Blogs

Five Observations About Mobile Payments

While the concept of making payments without physical currency has existed for a long time, the promise became a fast-moving reality with the global proliferation of mobile devices. Now, aided by the technology, banking services are rapidly expanding all over the world. And while the field of mobile payments is still a relatively new one, […]

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InAuth to Speak at MRC Vegas 2017

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch will be participating as an expert panelist at the Merchant Risk Council (MRC) conference in Las Vegas on March 13-16, 2017. The session, entitled “Mobile Payments and Implications for Fraud Risk Management” will be held Thursday, March 16 from 9:45 am – 10:30 am and will discuss how the […]

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InAuth Chosen as a Finalist for PYMNTS 2017 Innovator Awards

Vote for InAuth and its InMobile Solution here! Everyone at InAuth is abuzz with the news that it has been chosen as one of the finalists for PYMNT’S prestigious 2017 Innovator Awards in the “Most Invisible Innovation” category for our InMobile™ solution. According to InAuth President Lisa Stanton, “Our InMobile device intelligence solution may be invisible but […]

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To Secure the Biometric, You Must Secure the Device

The use of biometric data in security is emerging as the leading replacement for the broken password system. When that transition happens, neither security professionals or users are likely to mourn its demise. Passwords are problematic for two reasons; they are easily compromised by fraudsters and difficult for users to remember. The system has been […]

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Fighting Fraud in the Airline & Travel Industry Requires Stronger Authentication

The number is staggering—$858 million. According to The International Air Transport Association (IATA), that is the amount fraud costs the travel industry annually. And of that figure, $639 million falls on the airlines. Why? With airline tickets digitized for convenience and movement, they function more like free-flowing currency. Just as banks now rarely store reams […]

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Fingerprints: The Most Popular Biometric

As enormous data breaches become the disquieting norm, many customers and organizations are turning away from the use of the traditional username and password system and moving towards using biometrics—that is, distinctive physical identifiers of users—to secure their data. Global Market Insights predicts the market for these services will grow from $9.58 billion in 2015 […]

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To Grow Mobile Banking, Secure It

It’s easy to understand financial institutions’ enthusiasm for driving more transactions to the mobile channel when you look at the potential cost savings. While a transaction processed by a teller in the U.S. costs an organization 65 cents and one done via ATM costs eight cents, mobile beats them both by costing a mere three […]

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Biometrics Done Right

The premise almost seems like something out of Star Trek—instead of using a key to open a door, one just waves their hand and it recognizes them. Instead of paying for an item, the cashier scans the customer’s eye and the transaction is approved by the person’s bank. Yet scenarios like these are already upon […]

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Mobile Wallet Growth Only Possible On Secure Ground

Looking at an acorn, it is hard to imagine it someday growing into a formidable oak tree. But such is how all great things start. Could this same growth pattern be happening with mobile wallet technologies such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet? The data seems to indicate “yes.” While the number of people paying […]

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Overcoming Password Overload—Will FIDO Help?

Two things are true in our modern era: The digital economy has changed pretty much everything We have to remember a lot of passwords Unfortunately, the deluge of individual passwords to remember is pushing the human brain’s memory capacities to the breaking point. It is safe to say customers have collectively grown tired of clicking […]

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