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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.

What it Means to Be an American

Nov. 19, 2018 | Cybersecurity | by Frances Zelazny

Last week marked a watershed Election Day in America, but for those of you expecting a political analysis of what transpired, you will be sorely disappointed; for what I want to talk about is identity. Identity from an American point of view. Identity in the context of a crisis that we are facing in this country, which rears its ugly head in so many different ways.

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How to Defend Against Fraud via Open Banking APIs

Nov. 5, 2018 | | by BioCatch

Under PSD2, European financial institutions must allow third-party payments providers (TPPs) to connect to their internal systems through open banking APIs. PSD2 is a big step forward for payments innovation and customer experience, but many FIs do not currently have the security solutions they need to monitor TPPs for banking risk.

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4 Tactics Fraudsters Use to Defeat Device ID

Oct. 25, 2018 | Identity Proofing, Continuous Authentication, Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

Device ID was one of the first methods organizations used to prevent fraud and authenticate users. It’s still in widespread use, but device authentication isn’t nearly as strong an identity solution as many think.

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User and Entity Behavior Analytics vs. Behavioral Biometrics: Comparing Two Security Solutions

Oct. 17, 2018 | Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Monitoring user behavior is one of the best ways to detect cyber attacks and fraud in real time. In recent years, user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) and behavioral biometrics have emerged as two promising fields in the world of cybersecurity. Though both focus on detecting anomalous user behavior, there are critical differences between the two.

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Combating Digital Fraud in APAC: Q&A with Richard Booth, Head of Sales, APAC

Oct. 12, 2018 | Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

Cybercriminals are using new attack vectors and techniques, and the epidemic is reaching all four corners of the earth. Digital fraud in APAC, in particular, is set to be a rising threat. In this Q&A, Richard Booth, BioCatch Head of Sales in APAC, shares his thoughts on 2018 cybersecurity trends in the Asia-Pacific region, with a special focus on Australia.

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Webinar Recap: How Financial Institutions Can Improve Their Cyber Security ROI

Oct. 3, 2018 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

Balancing fraud risk with the cost of information security investments is one of the toughest challenges chief financial officers (CFO) face. CFOs need to invest in technology that stops fraudsters and protects company assets, but budget challenges don’t allow for unfettered spending.

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