Continuous authentication – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, near field communication (NFC) and contactless, and beyond Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:51:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-32x32.png Continuous authentication – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 US military tests continuous multi-factor biometric verification on Android phones https://www.nfcw.com/2019/02/13/361626/us-military-tests-continuous-multi-factor-biometric-verification-on-android-phones/ Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:48:39 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=61626 The US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is testing Android phones which continually verify the identity of the person using the device. The phones automatically lock when they are put down or moved and unlock once multi-factor biometric criteria is met. The biometric system is hardware-based, and a ‘trust score’ is continuously generated by analysing […]

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Researchers demo continuous user authentication system for smartphones https://www.nfcw.com/2018/01/29/356306/researchers-demo-continuous-user-authentication-system-for-smartphones/ Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:50:22 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56306 “The advantage of the new method by the specialists from MEPhI is continuous protection from outside interference without any additional action by the user… Each person has a unique and inimitable style of handling the phone, and the system is based on identifying these unique characteristics.”

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Canadian banks pilot biometric wristband payments https://www.nfcw.com/2014/11/03/332412/canadian-banks-pilot-biometric-wristband-payments/ Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:34:13 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=32412 Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), MasterCard and other Canadian issuing banks have begun pilot testing an NFC version of Nymi, a biometrically authenticated wristband that uses the wearer’s unique cardiac rhythm to verify their identity.

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Dartmouth researchers develop continuous authentication service based on smart wristbands https://www.nfcw.com/2014/09/29/331695/dartmouth-researchers-develop-continuous-authentication-service-based-smart-wristbands/ Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:30:22 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=31695 Researchers at Dartmouth College’s Trustworthy Health and Wellness (THaW) group have developed a service that uses a bracelet containing an accelerometer, gyroscope and radio to continuously authenticate the user of a computer system. “When the user interacts with a computer terminal, the bracelet records the wrist movement, processes it and sends it to the terminal,” […]

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