Global Enterprises and Merchants Unprepared as Fraudsters Focus on Rewards Programs

 Forter, the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced availability of the Forter Loyalty Program Protection solution to protect high value rewards programs from fraud and abuse, enabling Read more »

Weak Passwords Caused 30% of Ransomware Infections in 2019

As one of the leading types of cyber-attacks, ransomware is expected to dominate cybercrime in 2020. According to research, weak passwords were one of the most common cybersecurity vulnerabilities in 2019, causing 30% of ransomware infections in 2019. Weak Passwords Are the Third Most Common Ransomware Cause Globally Read more »

Do you take cards? Payment cards still rule in a cashless society

As the UK fast progresses towards a cashless society, consumers have made it clear they are not prepared to give up their bank cards. Research by IDEX Biometrics ASA has revealed three quarters (75%) of UK consumers are concerned about the UK becoming a cardless society, where they no longer have access to a physical debit card and could only rely on mobile payments. Evidently, UK consumers are actually more worried about the idea of a cardless... more Read more »

TIBCO and Ping Identity Partner to Deliver Advanced API Cybersecurity to Customers

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced an official partnership with Ping Identity, a leader in Identity Defined Security. Read more »

OneSpan Launches Secure Agreement Automation

OneSpan™ (NASDAQ: OSPN), a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, today announced the launch of its Secure Agreement Automation cloud solution to deliver a completely digital account opening process while reducing application fraud. Secure Agreement Automation is the first account opening solution to combine an identity verification hub, eSignature, workflow and an end-to-end audit trail delivered... more Read more »

Fingerprint Cards AB reaches 1bn sensors milestone

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) has announced that it has now shipped 1 billion fingerprint sensors worldwide. The Swedish-based company has played a central role in bringing smartphone fingerprint sensors to the mass-market. Having led major advancements to the technology, Fingerprints was responsible for driving the first integration of fingerprint touch sensors into an Android handset in 2014, with its... more Read more »

NatWest Bank announces a new biometric payment approval feature

NatWest has today announced the launch of a new biometric payment approval feature, which allows business and commercial banking customers to make payments of any size through their Bankline Mobile app using Face ID or Touch ID, without the need for a card reader – a UK banking first. The new feature also allows businesses to authorise multiple users to setup payments, which business owners can then subsequently approve on the go through their... more Read more »

Sberbank, Gazprombank and Digital Horizon create a leader in biometrics

Sberbank, Gazprombank and Digital Horizon announce that Sberbank has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Speech Technology Center (STC) from Gazprombank. Digital Horizon venture capital fund has also agreed to acquire a stake in STC. Gazprombank remains a strategic shareholder in STC and will continue to play an active role in the company’s future development. The deal is scheduled to close by the end of May 2019. Read more »

ANNA and GLEIF announce ‘go-live’ date on ISIN LEI Initiative

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) announce 4th April 2019 as the ‘go-live’ date for the new initiative to start linking International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) and Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) for the global financial industry. The initiative has been created to help improve transparency of exposure by linking the legal issuing entity (Issuer) to... more Read more »

Klarna launches global customer authentication platform

Klarna, a leading global payments provider, today announced the launch of its global authentication platform — an aggregator with multiple global and local authentication solutions. The platform allows multinational businesses, including merchants and other banks, to provide a simple, secure and personalised customer authentication experience irrespective of market, through a one-time integration. Read more »

Verimi and Signicat partner to deliver verified digital identity solution for European enterprises

Identification platform Verimi and digital identity solutions provider Signicat have today announced a partnership which delivers a better multi-factor identification and authentication solution across Europe. The agreement, signed today, includes the integration  of Verimi’s identification platform into Signicat’s Digital Identity Hub.  Read more »

Basewin Technology to Incorporate NEXT Biometrics` Aadhaar Certified Sensor Technology in POS Terminals

NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, announces that Shanghai Basewin Technology Co., Ltd. has started to integrate its Aadhaar-certified fingerprint sensor modules into Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. First volumes of the NEXT NB 2023 modules have been shipped. Read more »

Nuance Biometrics Security Suite Saves Enterprises $1B in Fraud in 2018

Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced Nuance’s biometrics-based Security Suite saved organizations more than $1 billion in total fraud costs in 2018 while enabling an easier, frictionless way for customers to validate their identities and access service. Read more »

MYPINPAD Launches Innovative Authenticator Platform with AimBrain

MYPINPAD, the global leader in secure customer authentication solutions, has launched an authenticator platform to allow financial institutions to freely develop PSD2 compliant solutions in a secure sandbox environment. The proposition is strengthened through a collaboration between MYPINPAD and AimBrain, a leader in biometric authentication for fraud prevention, the result being an unrivalled solution for banks and PSPs to seamlessly meet PSD2... more Read more »

ValidSoft appoints Mac Parra as US Regional Vice President

ValidSoft, a voice biometric and multi-factor authentication SaaS company today announced the appointment of Mac Parra as its Western US Regional Vice President. Mac holds a wealth of knowledge with over 20 years’ of sales experience in the technology and cyber security industries. Prior to joining ValidSoft, Mac served as Sales Director for seven years with Accenture, followed by five years at Parasoft. Most recently he served as the Vice... more Read more »


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