Don’t Settle for Cloud Washed Solutions

Don’t Settle for Cloud Washed Solutions

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Resources BLOG POSTS Don't Settle for Cloud Washed Solutions Angelo Gajo | June 12, 2019 | 5 minutes Cloud computing became popularised during the early 2000s as Amazon created Amazon Web Services and Elastic Compute Cloud in 2006, followed by Google in 2008 with their Google App Engine and NASA’s OpenNebula later in 2008. Today, Amazon Web Services defines cloud computing as: “On-demand delivery of computer power, database, storage, applications, and other IT resources via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing.” – Amazon Web Services Many technological companies now use on-demand cloud-based platforms to offer pure cloud-native solutions like Auraya’s EVA for Amazon Connect. However, the rapid adoption and booming competition have driven some companies to undergo shortcuts to implement a 'cloud' solution. What is a pure cloud-native solution? Adding to…
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Why Voice Biometrics is Better Than Fingerprint Biometrics

Why Voice Biometrics is Better Than Fingerprint Biometrics

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Resources PRESS RELEASE Why Voice Biometrics is Better Than Fingerprint Biometrics Angelo Gajo | June 7, 2019 | 8 minutes Voice biometrics, such as Auraya's ArmorVox voice biometric engine, could prove to be the better biometric capability between voice and fingerprints as a dark web marketplace for digital fingerprints recently emerged. Initially spotted by Kaspersky lab researcher Sergey Lozhkin, Kapersky announced in their Singapore Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit that over 60,000 individual fingerprint data were being sold by criminals in the dark web marketplace named Genesis. Source: ZDNet Genesis: is your information in their marketplace? The creators of Genesis started advertising their products in the fall last year on forums where hackers discuss stolen payment card details. Users who previously have had malware or installed bad browser extensions would likely…
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Australian Organisations Hit by Data Breaches

Australian Organisations Hit by Data Breaches

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Resources PRESS RELEASE Australian Organisations Hit by Data Breaches Angelo Gajo | June 5, 2019 | 8 minutes Numerous Australian organisations have already been affected by severe data breaches this year including big names like Princess Polly, Canva, Australian National University and Westpac. Should companies invest more in new preventative methods such as implementing biometric verifications like ArmorVox’s voice verification? Princess Polly Princess Polly, an Australian fashion boutique e-tailer, announced on May 31st that they were recently breached by an unidentified third-party. The incident exposed customers’ personal information and payment details, leaving customers vulnerable to future scams such as identity theft and credit card fraud. To remedy the situation, they deployed a curative method of hiring external IT and cybersecurity consultants to investigate the incident and repair their online security.…
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Biometric Institute Released Updated 2019 Privacy Guidelines

Biometric Institute Released Updated 2019 Privacy Guidelines

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Resources BLOG POSTS Biometric Institute Released Updated 2019 Privacy Guidelines Angelo Gajo | May 24, 2019 | 3 minutes Biometric Institute have recently updated their privacy guidelines for biometrics and this time, they included the implications introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The purpose of the privacy guidelines is to guide people on biometric systems, to assure the public that ethical, good practice privacy principles were followed, to be a guide across numerous countries and jurisdictions, to provide practical advice about the implementation and management of biometrics and connected systems and finally, to help deal with biometric challenges and opportunities.The first edition of the privacy guidelines was first released to Biometric Institute members in 2006. Since its release, Auraya has been strongly supporting and adhering to the privacy codes…
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The Rise of Digital Identity and Mobile Devices

The Rise of Digital Identity and Mobile Devices

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Resources BLOG POSTS The Rise of Digital Identity and Mobile Devices Angelo Gajo | May 17, 2019 | 5 minutes The future of the digital age is fast steering towards a frictionless and mobile experience. In a recent online survey by IDology Inc., findings show that adults in the United States express stronger acknowledgement of digital identity with the increase in mobile phone numbers and email addresses being an important part of personal identity.IDology Inc. recently conducted an online research survey amongst adults over the age of 18 in the United States. The survey generated 1,499 respondents between January 29 and February 11. The survey findings depicted an interesting trend in the acceptance of digital identities. Of these respondents, 51% believe that their mobile phones are an important part of…
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