The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning lenders they can be liable for data breaches for causing consumers "substantial injury." To avoid liability, the bureau recommends that banks implement multifactor authentication and especially Web Authentication.
Token selected former OneSpan CRO John Gunn as CEO to scale the organization and prepare its wearable authentication ring for large-scale production. Gunn is tasked with sourcing the critical components needed to manufacture the ring and building a base of paying clients for the biometric tool.
The ICO has imposed a penalty of 7.5 million pounds on Clearview AI Inc. for using scraped U.K. citizen facial images for its facial recognition database. The agency has directed the firm to delete images of all U.K. citizens and to stop scraping data from the open internet.
User authentication is a key step to blocking the pathway to fraud losses and reputational damage - but many existing solutions are failing.
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Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, joins three ISMG editors to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how the Biden administration’s executive order will advance the identity cause, and whether we are any closer to finally abandoning the password.
Social engineering scams are on the rise worldwide. In the last year, the number of social engineering scams have increased 57%, and impostor scams were the number one type of fraud reported by consumers, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Legacy fraud prevention controls that rely on device, IP and...
The conversation around biometrics can be a complex one, taking in face verification, fingerprint and iris scans, voice recognition, and various other alternatives. For people new to the space, it’s been a tricky field to navigate - until now.
Drawing on years of industry experience and expertise, Biometric...
As the last U.S. military flight lifted off Tuesday evening from the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, what's been left behind reportedly includes a vast trove of biometric data that could be used to identify - including for interrogation or execution - individuals who assisted the occupying NATO forces.
At least 10 U.S. government agencies are planning to increase the use of facial recognition technologies by 2023, according to a GAO report. The growing utilization comes as facial recognition technology raises privacy concerns.
Healthcare organizations are an ongoing criminal
target due to the rich data they keep.
With the extensive, rapid shift of medical services to
the digital world and vast sets of health data gathered
amid the pandemic, criminals will likely seize this
opportunity to infiltrate networks and hack...
How can insurers take advantage of face authentication to verify customer identity online and prevent fraud?
We've all heard gruesome stories of people hiding a corpse so they can continue to claim a friend or relative's pension. Unfortunately, deepfakes and other technology make it much easier for fraudsters to...
Security specialists are offering preliminary feedback on Microsoft's sneak peek at the new security measures to be included in the Windows 11 operating system, which is slated for release in December.
Jim Bray of Identité, an authentication solutions firm, and Steve Ledford of The Clearing House, a payments platform that all federally insured U.S. depository institutions are eligible to use for payments, discuss the role that biometrics can play in preventing P2P payment fraud while maintaining consumer...
How easy is it for a consumer to open a bank account in the United States? In some cases, not easy at all. U.S. banks are often making the online customer onboarding process unnecessarily complicated. Key opportunities to improve security and the user experience are being missed.
iProov researchers created online...
With consumers relying more heavily on e-commerce during the pandemic and beyond, leveraging behavioral biometrics for authentication is an effective strategy, says Coby Montoya, a fraud-fighting and authentication strategist at a financial company.