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Centralization Puts Our Data at Risk. Can Decentralization Protect Us?

The prevalence of major data breaches has led to a surge in account takeover attacks, where fraudsters used illegally obtained information to break into bank accounts and more. A study by Javelin Strategy & Research shows that account takeover ... Continue Reading
April 29,2018

Topics: behavioral biometrics, Decentralized, ai, biometrics

The Need for Decentralized AI

Late last year, the personal information of 31 million Android users was exposed thanks to a popular keyboard app. The app, AI.type, stored this data on a server owned by the company’s co-founder, rather than on a secure server. The information ... Continue Reading
March 22,2018

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Decentralized

Anomaly Detection through Reinforcement Learning

As Artificial Intelligence is becoming a mainstream and easily available commercial technology, both organizations and criminals are trying to take full advantage of it. In particular, there are predictions by cyber security experts that going ... Continue Reading
January 19,2018

Topics: Artificial Intelligence

How close are we to merging AI and blockchain?

In a digital environment where most data is siloed, there is no real incentive to share it. As a result, corporations are hoarding tons of consumer data (i.e. Google, Facebook, Alibaba, Baidu). Currently, artificial intelligence (AI) platforms help ... Continue Reading
January 14,2018

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, blockchain

AI-powered Cyberattacks On The Rise?

Modern AI-powered tools may be less terrifying than clichéd Terminator visions, but in the hands of the wrong individuals, they can still be pretty scary.... Continue Reading
November 17,2017

PINs, passwords and fingerprints aren't as safe as you think

New research reveals that retailers could lose nearly $71 billion in the next five years on transactions, such as online or mobile, where the card is not present. PINs, passwords and even fingerprints are no longer a sufficient means of securing ... Continue Reading
November 05,2017

Topics: security, Mobile fraud, Artificial Intelligence, behavioral biometrics

Apple’s FaceID: Get ready for 'big data' to get even bigger

Organizations use big data analytics to monitor the behavior of a consumer, or potential consumer. Insurance agencies can benefit from such data to assess everything from driving behavior or home settings to reduce in-home risks, to health risks ... Continue Reading
November 05,2017

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, behavioral biometrics, Apple, Decentralized, FACEID

N-dimensional Authentication Takes Behavioral Biometrics to New Levels

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May 06,2017

Topics: security, Fraud, Artificial Intelligence, behavioral biometrics

Driving Security for the New Age with AI-Powered Voice Biometrics

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April 28,2017

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, behavioral biometrics, voice biometrics

Social engineering in the mobile era?

While cleaning up my spam folder, I noticed an email from Amazon.com with the subject title “ You just need to confirm your account”. Before deleting the email, I clicked on it to make sure I was not deleting a legit message from Amazon. Thankfully, ... Continue Reading
April 17,2017

Topics: Insider, security, Biometric Security, Biometric Authentication, Fraud, Mobile fraud, Artificial Intelligence, behavioral biometrics

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