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Fintech innovations on Multi Factor Authentication

 

Fintech Innovations on Multi Factor Authentication

Identity theft has been increasing in the financial services industry with the resultant increase in fraud and theft. Banks are increasingly fielding complaints and lawsuits that hold them at least partially liable. The increasing sophistication of fraud syndicates and ingenuity of thieves has led to the development of more robust defences against identity theft.

The traditional defence was a numeric pin code – although these have evolved into more complicated passwords, they still suffer from vulnerability in terms of hacking or coercive methods. Multiple authentication factors are increasingly used to prove identity based on the premise that it is difficult, if not impossible, for unauthorised people to supply more than two factors.

These factors include:

  • Knowledge factors –“that which you know”, e.g. PIN, password. Stronger versions include phrasesand authentication questions that are known only to the user
  • Possession factors –“that which you have”, e.g. remote tokens, a bank card
  • Inherence factors –“that which you are”, e.g. biometric like fingerprints, voice recognition

The combination of these factors lead to an almost impenetrable defenceagainst identity theft. Here are some relevant innovations from the Matchi platform:

neoEYED - Kill The Password


Single solution to integrate different methods for authentication like GPs and biometrics
Fintech Themes: Next Generation Payments Security & Biometrics

 

Facial Recognition combined with Voice Biometrics for Authentication


Facial Recognition combined with Voice Biometrics for Authentication
Fintech Themes: Security & Biometrics Identification & Verification

 

Multisense authentication


Authenticates users using multiple biometric techniques without the user having to remember passwords
Fintech Themes: Security & Biometrics Efficiency

AimBrain's Multi-modal Mobile Biometric Authentication Platform


Multi-modal Mobile Authentication Platform with facial and behavioural biometrics
Fintech Themes: Security & Biometrics Identification & Verification

 

Brivas Biometric contextual keybinding - combination security solution


Combine biometrics with context like geofence to authenticate for stronger security
Fintech Themes: Security & Biometrics Risk Mitigation

 

 

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