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May 12, 2017

‘You can tell by the way I use my walk…’

We’re losing the battle against fraudsters who are stealing or guessing our usernames and passwords with increasing success. So could analysing the quirky ways we use our devices – even the way we walk – provide an additional line of defence?

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May 8, 2017

BioCatch Receives Frost & Sullivan New Product and Innovation Award for Continued Disruption in Behavioral Biometrics Landscape

BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics, announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation, highlighting the company’s position in the emerging behavioral biometrics landscape and its patented Invisible Challenges™ solution that helps identify fraudsters without jeopardizing the user experience.

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May 2, 2017

This technology could kill passwords and even fingerprint sensors

What if instead of having to remember all of your complicated passwords, your devices just remembered you?

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April 7, 2017

Experian enlists behavioral biometrics startup to combat fraudsters

Credit bureau Experian Plc has joined forces with technology firm BioCatch to use behavioral biometrics to help its clients spot fraudsters applying for credit cards and other lending products online.

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April 5, 2017

The way you walk joins biometric arsenal against online threats

Banks are adopting behavioural biometrics as a less intrusive way to identify customers, though they are usually an additional security measure on top of traditional passwords.

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February 15, 2017

Nuance and BioCatch team up on biometrics-based fraud detection

Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced from the RSA Conference that it has partnered with BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics to deliver continuous authentication on the web and mobile as part of the Nuance Security Suite solution.

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February 10, 2017

BANKS BET BIG ON BIOMETRICS AS N.Y. CYBERSECURITY RULES LOOM

The new cyber security rules which take effect March 1, requires banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to establish and maintain a cyber security program meant to protect consumers and ensure the safety of the state’s financial services industry.

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January 9, 2017

BioCatch CEO: N.Y.C. regs ‘need to be more explicit’ in addressing cyber threats

BioCatch, a Manhattan and Tel Aviv-based startup, is known for helping major banks combat online fraud and cyber threats. The company has also spoken up on the latest measures taken by the New York State Assembly’s banking committee and what they mean for the financial services sector.

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December 12, 2016

BioCatch Now Has Over 40 Granted and Pending Patents

BioCatch now has more than 40 granted and pending patents, marking what has been “a banner year” of IP growth, according to a statement from the company.

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November 21, 2016

NatWest chooses BioCatch over IBM

UK bank NatWest has chosen behavioural biometrics firm BioCatch to help secure its online banking.

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November 17, 2016

Israel cybersecurity tech helps NatWest catch online crooks

BioCatch, which tracks behavior to detect online fraud, says UK bank has successfully tried its tech with clients.

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November 17, 2016

Tap or swipe? Banks identify quirks for added security

Some of the bigger banks have been experimenting with so-called “behavioural biometrics” for a while, said Eric Woodward, president of risk solutions at Early Warning.

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November 7, 2016

Behaviometrics Will Define the New Era of Security

The exploration of biometrics for commercial use in most cases is usually limited to ‘traditional’ biometrics – fingerprints, facial recognition, voice, palm, vein pattern, hand geometry and iris. A vast array of companies has turned to biometric-based authentication as the technology is believed to provide necessary security level and convenience for the end user.

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November 7, 2016

BioCatch Launches Next-Generation Behavioral Biometrics Platform for Enterprises

BioCatch’s 2.0 Release Delivers State-of-the-Art Fraud Prevention with Enhanced Accuracy, Faster Processing, and New Analytics Tools

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October 26, 2016

How tech will transform the way we buy, borrow and sell

BioCatch, a Money 20/20 sponsor, helps banks continuously verify a person’s identity, using more than 500 different factors that add up to a unique user profile.

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October 13, 2016

Your Body, Your Password

Biometrics, using physical (and now behavioral) features for identification purposes, are about to start replacing passwords. You become your own password. Some recognize faces. Others recognize fingerprints, heartbeats, retinas or even brainwaves.

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October 6, 2016

30 Top Fintech Startups to Watch in 2017

From Venture Capitalists to the Banking Giants, everyone is noticing the upcoming fintech startups. Statista estimates that banks will spend $19 bn on new technology in 2017 in North America.

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August 4, 2016

BioCatch tracks memory use to catch cybercrooks

Tel Aviv-based BioCatch is now marketing software to help banks and online stores distinguish good users from criminals.

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June 9, 2016

BioCatch Boosts Behavioral Biometrics Tech

BioCatch, global behavioral authentication and malware detection company, announced on Wednesday (June 8) that it will extend its collaboration with Microsoft Azure to increase its behavioral biometrics technology capabilities.

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June 2, 2016

Why the password may be passing into history

Start-ups are searching for alternative biometric technologies, identifying users from everything from their voices to the vibrations of their skull.

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March 6, 2016

Patent Showcase Cognitive Biometrics

The US Patent Office has granted BioCatch a patent entitled “Device, system, and method for detecting user identity based on motor control loop model,” which provides biometric accuracy and continuous user authentication by combining unique cognitive, motor, behavioral, physiological and anatomical parameters.

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February 10, 2016

CyberTech – The Golden Globes of Information Security

So many information security start-ups, so little time. Here’s some of the most interesting firms I met with while at the CyberTech conference.

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December 15, 2015

KPMG Selects BioCatch as a Top 50 Emerging Tech Company

The Fintech 100 celebrates the top companies this bold new space: the 50 leading established players creating change within financial services, and 50 of the emerging fintech stars of tomorrow.

