identity management process for new and existing Kony customers. Under the terms of the agreement, Kony will be integrating Okta’s security products into its Kony Quantum low code development platform, as well as its Kony DBX digital banking suite. For Kony Quantum users, the highlight…

Okta Joins Forces with Secret Double Octopus

Okta Joins Forces with Secret Double Octopus

Secret Double Octopus has formed a partnership with Okta to deliver password-free authentication and identity services to enterprise-level clients. The joint solution will leverage Okta Verify and provide security coverage across a customer’s entire network.     “Okta enables every organization to use any technology,” said Okta VP Chuck Fontana. “In today’s hybrid IT environments, that…

Mobile Focused Enhancements Coming to BioConnect’s Access Control Platform

Mobile Focused Enhancements Coming to BioConnect’s Access Control Platform

“Enterprises care most about protecting their most valuable assets – their people, data and IP. The physical security systems of yesterday don’t have the intelligence and security that is demanded in today’s workplace.” – Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect BioConnect is offering a sneak preview of planned enhancements to its biometric access control offering, with a…

Financial Institutions Still Rely on Vulnerable Password Security: Report

Financial Institutions Still Rely on Vulnerable Password Security: Report

In recent years, more and more financial institutions have turned to biometric technology to improve security and customer service, incorporating solutions that range from voice banking software to facial recognition scans at ATMs. However, a new report from OneSpan suggests that it will take a considerable push to make the full transition to biometric authentication…

BioConnect is the Latest Biometrics Specialist to Join the ForgeRock Platform

BioConnect is the Latest Biometrics Specialist to Join the ForgeRock Platform

“Our integration with ForgeRock helps bring a true biometric based trusted identity to a leading Identity and Access Management platform.” – Rob Douglas, Chairman & CEO, BioConnect BioConnect has become the latest biometric security specialist to join the ForgeRock platform. ForgeRock offers a portfolio of curated security solutions to its client network, and has proven…

Onfido Grabs Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Onfido Grabs Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Onfido’s Identity Verification Engine nabbed three prizes at the 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. The haul includes a silver medal in the Fraud Prevention category, and bronze medals for Artificial Intelligence Security and Multi-Factor Authentication.  The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are presented by Cybersecurity Insiders, and are determined with input from the broader cybersecurity community. They were…

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