Entries by LeAnn Stephenson

What’s all the buzz about biometrics?

How many times have we heard that the password is going away as a means of authentication? Users like simple passwords that aren’t secure, and for convenience sake, the same password is often used for multiple online services. This practice, combined with how easily passwords can be hacked, make online accounts vulnerable. Two-factor authentication is […]

Nóng hō, Shanghai and 3DS 2.0

Next week, we’re in Shanghai along with other EMVCo Technical Associates, member organizations, issuers and others who have a strong interest in reducing card-not-present fraud and the user friction often associated with online and mobile transactions. The new version of 3D Secure aims to accomplish this with security enhancements and an emphasis on risk-based authentication […]

mSIGNIA Listed as a Sample Vendor in Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for Mobile Security

NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 8, 2016 – mSIGNIA, the inventor of digital biometric technology and a leader in frictionless user authentication, today announced it has been named as a sample vendor in the Gartner “Hype Cycle for Mobile Security, 2016” report. mSIGNIA was named in the Mobile Platform Health Checks and Mobile-Apt User Authentication Methods categories.1 […]

Startups are Hot in Nashville and the Southeast

Greetings from Nashville, aka Music City, the It City, NashVegas — or, as we like to call it, NashValley. When you hear “Southeast” you probably think sweet tea, barbecue and the boys of fall; and you’d be right. But we’re so much more, as evidenced by last week’s 36|86 conference which was held in our […]

The Friday Five — May 27, 2016

CNPExpo: We came, we discussed, we demo-ed. We even had time to find some news from outside the Loews Royal Pacific Resort and Universal Orlando. Next up, you’ll find us closer to home in Village36 at 36|86South. Hope to see you there! Don’t get frustrated when it’s time to binge watch previous episodes of OITNB before the […]