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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

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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Managing the Risk of Application Fraud with Behavior-Based Identity Proofing

May. 16, 2018 | Behavioral Biometrics, Identity Proofing, Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Our security walls aren’t as high as we think they are. There are holes, and cybercriminals know how to slip through them, undetected. Application fraud has become a number one problem for companies across all verticals. In 2016, more than 25% of identity theft fraud involved the use of stolen information to open new accounts.

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Mobile Banking Security: Overcoming Challenges to Give Consumers the Experiences they Want

Apr. 30, 2018 | Banking / Financial Services, Mobile | by BioCatch

There’s no question about it, the future of banking and payments is mobile. But there’s a major barrier to mobile banking reaching its full potential.

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

Mar. 2, 2018 | Technology | 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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