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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.


Recent Posts

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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How Behavioral Biometrics and Machine Learning Are Reforming User Authentication

Jan. 25, 2018 | | by BioCatch

Behavioral biometrics and machine learning are fundamentally changing the world of authentication — for the better. Whether used for preventing account takeover fraud, identity proofing, or risk-based authentication in payment apps, together they are overcoming the shortcomings of the traditional authentication process.

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NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation: Moving Beyond Compliance to Real Security

Jan. 11, 2018 | | by BioCatch

Financial service organizations in New York are fast approaching the one-year mark of the implementation of the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation. The first deadlines hit in 2017, and firms were given a one-year transition period. By February 15th, CISOs must file their first certification report and by March 1st firms have to be in compliance with five more sections of 23 NYCRR Part 500.

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What Is Business Email Compromise? Lessons in Reducing CEO Fraud

Dec. 28, 2017 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

A CFO at a cybersecurity startup receives an urgent email from his CEO, who happened to be on a business trip at the time. “David, we need to transfer $40,000 to X this morning to lock in a discount price from this supplier. The bank details are below. I will be in a meeting so please confirm with me by email it was done. Thank you.” The CEO returns to the office later that day and the CFO proudly tells him that the transaction has been completed.

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