Biometrics and Authentication

8 Top-funded Facial Recognition Startups

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the face is the door through which we can enter the future. OK, we’re a bunch of underpaid MBAs, not starving poets, but that was our less prosaic way of introducing the topic of this article: facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technologies are becoming ubiquitous, […]

How Background Checks Use Artificial Intelligence

People are creepy, and we’re not just talking about clowns and people who drive cargo vans. We recently learned that nearly one-third of our fellow American adults, more than 70 million people, have been arrested on a felony charge at some point in their lives. We should note that arrests do not equal convictions, so […]

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 […]

Facial Recognition in China with SenseTime

If you’ve spent any meaningful amount of time in a managerial role, you probably understand the importance of having a team with members who feel comfortable speaking up when they disagree with you. That’s a critical component of high-performing teams, and one you take for granted when you start to manage teams of Chinese people. In addition […]

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 […]

6 Digital Identity Verification Startups to Check Out

Most people don’t think much about privacy when they search for things on Google, and even more are probably oblivious to just how much information you tell Google about what’s going on in your life. It has now become standard practice to evaluate someone’s Google searches for murder cases, oftentimes uncovering things like “how quick does […]

Callsign – Artificial Intelligence for Authentication

If you sit and think about it for a moment, a made up string of characters is the only thing keeping the world’s criminal population from commandeering all your assets. Every online account you have is secured by nothing but a string of characters that anyone can type in. To make matters even worse, you’re not […]

Faception – AI Powered Facial Recognition Technology

You won’t find more enthusiastic supporters of the Fourth Industrial Revolution than us, as long as the technology is solid, the business plan is sound and society progresses toward a better future for all of us. And then there’s isht out there that scares the bejesus out of us, stoking our worst dystopian fears, like […]

BioCatch – Behavioral Biometrics for Fraud Detection

Can you imagine traveling to the U.S. as a citizen of a foreign country and being delayed at the airport because of who you are? Having to subject yourself to additional questioning, be looked at as if you were some kind of a freak show, being discriminated against all because of some oppressive circumstance that you […]

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 […]