White papers

Proactively collecting and analyzing more than 500 behavioral parameters, BioCatch enables real-time fraud prevention and continuous authentication. Learn more about BioCatch technology through a series of white papers.

Digital Transformation in the Insurance Sector

The widespread digitization of financial services is causing large-scale and sweeping transformations across various facets of the business, creating new growth opportunities but also new challenges and inherent risk. In the insurance sector, particularly, digital transformation is driven by new competitive threats, ongoing cost pressures, aging technology and increasing regulatory requirements. Put all together, there is a huge opportunity to modernize, to create new business models, acquire customers on new channels and create competitive and compelling customer experiences.

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Deconstructing the Cyberpsychology Behind Behavioral Biometrics

Cyber-psychology is an emerging research program which examines individuals in the context of human–technology interactions. As a developing field, cyber-psychology relates to several psychological phenomena associated with or affected by technological applications and use. Essentially, research topics include human–computer interaction: computer graphics, operating systems, programming languages, communication theory, graphic and industrial design disciplines, linguistics, social sciences, cognitive psychology, and human performance. While some researchers emphasize the computer in computer–human interaction, a defining characteristic of cyber-psychology is that the human takes precedence over the computer.

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The Promise of Behavioral Biometrics: Calculating the Return on Investment

With the rapid growth in the scope, sophistication, and variety of online fraud and cyber-crime, new approaches are required for fraud detection and user verification. Behavioral biometrics has been getting a lot of attention lately as being able to uniquely address the challenges posed by social engineering, account takeovers and malware. By looking at the way people scroll, type, toggle between fields and use shortcuts, behavioral biometrics can help determine the authenticity of a user, not just which device or password was used to login.

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Identity Proofing in the Age of Hacks: Preventing New Account Fraud with Behavioral Biometrics.

New account fraud is usually the gateway to many other criminal activities and is a growing concern for businesses that processes transactions online. Our solution uses behavioral biometrics to detect new account fraud by recognizing criminal behavior and being able to distinguish those behaviors from those of normal users.

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Invisible Challenges: BioCatch's Game-Changing Technology in Online Fraud

BioCatch is a cybersecurity company that delivers behavioral biometrics, analyzing human device interactions, to protect users and data. Banks and other enterprises use BioCatch to significantly reduce online fraud and protect against a variety of cyber threats, without compromising the user experience.

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Global Trends in Online Fraud 2016

BioCatch works with leading banks around the world and monitors more than 4 billion transactions per month. This is a summary of fraudulent activity gathered via our behavioral biometrics platform in 2016.

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The Insufficiency of Two-Factor Authentication

Slowly but surely, the industry is understanding that two factor authentication is not enough. This is how behavioral biometrics is filling the void and providing continuous, post-login authentication.

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Protect Online Banking from Remote Access Trojan (RAT) Attacks

Remote Administration Tools (RATs) have a dual purpose. Their original objective was to allow IT personnel to remotely access computers connected to the network, so they can run troubleshooting or remote maintenance on the PC. Many people use remote access capabilities because it allows them to enter their far-away desktop and control it, just like they were sitting behind the keyboard themselves.

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Preventing Fraud in Mobile Era - Addressing Authentication, Malware and Social Engineering

Executive Summary

As mobile devices eclipse computers and laptops as the preferred method of going online, fraudsters have followed users, porting their modus operandi –account takeover, social engineering, and malware based remote control attacks – to the mobile arena. Mobile has opened up many new ways for users to communicate and connect without being tied to a desk or a power outlet – and at the same time, it has presented hackers with many more opportunities to perpetrate fraud and carry out attacks that cannot be detected with traditional tools used to detect attacks in web sites. As a result, companies need to apply new fraud controls to protect mobile users and enable them to carry out transactions, check bank accounts, make purchases, etc.

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Behavioral Biometrics: Making a Business Case for Same-Day ACH Payments

The need for speed. Learn how BioCatch is securing faster payments.

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