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BioCatch is a digital identity 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.

The GAO Online Identity Report: New Digital Identity Guidelines for the Public and Private Sectors

Jul. 11, 2019 | Digital Identity | by BioCatch

In May 2019, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), released the report “Federal Agencies Need to Strengthen Online Identity Verification Processes.” The report has far reaching implications for digital identity standards for both the public and private sectors. In this blog we analyze the report, how it influences the private sector and how to apply a risk-based approach to meet the overhauled digital identity guidelines. 

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Advantages of Behavioral Biometrics: 3 Use Cases from the Wild

Jun. 20, 2019 | Behavioral Biometrics | by BioCatch

In 2017, BioCatch was recognized by Frost & Sullivan for New Product Innovation in Biometric Authentication, highlighting the company’s position in the emerging behavioral biometrics landscape and its patented Invisible Challenges™ solution, which helps identify fraudsters without jeopardizing the user experience.

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5 Types of Financial Scams and How to Solve Them

Jun. 14, 2019 | Fraud, Social Engineering | by Tim Dalgleish

I don't know anyone who hasn’t received at least one scam call already this year — I received two yesterday alone.  In the past two weeks, I've had scam phone calls from Belgium, Uganda, Senegal, Cuba, and Estonia and multiple from Australia.  It’s not surprising, then, that phone scams are receiving increased mainstream media coverage, and increased focus from regulatory bodies.

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The Promise of Behavioral Biometrics and Intelligent Authentication: A Q&A with ForgeRock’s Ben Goodman

Jun. 6, 2019 | Authentication | by BioCatch

Earlier this year, BioCatch announced that our digital identity solution is now available on the ForgeRock Marketplace. Combining BioCatch’s industry-leading solution with ForgeRock’s intelligent authentication technology makes it easy for ForgeRock clients to implement passive authentication, prevent account takeover attacks, and provide a better customer identity and access management experience. Other benefits include greater consistency and visibility across multiple digital channels, as the solution supports both web and mobile applications.

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Alternatives to OTP Security and the Rise of Customer Experience

May. 30, 2019 | Authentication, Technology, Continuous Authentication | by BioCatch

Despite their known vulnerabilities, one-time passwords remain one of the most widely used forms of two-factor authentication. From SIM swaps to phishing, malware, and a whole host of man-in-the-middle attacks, weaknesses in OTP security are putting customers, and businesses, at great risk.

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Digital Identity, Security & Biometrics — 3 Key Trends

May. 21, 2019 | | by Frances Zelazny

On May 1, 1999, I began my career in the biometrics and identity industry at an unknown, fledgling company called Visionics that was promoting facial recognition in a shrink-wrapped box to allow people to log onto their PCs safely.

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