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BehavioSec partners with Nationwide and Unisys

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How passé is your password?

Did you know:

  • The average UK adult has six passwords to remember

  • 70% of people click “forgot password” an average of twice per month

  • Seven in ten of UK consumers want more security, but don’t want more passwords or PINs to remember

That’s why we’re so pleased to announce our partnership with Nationwide and Unisys. For the past few months, we been building a prototype app with them. The prototype is still in its early stages, but trialling behavioral biometrics with the digital services of the UK’s biggest building society means that we’re one step closer to seeing behavioral biometrics as a standard feature.

We’re not here to replace the password, but we know that it’s not enough to ask users to create strong passwords, especially when they need to remember at least six of them. Behavioral biometrics is the way forward for banking, payments, and other digital transactions.

Read more here:

BBC – How monitoring behaviour could unmask the fraudsters

Daily Telegraph – Nationwide develops new secure app that recognises user’s behaviour

Finextra – Nationwide explores biometric alternative to password overload

Biometric Update – Nationwide mobile banking app uses behavioral biometrics

IBS Intelligence – Nationwide test behavioural biometrics

Planet Biometrics –  Nationwide developing behavioural app

Info Security –  Nationwide Trialing Behavioral Biometrics

IT Pro Portal – Nationwide tests behavioural biometrics for online banking

Computer Weekly – Nationwide watches customer behaviour in authentication experiment