Biometrics in Financial Services: Current Trends

By Alan Goode | September 29, 2016
Financial services firms are a major adopter of biometric technology for a number of compelling reasons. Across many financial channels, biometrics is increasingly being used to reduce financial fraud and to solve the problem of how to effectively authenticate customers and authorize financial transactions. In this blog, I summarize the latest market activity and provide […]
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Is ATM Skimming Still Possible With Biometrics?

By Ian E. Muller | September 27, 2016
ATM skimming has been one of the biggest threats to banking customers with regard to stolen account information and money. Essentially, an ATM skimmer is a set of hardware that is installed on top of the ATM’s real card slot that scans and records your card as you insert it. Typically, the thieves will also […]
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Biometric Storage Critical for Security

By Ian E. Muller | September 23, 2016
From biometric ATMs to fingerprint databases, how we store and secure biometrics is critical for protecting identity while deploying better authentication. All this and more in The Weekly Cypher.
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Breathing New Life Into Authentication With Veridium

By John Callahan | September 22, 2016
When I joined Hoyos Labs earlier in 2016 the rebranding process was well underway toward Veridium, and I knew the timing was perfect. As biometric authentication continues to advance rapidly in the market, we’re seeing increased demand for highly functional, easy to use security solutions that are customizable and robust enough to handle massive enterprise […]
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Evolution of Mobile Fingerprinting

By Ian E. Muller | September 20, 2016
When Motorola released the Atrix 4G in 2011, despite positive reviews the device quickly fell in popularity. This marked the first smartphone to include a fingerprint sensor to hit the market, but there was little to no fanfare regarding this achievement. However, two years later when Apple released the iPhone 5s and Touch ID, mobile […]
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Biometrics Are the Future, But We Need to Catch Up

By Ian E. Muller | September 16, 2016
Biometrics are the "new frontier" of security, and from concerts to hospitals, biometric authentication is taking the world by storm.
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Hoyos Labs Is Now Veridium

By Lori Cohen | September 15, 2016
As the saying goes, you have only one chance to make a first impression. Here we go: Welcome to Veridium. The new name for our company, for our new product lines. What’s In A Name? Actually, quite a bit. Often times startups go to market without spending too much time or money thinking about what […]
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As Biometric Adoption Expands, Security Must Grow As Well

By Ian E. Muller | September 9, 2016
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. This week’s topics are: Fingerprints and Iris are Great for Mobile Biometrics, but Voice Not So Much | WirelessWeek With the Samsung Galaxy Note7 taking off in popularity, more people are exploring alternative biometrics […]
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Biometrics Technology Spreading Rapidly

By Ian E. Muller | September 2, 2016
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. This week’s topics are: Artificial Intelligence Is the Future of Cybersecurity | SC Magazine Cybersecurity is one of the most prevailing issues enterprises face today. With a vast array of new threats on the […]
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Attention Financial Institutions: Why It’s Critical to Protect Biometric Data On Mobile Apps

By Ian E. Muller | August 30, 2016
From Wells Fargo to Visa, MasterCard, and Bank of America, it’s clear that more financial institutions are working with technology providers to shift away from traditional passwords and PINs and make the move toward biometric authentication. In fact, a Juniper research report from 2015 projected that there will be 770 million biometric authentication apps downloaded […]
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