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The Ideal Data Center Access Control Device May Be in Your Pocket

April 23, 2019 - Apple's new FaceID is inferior to its older TouchID technology, said Asem Othman, team lead of biometric science at Veridium, a Boston-based security vendor. "The accuracy of most facial recognition systems can be largely degraded due to variation in age, facial expressions, facial hair, or even wearing heavy makeup," he said. Some systems also have gender or racial biases, he added.
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Enterprise Biometrics Month: New Frontiers in Enterprise Security

April 11, 2019 - This newer form of biometrics hasn’t yet reached a level of reliability in which it can be used as the sole means of user identification, but a wide range of organizations have begun to see the benefits of combining it with other modalities for even more secure authentication. And Veridium, for example, is bringing that approach to the enterprise, with a new mobile-focused solution that adds behavioral biometrics to the kind of facial or fingerprint authentication supported by contemporary smartphones.
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ModernCTO’s podcast featuring John Callahan

April 10, 2019 - John Callahan, the CTO of Veridium talked with Joel Beasley and discussed topics like ubiquitous computing and what that means for personal devices, why biometrics are the bridge to making the computer invisible and the efforts to put control of data back in the hands of the individual.
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Facebook Exposed Dataset Debacle: Who’s Really To Blame?

April 4, 2019 - Todd Shollenbarger, chief global strategist at Veridium, agreed that both the source of data and the partners should share onus. “In the case of Facebook, this very basic security violation exposes two things: Facebook’s biggest selling point to potential advertisers (that it knows to whom it is advertising and can provide genuine insight into the digital journeys of its users) is not necessarily true, and hundreds of Relying Party enterprises mistakenly, if not negligently, relied on Facebook’s assumed good security practices,” he said.
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Enterprise Biometrics Month: Passwords go into Retirement

April 4, 2019 - Not only is biometric security more effective than passwords, it’s also more convenient. Employees like it: A recent Veridium survey of 1,000 US adults who have used biometric authentication found that 70 percent of them said they wanted to see this kind of security used more often in the workplace.
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Veridium joins Mastercard’s startup accelerator program

April 4, 2019 - Mastercard Smart Path, the card scheme’s startup accelerator program, has selected Veridium, a biometric authentication platform provider, to join the network. Mastercard Smart Path facilitates access to Mastercard’s network of partners and customers and is aimed at helping startups to rapidly scale. Only about 40 startups are admitted to the program each year. Veridium says it was part of an applicant pool of almost 2,000.
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Veridium joins Mastercard Start Path programme

April 2, 2019 - Veridium, a leading developer of frictionless authentication solutions, today announced that it has been selected to join Mastercard Start Path, an award-winning program to help late-stage startups rapidly scale, through access to Mastercard’s worldwide ecosystem of customers and partners.
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Veridium Selected to Join Mastercard Start Path

April 2, 2019 - Veridium, a leading developer of frictionless authentication solutions, today announced that it has been selected to join Mastercard Start Path, an award-winning program to help late-stage startups rapidly scale, through access to Mastercards worldwide ecosystem of customers and partners. Veridium was chosen for its pioneering multi-factor authentication platform using biometrics to create trusted digital identities that safeguard access to an enterprise's most critical assets.
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Making Moves: Inside the people, companies and organizations making moves in Boston.

April 2, 2019 - Veridium, the Boston company that makes digital authentication platform, announced that it was chosen in MasterCard’s Start Path program. The program connects banks, merchants and startups to new technology solutions.
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