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Holiday Shopping: Linking to Gifts or The Trapdoor for Cybercrime

November 27, 2018 — Santa Claus may not be the only one coming to town this holiday season. As cybercriminals gear up to take advantage of of online shopping systems, here’s what you can do to stay cyber safe. With the holiday season right around the corner, both merchants and consumers need to make sure they’re prepared for a new wave of cyber attacks.   Robert Capps, VP at NuData Security, in his latest article explores how cybercriminals are using

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Biometric Update: Hackers Beware: Passive Biometrics is Turning the Tables on Cybercrime

October 17, 2018 — Say goodbye to passwords. Passive biometrics and behavioural analytics are changing the way users are verified online.    This Halloween, monsters aren’t the only ones out to get you. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, in his latest article talks about the inadequacy of passwords in authentication and how they no longer create a barrier against fraud due to their weakness. No matter how creative we think they are. However, with the rise of cutting-edge technologies like

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PaymentsSource: Point of sale attacks are a ‘point of no return’

September 19, 2018 — Cybercriminals are getting creative with malware for point of sale devices – and what you need to know to protect your data.   Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, in his latest article discusses how increased malware creativity and sophistication targeted at point of sale (POS) systems is leaving data such as credit card information exposed. The new malware targets system weaknesses that have affected many household brands in the last months. Necessary precautions need to be incorporated

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Behavioral Biometrics Strong Authentication Silver Bullet

Is High-Assurance Strong Authentication a Silver Bullet?

Behavioral Biometrics Strong Authentication Silver BulletResearch firms have been talking about a stronger version of Multi-Factor Authentication, but what’s it all about? Before you get too excited: there is no such thing as a silver bullet when it comes to increasing security or preventing fraud. However, we hear about a push for a new framework that claims to help online businesses gain some ground on fraudsters: high-assurance strong authentication, which is defined as a stronger version of the Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) system. The current landscape

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Deciding on Biometrics? Considerations for Organizations

behavior biometricsCustomer friction and dynamic data are key in choosing between biometric solutions Adopting biometric authentication: Considerations for organizations It’s no surprise to those in the security industry that the quest for securing digital transactions is increasingly complex. Cybercriminals are employing sophisticated techniques to impersonate real customers, going so far as using automation that looks like human behavior. Biometrics is a global buzzword and are either being implemented or considered by a wide variety of organizations to help authenticate customers for

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