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PaymentsSource: Biometrics and behavior analysis are needed to unmask fake identities

April 24, 2017 — Biometrics and behavior analysis are needed to unmask fake identities Lisa Baergen, director at NuData Security, guest writes this PaymentsSource article discussing the power of biometric and bahavioral analytics in order to unmask fake identities online. It could be a scene right out of Mission Impossible. You go online and buy consumer information on the Dark Web and then craft a new identity that can be positively verified, complete with authentic banking credentials and the world

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MobileIDWorld: What Are The Big Advantages of Behavioral Biometrics?

January 27, 2017 — What Are The Big Advantages of Behavioral Biometrics? Authentication based on behavioral biometrics is easier and safer, argues NuData Security. In a new blog post, the company makes the case that behavioral biometrics is non-intrusive for subjects, and that the behavioral profiles it establishes for users are of no value to hackers. Physical biometrics, while offering useful identity data, could be vulnerable to hackers when stored on external servers, and once compromised, assures “a lifetime of risk

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Biometrics and Privacy

Biometrics and Privacy

Account takeovers are increasingly affecting a growing population of online user accounts due to a confluence of threats, such as weak consumer password practices, frequent mass data breaches, and brute force attacks against web properties. The scope, scale and frequency of these online attacks against user accounts has demonstrated time and again, that companies can no longer rely upon authentication methods based on static elements that can and will be stolen, traded, and sold to the highest bidder in underground

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