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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 500 behavioral parameters to authenticate users and identify cybersecurity threats.

The FIDO Standard & Behavioral Biometrics: Paving the Way to a Passwordless World

Mar. 2, 2018 | | by BioCatch

 Passwords are our weakest link in the fight against cybercrime. In 2017, 81% of hacking-related data breaches leveraged either stolen, weak or guessable passwords according to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report.

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Behavioral Biometrics: A Primer on the Future of Cybersecurity

Mar. 2, 2018 | Behavioral Biometrics | by BioCatch

Behavioral biometrics enables the measurement and analysis of patterns in human activities. It’s a breakthrough cybersecurity technology that identifies people by how they do what they do, rather than static phyiscal characteristics, like what they know, or what they have access to. It is the advanced solution for fighting cybercrime in an age when criminals have more access to our personally identifiable information (PII) and more sophisticated hacking methods than ever before.

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Why Businesses Need Advanced Identity Proofing as Fraud Rates Hit Record Highs

Feb. 16, 2018 | Identity Proofing | by BioCatch

In 2017, a record-breaking 16.7 million consumers experienced fraud or identity theft. And fraud rates are only continuing to rise, according to the latest Javelin report, 2018 Identity Fraud: Fraud Enters a New Era of Complexity. In particular, account takeover attacks, one of the biggest sources of fraud for businesses, saw exponential upward growth. Last year, instances of account takeover fraud hit a record high, nearly tripling over 12 months.

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Behavioral Biometrics: Securing the Digital Transformation in the Insurance Industry

Feb. 15, 2018 | Insurance | by BioCatch

Digital Journal recently highlighted how BioCatch behavioral biometrics are allowing insurance companies to undergo digital transformation with less risk to their business and customers. The article cited our recent white paper, Digital Transformation in the Insurance Sector, reiterating the challenges insurance companies face as they look to offer enhanced digital capabilities.  

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BioCatch Takes the Stage at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, live from StartUp Nation

Feb. 9, 2018 | | by BioCatch

BioCatch took the stage at the 2018 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, the largest investor event in Israel, to showcase our behavioral biometrics technology alongside the hottest tech companies coming out of StartUp Nation.

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Addressing NIST Framework Guidelines with Behavioral Biometrics

Feb. 4, 2018 | | by Frances Zelazny

Recently, there’s been an uptick in the adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, a set of guidelines aimed at helping organizations improve their overall cybersecurity process. In December 2017, NIST released the second draft of its Framework. Among the updates were two critical additions to the Identity Management, Authentication and Access Control guidance.

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