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November 9, 2015

How do banks keep you secure after you log in? BioCatch has clever tech for that

BioCatch uses clever analysis of how you interact with banking apps to make sure that you’re the same person who logged in. There’s more to biometric security than fingerprint readers and retina scanners; there are all sorts of ways your body can betray your true identity, and these can be used to catch criminals in the act.

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October 29, 2015

Impossible to kill RATs drain bank accounts dry, says BioCatch

Sophisticated socially-engineered financial hacks are driving the banking industry crazy – and an Israeli cyber security firms says it has a solution.

 

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October 19, 2015

American Banker: These Startups Are Trying to Solve Real Bank Problems

This year’s crop of tech companies to watch includes clusters of companies trying to solve some of banks’ biggest headaches, including slow mobile onboarding, sluggish loan processes and the challenge of authenticating customers whom institutions never see in person.

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October 2, 2015

12 Companies Pushing FinTech Forward

There are internal and external components to the payments infrastructure, and technology powering every layer in between, to improve fraud mitigation, data analytics, or even the speed of payments.

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September 29, 2015

Companies Move Beyond Passwords With Human Behavior Algorithms

But now companies like Google and Aetna are starting to look at employee behavior differently—not as a threat, but as the possible key towards building a more secure enterprise.

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September 21, 2015

Fintech Spotlight: BioCatch and Pattern Recognition to Fight Banking Fraud

RATS in the browser are a growing problem for banks in the game of cyber ‘cat and mouse’ that they must play to secure their customers’ accounts

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September 1, 2015

BioCatch to present at Visa Europe and Microsoft Ventures conferences

BioCatch announced it has been selected to present on stage at the Visa Europe Innovation Exchange, a one day conference to connect European corporate executives with Israeli startups.

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August 24, 2015

Next-Gen Cybersecurity Is All About Behavior Recognition

Rather than focusing on stopping cybercriminals with walls, new technologies are emerging that work to identify cybercriminals instead. Take the relatively new startup BioCatch, which received $11.6 million in funding over three rounds. BioCatch’s technology works to identify patterns of user behavior in certain applications, creating user profiles that can then be matched to subsequent visits.

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July 17, 2015

Swipes, Taps and Cursor Movements Can Foil Cyberthieves

Swipes, taps, cursor movements and other ways of interacting with electronic devices can be used to protect online merchants from Net fraudsters.

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July 13, 2015

IS COGNITIVE BIOMETRICS A RETAILER’S BEST FRIEND?

BioCatch is a digital commerce and finance security firm that specializes in the “Las Vegas” model of digital security — a technique whose analog is to watch consumers closely enough to see a consumer (or bot) “doing math in their head.” It’s called cognitive biometrics, and BioCatch’s CEO says it’s hard to hack because it looks at so very many data facets.

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July 7, 2015

Pre-Crime Startup BioCatch Authenticates Users Via Touch And Your Phone’s Accelerometer

The company has developed what it calls “behavioural biometric authentication and threat detection” technology — tech that helps banks and e-commerce companies stop online fraud before it happens.

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June 30, 2015

BIOCATCH: Keeping Mobile Banking Safe

BioCatch CEO, Ron Moritz, discusses BioCatch’s behavioral biometric-based solutions for preventing mobile banking fraud.

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June 16, 2015

Citibank’s Friction Reduction Patent: One Giant Leap for Online Banking

New patent from Citibank reduces the inconvenience of logging in for online banking users – it’s a big step, but there’s more to be done, writes BioCatch Founder, Avi Turgeman.

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May 28, 2015

Hackers Meet Their Match

Did your cursor just vanish? That’s not a glitch but a feature for Israeli fraud-busting startup BioCatch

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April 15, 2015

Early Warning partners BioCatch to add behavioural analytics to digital authentication

Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced today a strategic alliance with BioCatch, a global leader in behavioral biometrics, authentication and malware detection.

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April 2, 2015

BioCatch and Rippleshot Selected as 2015 METAward Winners

On March 26, BioCatch and Rippleshot were voted the winners of MRC’s 2015 METAwards. Both organizations have established themselves as innovative leaders within the eCommerce payments and fraud community.

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March 9, 2015

BioCatch’s Newest Trick: Catch Cyber-Crooks Before They Steal Anything

The newest release of the Tel Aviv start-up’s technology now enables banks and online financial sites to detect fraudsters during the account-opening process, so that they can be booted off the site before they have an opportunity to steal anything.

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November 1, 2014

American Banker: Top 10 Tech Companies to Watch

BioCatch builds consumer profiles that banks can use to detect fraud and account takeover. These profiles are based on consumers’ device and website usage, among other behaviors.

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October 8, 2014

The Art of CyberWar: Amazing Images Created from Attacks on Banks

Cybersecurity isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of data visualizations. But we live in a design-centered world, and cyberattacks and online fraud, it turns out, can be quite beautiful.

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October 2, 2014

VIDEO: How BioCatch Visualizes the Art of Online Fraud

Benny Rosenbaum, Chief Executive Officer at BioCatch, talks with Elliott Gotkine about turning online fraud into art as they visualize the trails left behind by criminals on computers.

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June 17, 2014

Behavioral Fraud Detection Firm Raises $10MM

BioCatch, a Tel Aviv-based security firm that monitors the use of banking and e-commerce sites in order to pick up fraudulent activity, has raised a $10 million Series A round.

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