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BehavioSec lands €5 million from Northzone and Octopus to fuel international growth

With millions of users across the Nordics, BehavioSec is the leading behavioral biometrics security company targeting the fintech industry. Northzone is pleased announce a €5 million financing round together with Octopus Ventures. 8 December 2014, London/Stockholm: BehavioSec, an award-winning Swedish identity authentication business, has today announced the successful completion of a EUR 5m funding round […]

New Frontier Group and BehavioSec: A new strategic partnership

New Frontier Group, a leader in digital transformation in CEE, has announced their decision to partner with BehavioSec by implementing our behavioral authentication into their Online Banking solution called iBanking. “With BehavioSec we can give our customers the needed security in a cost-effective but secure manner without compromising on the user experience.” says Gregor Bierent, Director […]

Best of Show at FinDEVr, San Francisco 2014

Our team won audience support and earned Best of Show at the first ever FinDEVr conference in San Francisco. Many other technologies, platforms, and tools were showcased but our innovative behaviometric solution got their attention. To read more about it, click here.

Securing your identity – It’s in your DNA

BehavioSec business development director Calum Macleod talks about identity theft and the solution ‘Be yourself; everyone else is already taken’-Oscar Wilde. Read the full length article in BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all.

Newsletter September 2014

BehavioSec offers the latest in real-time security by monitoring the way users interact with their devices. Want to read more about how BehavioSec is making waves in the media with our frictionless biometric security? Check out the links below: From Computer World article Mobile security: a mother lode of new tools by Lamont Wood. July 28, 2014 […]

BehavioSec in Forbes

Forget Passwords. Now Banks Can Track Your Typing Behavior On Phones. Read the whole article in Forbes. This article sent ripples into the media landscape with features in: The Times (requires subscription), IT World Canada, Gizmodo, Techmeme, Süddeutsche Zeitung (article in German). Some quotes from our CEO, Neil Costigan: “We’re monitoring the small stuff,” says Neil Costigan, […]

Hottest startups 2014

Wired UK has listed Europe’s hottest startups with BehavioSec on the top It’s time for the password to die. BehavioSec hopes to land the killer blow. “The traditional model for authentication made the legitimate user the one who was being inconvenienced,” explains Olov Renberg, COO.  “Convenience might play well to consumers, but what about security freaks? […]

BehavioSec in Computer World

Mobile security: A mother lode of new tools According to Goode, Stockholm based BehavioSec offers the most mature ID system that uses behavior analytics. Read the full article at Computer World requires subscription

Wall Street Journal on BehavioSec

BehavioSec has been featured in a Wall Street Journal article as leaders in frictionless behavioural user verification & authentication. “What we can do is determine just how likely it is that a given user is the same as the one the system already learned to recognize,” says Neil Costigan, Chief Executive of BehavioSec. Unlike eye […]

DARPA research goes mobile

BehavioSec is working on  phase 2 of the Active Authentication program. Phase 2 continues the success of BehavioSec participation in phase 1 2012/2013. Phase 1 included the researching of modalities for Active Authentication based on behavioral biometrics on a workstation. This process finds patterns on how users interact through typing and mouse movements and applies that information to a continuous feed. Think […]

BehavioSec Joins the FIDO Alliance

BehavioSec Joins the FIDO Alliance to Contribute to Universal Strong Authentication for Mobile, Enterprise and Web December 17, 2013 – Stockholm, Sweden BehavioSec, the leader in continuous authentication and behavioral biometrics to address enterprise, mobile, and web fraud, has announced it has joined the FIDO Alliance. BehavioSec’s award-winning algorithmic approach to patterns of behavior applied to […]

BehavioSec best of show

At Finovate Asia Neil Costigan, BehavioSec CEO, received the award for demonstrating our Behavioral analytics for online transactions. You can read more about the presentation here

