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Natural Security Alliance Announces Two New Certified Proximity Payment Devices

Natural Security Alliance Announces Two New Certified Proximity Payment Devices

The Natural Security Alliance has announced two new connected devices for proximity payments. Dedicated to the use of biometric in payment, the Natural Security Alliance is a conglomeration of retailers, vendors, and banks collaborating to develop transaction security standards. One of the new devices is a microSD card called the WiBiMi, developed by digital card…

Two New mCommerce Solutions Demonstrate Natural Security Alliance Standards

The Natural Security Alliance has announced the launch of two new devices that that implement the consortium’s security standard. Particularly, the devices enable mCommerce transactions via strong authentication, allowing users to make payments with post-password levels of security, convenience and privacy. The devices are provided by UINT and Trust Designer. As with all Natural Security Alliance…

FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World Take Biometrics to Money20/20

Today marks the closing of Money20/20 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it’s clear that biometric technology has fully secured its spot as essential to the most innovative discussions surrounding the future of finance. All throughout the week major stories broke from the ground floor of the conference. EyeVerify chose Money20/20 as the public platform…

Biometrics and Finance To Converge at Money20/20

Biometrics and Finance To Converge at Money20/20

Next week in Las Vegas the payments industry will be converging on the Money20/20 conference. Running from November 2nd to the 5th, the event is expected to host more than 7,000 attendees including over 600 CEOs from around the world as they celebrate and discuss the newest innovations in money. This year, the event will include…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple’s Privacy Stance and Biometric Homecare

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple’s Privacy Stance and Biometric Homecare

This week at Mobile ID world we reported the news on everything from mCommerce and privacy policies to physical access control and biometric healthcare. Meanwhile in the featured articles section we kicked off Cloud Authentication Month with a primer. Speaking of cloud services, a new file storage app hit the App Store this week called…

Natural Security Alliance Welcomes Mobile Security Company

The Natural Security Alliance has announced that mobile security technology company certgate has joined its consortium in the fight for strong and convenient authentication standards. The Alliance was launched in 2013 and is comprised of a global network of companies dedicated to delivering mission-critical authentication and payment solutions based on secure elements, wireless technologies and…

The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged – Commerce: Mobile Primer

The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged – Commerce: Mobile Primer

In association with Acuity Market Intelligence and our sister site, findBIOMETRICS, the team at Mobile ID World is once again getting ready to converge on Tampa, Florida, for Biometrics UnPlugged. The second annual industry gathering to bring the thought leaders of biometrics and identity management together for a day of dynamic discussion and keynotes, this…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple Versus Samsung In The Battle of Biometrics

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple Versus Samsung In The Battle of Biometrics

This week brought with it more news of mainstream consumer mobile biometrics, with Apple and Samsung each taking their turn in the spotlight. It was also was a week of reflection as we took a look back on mCommerce month. Starting with Apple news, Apple Insider reported that each new iPhone and iPad version that…

Natural Security Alliance Announces First Member Meeting

Early this morning the Natural Security Alliance – global community dedicated to accelerating the adoption and ongoing development of Natural Security Technology based solutions – announced that its first ever members meeting will be taking place June 5th, 2014 in Paris, France. Along with the announcement came the itinerary for the day long event. An…

Industry News Roundup: The Power of Biometric Software

Industry News Roundup: The Power of Biometric Software

This week saw the launch of the newest smartphone from Taiwanese handset maker HTC and it came with a surprise. Unlike its predecessor, the HTC One Max, the new HTC One M8 does not have any built in biometric security functions. It is a surprise considering the two major smartphone companies have fingerprint sensors embedded…

Natural Security Alliance Releases Newest Specifications

After years of working with retailers, banks and vendors, as well as payment specialists, the Natural Security Alliance (formerly Natural Security) has released the newest specifications for its strong authentication standard. The Alliance’s standard details a secure and private strong authentication method that combines biometric verification, a personal device and wireless technology. This method is…

Authentication Alliances, Mobile Platforms and Smartphone Fingerprint Sensors – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Dec 9-13

Authentication Alliances, Mobile Platforms and Smartphone Fingerprint Sensors – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Dec 9-13

This week brought with it news that the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance made a formidable addition to its board of directors with the joining of Microsoft. The Alliance, which was officially formed in February to fight for open standards for universal strong authentication has had a year filled with high-profile members – Google, BlackBerry…

Interview with Cédric Hozanne, CEO, Natural Security

  Mobile ID World (MIDW): You just launched the Natural Security Alliance, can you please tell us about this? Cédric Hozanne, CEO, Natural Security (NS): The Natural Security Alliance is the natural evolution of Natural Security. Natural Security was created in 2008 with the objective of redesigning and enriching authentication user experiences while leveraging the synergies…

The End User Experience: Fine Art Buyers Flock To mCommerce Platform Wondereur

The End User Experience: Fine Art Buyers Flock To mCommerce Platform Wondereur

Mobile commerce in all of its various iterations is a major driver of stronger than password authentication options for consumers. One of the more ambitious applications in mCommerce has to do with mobile money and pay-with-your-phone solutions for real life transactions, but the fact of the matter is that even with the possibility of more convenient…

Natural Security Pushes for Biometric Mobile Authentication Standards, Starts An Alliance

On Wednesday, Natural Security announced the launch of the Natural Security Alliance, an organization that the company is calling “the world’s first open alliance dedicated to secure transactions based on wireless and biometrics.” The Natural Security Alliance is open and welcomes any organization or company in support of the development of a mobile and wireless…

FIDO Alliance Sparks Momentum – Boasts Over 50 Members in Eight Months

FIDO Alliance Sparks Momentum – Boasts Over 50 Members in Eight Months

The Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance announced today that since its founding in February 2013, is has more than octupled in size. Starting as an organization comprised of six members dedicated to replacing passwords with universal strong authentication driven by standards based open specifications, FIDO now has a membership of over 50 from around the…

Mobile Payment Security, Why PINs Don’t Work and The Biometric Solution: An Interview With Jean-Noel Georges

This past July Frost & Sullivan released a market insight report detailing the largest obstacle in the way of a mobile payment revolution: inadequate security. Thanks to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets there has been a significant increase in payments made via mobile device. However, the various authentication processes in place for card-not-present…