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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…

OneSpan Fiscal Update Shows Strong Results

OneSpan Fiscal Update Shows Strong Results

OneSpan has issued its results for the fourth quarter and 2018 fiscal year, showing strong results that exceeded the upper end of its revenue guidance for the year. The Chicago-based authentication specialist saw revenues of revenues of $64.8 million in Q4, up 19 percent year-over-year. For the full 2018 fiscal year, OneSpan reports revenues of…

HID Global Was Top Seller on Temenos Marketplace in 2018

HID Global Was Top Seller on Temenos Marketplace in 2018

“In 2018, our customers bought more solutions from HID than any other provider, underlining the strength of its security offering.” – Ben Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer, Temenos A new plaudit from banking software provider Temenos suggests that financial services organizations are flocking to HID Global‘s security solutions. The organizations have announced that HID Global was…

New Yubico Report Finds Most People Have Bad Password Behavior

New Yubico Report Finds Most People Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico has published the results of its 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report, finding that while people are more concerned about digital privacy, many businesses and individuals have not yet updated their habits when using passwords to safeguard their information. “For decades, passwords have been the primary method of authentication used to…

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

“Because our patented method involves interactions with first inputs, we have also developed a highly enabling solution for interactions with augmented and virtual reality objects to provide access to immersive private environments.” – Mike Hill, CEO, SensiPass SensiPass, a Dublin-based firm, has announced a new authentication system based on mobile biometrics. The company already offers…

Timehop Data Breach Yields Valuable Lessons: FIDO

Timehop Data Breach Yields Valuable Lessons: FIDO

Earlier this month, the company behind Timehop, a social media ‘time capsule’ app that shows users their older posts, revealed that it had suffered a data breach affecting 21 million users. And while the attack was not particularly exceptional as far as data breaches go, it nevertheless offers some food for thought, as FIDO Alliance…

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