Authentication

Zero Sign-on – Replacing Passwords with Smart Phones

Making sure someone is who they say they are – also referred to as authentication – is something that’s frequently conducted by soliciting the user with a string of characters that only that user is supposed to know. In an age where we’re creating synthetic life, this primitive method of authentication has changed very little. The requirements […]

Pindrop – Voice Authentication and Voice Verification

Voice authentication and voice verification methods may have some obvious use cases – when you call your bank for example – but there is a far more important need for such solutions. That’s because there’s an interesting scam going around these days which targets the elderly. Here’s how it works. First, the scammer looks for […]

Veridium’s 4 Fingers Biometric Authentication

According to a report by LastPass, your average corporate slave manages 191 passwords at their job. That may explain why 81% of breaches are a result of weak, reused, or stolen passwords. If that isn’t a compelling enough reason to ditch passwords, then maybe the time wasted using them is: That’s right, you can squeeze 7.2 hours […]

7 Startups That Want to Replace All Your Passwords

In a recent article, we talked 6 Digital Identity Verification Startups to Check Out and noted the importance of knowing who is on the other end of a transaction. Once you’re authenticated though, security then falls on your ability to provide a unique set of characters referred to as a password. If you think about it […]

Biometric Authentication Provides Body of Evidence

If you’re as plugged in as we are, then you probably have something like 150 online accounts. That means you probably have 150 variations of the same half-dozen login names and passwords. And chances are, you’ve gotten a message from a friend in the last few months telling you that it looks like you got […]