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FIDO Security Tech Zone at TRANSACT 2016
April 19 @ 12:00 am – April 21 @ 11:59 pm EDT
The FIDO Alliance recently announced a partnership with ETA (Electronic Transactions Association) to launch the Security Tech Zone at TRANSACT 16, a leading event in payments technology. The Security Tech Zone will feature FIDO Alliance member organizations demonstrating products that incorporate the latest advancements in FIDO-enabled security and authentication. TRANSACT 16 will be held April 19-21 in Las Vegas.
FIDO Alliance member companies will demonstrate how they are effectively utilizing technology solutions based on FIDO standards that enable payment authentication to be completed more simply and securely, benefiting both the company and the consumer. FIDO is spearheading the movement towards reducing reliance on passwords to enhance the user experience and improve security.
FIDO Alliance members participating in the Security Tech Zone include Egis Technology, Ledger, mSIGNIA, Samsung SDS America, Sensory, Inc., StrongAuth, Inc., SurePassID, Synaptics, Inc, and OneSpan North America.
“At the FIDO Alliance, we understand that trust and confidence are paramount to the payments industry,” said Brett McDowell, FIDO Alliance Executive Director. “Consumers need to trust merchants, and merchants must have confidence in their payments providers’ ability to offer the safest commerce solutions available without compromising the user experience. At the Security Tech Zone at TRANSACT 16, attendees will see first-hand how FIDO standards-based solutions meet these requirements by reducing reliance on passwords while providing a superior and trusted customer authentication experience.”
Speaker: Brett McDowell, FIDO Alliance Executive Director
Title: Securing Web & Mobile Payments with FIDO Authentication
When: Tuesday, April 19, 11:00am - 11:50am
Session Room: South Pacific AB
Description: The growing use of biometrics as a replacement to traditional usernames and passwords offers a robust means to ensuring security for payments across mobile and web platforms. The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance focuses on the development of technical specifications to support interoperability among strong authentication devices and relying parties to authenticate users and help protect user privacy. This session will provide an overview of FIDO methods of authentication and address the tremendous benefits offered by utilizing FIDOcertified solutions for the payments industry.
Egis Technology Inc. is a leading provider of fingerprint biometrics specializes in providing a total turnkey solution with superior sensor performance and software functionality. With over 100 patents worldwide, their proprietary matching algorithm offers one of the best FAR/FRR performances in the current market while providing maximum security and convenience.
Product Description: Our fingerprint sensor, with the addition of our FIDO Certified™ UAF server and client, will bring the authentication and security needed for the safe and secure use of online payment platforms. Our capacitive touch sensor gives you a fast, convenient, and secure way to pay with just one touch. The Fingerprint USB U2F Dongle by Egis combines our fingerprint sensor with FIDO specifications, providing a highly secure device with the fingerprint sensor triggering security based on public-key cryptography. Durable and conveniently sized, just insert it into any USB port and it’ll work with any website that supports FIDO U2F protocol.
Ledger is a hardware security company designing the next generation of secure embedded devices. The company has deployed a popular security solution for the Bitcoin industry and recently introduced Ledger Blue, an enterprise signing device for a wide range of applications such as strong authentication (FIDO), data integrity and privacy.
Product Description: Ledger Blue is a personal lightweight personal security device architectured around a ST31 secure element with a touch screen, compatible with FIDO U2F for USB/BLE/NFC and FIDO UAF. Ledger Blue features an open development platform to create custom security applications and also offers Blockchain oriented APIs.
mSIGNIA offers the market’s bestinclass frictionless mobile authentication and device recognition solution, helping businesses limit risk, reduce fraud and enhance the customer experience within their fastestgrowing digital channels.
By combining dynamic contextual authentication and intelligent behavior data analytics, mSIGNIA provides a secure user experience for browser access and mobile apps that protect businesses and end users from account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches.
mSIGNIA’s patented and privacycompliant security platform provides defense for mobile app developers across a variety of industries, including financial services, eCommerce, payments, government and healthcare.
Product Description: mSIGNIA’s iDNA Platform brings the power of Big Data to mobility through the secure, realtime capture of user behavior patterns, effectively tethering the device to the user, to predict and prevent fraud. mSIGNIA’s patented, machine learning algorithms utilize contextual identity to establish trust between a user and a Web service through a new form of authentication that is catered to the individual ”The New What You Do.” Whether on premises or in the Cloud, mSIGNIA ingests and learns user behavior patterns, enabling and encouraging customers to transact business seamlessly across mobile apps and desktop browsers.
Samsung SDS America (SDSA) provides software and solutions for enterprise mobility, security, advanced analytics, mobile sales and training.
We enable our customers in the public sector, finance, retail and other industries to drive business in a hyper-connected economy by helping them increase productivity, solve business challenges, safeguard assets, and make smarter decisions.
