In June, Maryland authorities used facial recognition capabilities to comb through 10 million images and identify Jarrod Ramos, the suspect in the Capital Gazette shooting, which left five people dead. One public safety official described the technology as "a valuable tool for fighting crime."
But what are the...
Ovum Research and Entrust Datacard experts discuss the transformation of identity and where it is headed.
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Real-world examples of how organizations are embracing mobile and cloud platforms.
Ovum, a market-leading research and consulting business that helps enterprises thrive in the connected digital economy, explains why every enterprise should put stronger authentication service on their radar as a means of better securing their companies data and minimizing their fraud exposure risk all while...
Hot cybersecurity trends under discussion at this year's RSA Conference include artificial intelligence, facial recognition, protecting not just data but also knowledge, as well as rapid data breach response, says Chris Pierson, CEO of Binary Sun Cyber Risk Advisors.
Authentication innovation is still in its infancy, and most companies are still combining more traditional passwords and PINs with cutting edge
biometrics or contextual decisioning methods. The combination brings new capabilities to multi-factor authentication, but doesn't necessarily produce the best possible...
The digital shift is increasing the need for more sophisticated privacy and data protection measures. Several major institutions have seen their information security compromised in recent years as cyberattacks and fraudulent activity show no sign of slowing down. With PSD2 regulations now in effect, companies are in...
Before the Internet, customers who wanted to perform a bank transaction had only one option - a visit to their local branch for a face-to-face transaction. Now, in the "mobile age," customers expect that their bank provide secure and easy access to the full suite of banking services via their mobile device. The...
The arrest of 10 men in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly cloning fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar enrollment officers is once again stirring debate over whether it's wise for India to rely so heavily on Aadhaar for authentication.
DSCI is working with the FIDO Alliance in an effort to eliminate the use of passwords for authentication in India. But some security practitioners question whether that's a realistic approach that will prove effective. go
Voice biometrics: Is it good enough to protect people's bank accounts? Also, the ISMG Security Report goes to Belfast, Northern Ireland, for this year's OWASP AppSec Europe conference, including a visit to the Titanic museum - hopefully not a metaphor for the discipline.
RBI has mandated that all banks migrate to Aadhaar-based biometric authentication for electronic payment transactions by June 30. But some information security experts question whether the the technology can handle the potential volume of transactions.
Behavioral biometrics has been getting a lot of attention recently due to its ability to uniquely address the challenges posed by social engineering, account takeovers and malware. It is already considered the third most popular biometric technology (after finger and face) and tied with iris.
Nonetheless, as an...
As fraudsters continually refine their techniques to steal banking customers' credentials, IBM fights back with new tools that use behavioral biometrics and cognitive fraud detection. IBM's Brooke Satti Charles offers a preview.
Implementing a successful cybersecurity strategy in light of advanced threats calls for operationalizing three key principles: visibility, identity and risk, says Zulfikar Ramzan, chief technology officer at RSA.