Biometrics , Multi-factor & Risk-based Authentication , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Putting Behavioral Biometrics to Use

NeoEYED's Tamaghna Basu Explains How the Technology
Tamaghna Basu, CTO, NeoEYED

To help prevent fraud, more organizations are moving toward the use of behavioral biometrics for authentication, says Tamaghna Basu, CTO at NeoEYED.

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"Primarily fintech is the industry which is extensively looking at it and trying to use it because that is where the stakes are higher," he says.

Among the most common form of behavioral biometrics is keystroke dynamics, Basu says. "Keystroke dynamics is one area where you actually study the typing pattern of the user - how he is typing, what's the speed, the kind of errors they make. ... There are more than 100 factors ... which we use to build a profile of a person."

In this video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in Bengaluru, Basu discusses:

  • Why behavioral biometrics is on the rise;
  • What are the challenges to deploying the technology;
  • Which industries are deploying this technology.

Basu is the co-founder and CTO of neoEYED. He has more than 12 years of experience in cybersecurity consulting, and has assisted such companies as PwC, PayPal and Walmart. His main areas of research include application security and network pen

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Suparna Goswami is Associate Editor at ISMG Asia and has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats ranging from global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine, and leading Indian newspapers like DNA and Times of India.

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