Product Description: Samsung SDS Fast Identity Online is the next generation security solution for mobile devices using nonduplicative biometric data such as fingerprint, voice, or facial recognition. Samsung SDS FIDO reduces reliance on PINS and passwords and provides a convenient, reliable, and secure authentication experience. Use our solution to increase security and efficiency at call centers or secure confidential documents so it’s viewed only by the intended party or withdraw money from the ATM without ever taking out your wallet.
Sensory, Inc. is a profitable, venture backed, privately held company focused on improving the user experience through voice and vision technologies. Sensory’s TrulySecure™ combines Sensory’s award winning speaker verification with face authentication to enable a fast, convenient and accurate approach to biometric authentication.
Product Description: Sensory’s TrulySecure™ FIDO-certified Authenticator utilizes facial recognition, voice biometrics or both to enable a fast, convenient and accurate approach to on-device biometric authentication. An enrollment process less than 15 seconds and authentication in less than 1 second provide users the best combination of security and convenience.
StrongAuth, Inc. is a Silicon Valley company protecting sensitive data through cryptographic keymanagement for nearly 15 years. It helps companies comply with PCIDSS, HIPAA and other datasecurity regulations. A FIDO Alliance member for 2+ years, it is currently the only opensource, FIDO CertifiedTM server on the market.
Product Description: The StrongAuth KeyApplianceTM is used by payment processors and ecommerce companies, worldwide, to encrypt and tokenize PAN for compliance with PCIDSS. It is also used to process DUKPT (ANSI X9.241 2009) transactions for endtoend encryption. The embedded CryptoEngine module encrypts 50M documents for one of the world’s largest ecommerce companies, while the embedded FIDO CertifiedTM server module delivers hardwarebased strongauthentication to protect users and companies from phishing attacks and password breaches. With application level encryption (ALE) on the backend, and strongauthentication (SA) on the frontend, StrongAuth delivers more security for the dollar than any of its competitors. Guaranteed!
SurePassID’s nextgeneration security solutions are the fastest, most costeffective path to mobile app security. We deliver an omnichannel solution that protects user accounts at every level by leveraging the new FIDO standard to deliver convenient, passwordless twofactor authentication. The result is a frictionless experience that differentiates your offering, increases customer trust, and eliminates account takeover fraud.
Product Description: SurePassID provides the full-stack strong security solution for e-commerce, mobile commerce and payments to prevent Card-Not-Present fraud, Account Take-over fraud and Identity Theft.
SurePassID Authentication Server is FIDO-Certified and delivers the benefits you need, including: No cost to get started, Elimination of Passwords, Frictionless User Experience, Strong Two-Factor Authentication, Secure e-Commerce and Mobile Accounts, Enables “Bring Your Own Security” for 100% Opt-in user security.
SurePassID FIDO-certified authenticators include the unique TapID EMV Card that turns your standard EMV contactless payment card into a powerful and convenient authenticator. Our new Bluetooth FIDO app turns a mobile phone into a universal biometric authenticator.
Synaptics provides the broadest portfolio of human interface solutions in the industry, including Natural ID™ fingerprint sensors that enable authentication, mobile payments, and touchbased navigation for smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs. Synaptics ClearView™, ClearPad™ and TouchView™ display driver ICs (DDICs) and touch controllers power the touchscreens for devices ranging from entrylevel mobile phones to flagship premium smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs. The TouchPad™ family is integrated into the majority of today’s notebook computers. Synaptics’ user experience focus results in elegant solutions that are intuitive and effortless to use.
Product Description: The Synaptics Natural ID™ family of fingerprint sensors provides biometric authentication for access to devices and for authorization of online transactions in smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, keyboards and mice. Synaptics will be demonstrating FIDO Certified™ products ranging from entry level swipe-activated sensors to high-end touch-activated sensors with differentiated features. Flagship products incorporate match-in-sensor technology, an architecture that fully isolates matching algorithms in the sensor module thereby providing the utmost protection against on-device threats.
OneSpan is focused on application security, fraud and risk detection, twofactor authentication and esignature solutions helping organizations to enhance security and meet regulatory requirements. OneSpan enables over 10,000 customers in 100 countries to secure mobile and web apps, digital identities and transactions, and protect assets across financial, enterprise, ecommerce, government and healthcare markets. A FIDO Alliance member since 2014, OneSpan supports its mission to deliver secure and convenient authentication to users across all verticals with DIGIPASS SecureClick – a FIDO U2F ready Bluetooth device.
Product Description: OneSpan will demonstrate convenient and user friendly multi-factor authentication based on the FIDO U2F ready BLE (Blue Tooth Low Energy) device. DIGIPASS SecureClick can offer one-click user authentication for PCs and mobile devices enabled with Blue Tooth technology. No more insecure static passwords; nothing to remember.
DIGIPASS SecureClick is designed for a seamless and positive user experience, requiring just a single push of a button to authenticate users to a mobile or web application. After launching an application on a PC, tablet or smartphone, the user simply presses the “GO” button on DIGIPASS SecureClick and the authentication process is executed. No other action required.