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BioCatch is a cybersecurity company that delivers behavioral biometrics, analyzing human-device interactions
to protect users and data. See how our customers employ our cloud-based solution to proactively collect and
analyze more than 2000 behavioral parameters to authenticate users and identify cybersecurity threats.

Preparing for PSD2 Compliance: Understanding Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)

Jul. 9, 2018 | Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Earlier this month, The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued new guidance on the implementation of the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA).

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How to Verify Identity Online: 6 Steps for an Identity Proofing Strategy

Jul. 6, 2018 | Authentication, Identity Proofing, Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Traditional online identity verification solutions are failing to stand up to today’s fraudsters. In 2016, more than 25% of identity theft fraud involved the use of stolen information to open new accounts.

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To Step Up or Not to Step Up: Reducing Friction with Continuous Authentication

Jun. 25, 2018 | Authentication, Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Nothing is more frustrating to consumers than having to re-authenticate an account in the middle of a transaction. Traveling and need to make a purchase from a new location? Shopping online from a different device? These legitimate transactions are often flagged for fraud and require customers to have to complete step-up authentication, adding yet another unnecessary step in their online shopping journey.

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Behavioral Biometrics in a PSD2 World

May. 31, 2018 | Authentication, Technology | by BioCatch

The financial services industry is in the midst of sweeping change. Earlier this year, we saw one of the latest shifts with the introduction of the European Union’s revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

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Why Device ID Is Not Identity

May. 24, 2018 | Authentication, Identity Proofing | by BioCatch

Businesses regularly use device identity for fraud prevention and to authenticate users. Browsing the web on your cell phone? These solutions collect information on your mobile provider, phone model, internet connection and other data to link your unique device back to you.

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Cybersecurity in Latin America:  Q&A with  Zohar Elnekave

May. 21, 2018 | Cybersecurity, Behavioral Biometrics | by BioCatch

In recent years, the global financial sector has experienced a significant surge in new types of fraud and cybercrime. Breaking it down to geographic regions, we see that these dynamics are influenced by a wide array of factors such as the political setting, financial practices, IT structures and the regulatory environment.

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