Danske Bank deploys BehavioSec’s Behavioral Biometrics Technology

Danske Bank is well known for providing their customers with great user experience. In their effort to further constantly challenge and increase user experience, they began moving into easy-to-handle strong security unified across platforms and devices. In doing so, previous effective methods for fraud detection had to be abandoned, and the wish to bind sessions to customers rather than devices became […]

Best of Show @ Finovate

BehavioSec voted best in show at Finovate ASIA   After a demo of our behavioral biometric solution for online transaction to enhance e.g. e-commerce checkout, BehavioSec got voted best of show at Finovate Asia in Singapore. After seeing 35 demos over a packed day, the audience voted for their three favorites. The top three overall were named […]

Finovate Spring 2012 Winner ‘Best of Show’

BehavioSec is delighted to be named ‘best of show’ at Finovate 2012 in San Francisco  After a killer demo of BehavioMobile (see embedded video below), our behavioral biometric solution for financial applications to enhance e.g. PIN code entry, BehavioSec got voted best in show at Finovate Spring in San Francisco. After seeing 63 demos over two […]

Gartner Cool Vendor

BehavioSec today announced that it has been chosen as one of the “Cool Vendors” in Identity Access Management, 2012 report by Gartner, Inc. BehavioSec, the leading Behavioral biometrics company, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the “Cool Vendors in Security: Identity and Access Management, 2012 report by Gartner, Inc. The report details […]

DARPA’s Active Authentication initiative

Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, famous for creating inter-networking that became the Internet, have generated a lot of buzz in the area of Behaviometrics and Continuous Authentication which BehavioSec have been advocating since we started. The story has been picked up by the New York times, Mashable, ars technica among others, and kick-started some interesting […]

Spin-off company of the year

BehavioSec was rewarded as “this year´s spin-off” from Luleå University of Technology. The research idea was founded by students from various disciplines at Ltu. The Award “2011 spin-off” that was initiated by the DARE project, was given by Professor Håkan Ylinenpää at ETS ending a week to promote Entrepreneurship. Read the news at Luleå University […]

Behaviosec CTO speaking at RSA China

The agenda for the RSA Conference China 2011 Information Security Forum is confirmed. With 22 domestic and international security heavyweight guests that will then attend BehavioSec are honoured to have received a speaking slot. The RSA Security Conference 2011 International Forum will be held November 2 to 3 in Beijing.   Neil Costigan, BehavioSec CTO will speak […]

Mobile demonstration videos & demo apps

We at BehavioSec are showing the answer to the mobile security problem in these short videos. See the award winning pitch with Behavio Mobile at Finovate spring 2012.   A little fiction on how the technology can be utilized.     It’s no longer sufficient to enter the correct PIN or pattern, it has to […]

BehavioSec nominated for security awards

BehavioSec has been nominated in the IT security solution of the Year category in Security Awards, held by the Swedish industry periodical Skydd & Säkerhet. BehavioSec have been nominated in this category as the jury see the potential in its ability to identify users via how the keyboard and mouse are handled, thereby adding a new layer […]

Behavio Web in 451 analysis

BehavioSec re-architects for the browser, makes antifraud play.  Is a Market Development report written by the 451 group analyst Steve Coplan. It gives the reader an understanding of the new web product line as well as insights to the impact it will have on the market place. Access the full report here (reading the report requires the […]

SWIFT/Innotribe start-up challenge at Sibos

BehavioSec has been selected to participate at Sibos 2010 in Amsterdam 28 October. Listen to our pitch at the Start-Up competition, between 12:30 – 14:00 in the interactive workspace. The best start-ups and ideas from various 2010 events are brought together in this “dragon’s den”. In front of the audience and a panel of judges the […]

Pitch Slam Stockholm

BehavioSec was runner up in the Pitch Slam event taking place at Microsoft Sweden. We like to thank Microsoft and Guidewire group for hosting the event and the judges for putting us top three out of 300 companies. We like to congratulate the winners and hopefully we will take first prize the next time.