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Protecting Your Apps From The Free Public WiFi Threat July 6, 2018

We’ve all heard the guidance to never connect to public wifi without using a VPN, or to avoid it completely if possible. I’m sure that those of us that are security professionals are pretty good and paranoid about it. But what about the general public?


Examining the Impact of GDPR on Risk-Based Authentication May 15, 2018

On May 25, a new piece of legislation is coming into force in the European Union (EU). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is probably the most important change to data privacy regulation in 20 years; it’s going to impact the way companies collect, process, and store consumer data. Organizations subject to the GDPR have to take a close look at how their identity and access management processes and security controls will support their ability to comply with the regulation, and make the appropriate adjustments, if necessary. There’s a plethora of information available on this topic, ...


A Deadly Combination: APIs and Credential Stuffing February 28, 2018

Last week, Akamai published their Q4 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report. Given the sheer volume of traffic that Akamai handles through their Content Delivery Network (CDN), they have a unique perspective on emerging patterns in Internet behavior, both good and bad.


Uniken CEO Recognized as a Top 10 Most Innovative Business Leader February 16, 2018

Bimal Gandhi, the CEO of Uniken, was recently recognized by Insights Success as one of the “10 Most Innovative Business Leaders to Watch in 2018.” Part of the reason that Bimal was chosen for this list was his role as a driving force in Uniken’s “contributions towards introducing a mobile-first world with amazing security and phenomenal customer experience.”


Trading off Security and Usability Creates a Barrier to Digital Transformation, Leaving You on the Wrong Side February 9, 2018

Not long after an erroneous missile warning sent Hawaiians into a security panic, the throngs of amateur usability designers on the Internet scolded Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency for creating a system where an employee could literally push the wrong button and cause a security panic.


The Future of Biometric Authentication February 1, 2018

Our CTO, Nishant Kaushik, published a great post about biometrics security/authentication on his personal blog earlier this week regarding their implications and the danger of trade-offs in security and usability.

This article was originally posted on Talking Identity on January 29, 2018:


Why Financial Firms Must Balance Customer Experience (CX) and Security January 11, 2018

Think about the experience you have when shopping on Amazon, driving to a location you’ve never been before using Waze, or trying to determine which television show to binge next on Netflix. The businesses that win in this moment are the ones striving to delight their customers in ways both big and small.


Anatomy of a Hack - Brazilian Bank Attack November 20, 2017

We are in the midst of a digital revolution where both the Internet and digital technologies formulate and drive the way we live and communicate. Both elements have changed the world, connecting dispersed endpoints, and creating an entirely new culture of communication. Through the use of mobile technologies, we are now more connected than ever before.


Uniken Launches REL-IDverify 2.0 at Invest Summit July 13, 2017

Uniken Launches REL-IDverify 2.0 at InVest Summit in New York on Tuesday, July 11th.

Robert Levine, COO of Uniken, demonstrated the newest version of REL-IDverify on the main stage for all attendees. REL-IDverify 2.0 ensures that customers' digital channels have controls required to survive zero-day attacks while maintaining a great customer and brand experience. REL-ID's omni-channel security technology protects against credential compromise, network attacks and device malware, satisfying the user experience, security and compliance needs in a mobile-first world.


DDOS Impact to Digital Channels Remain Out of Control July 13, 2017

DDOS impact to Digital Channels remain out of control!

When teenagers are able to run successful enterprises offering DDOS attack services for hire, it’s clear the cost Vs. benefit gained are way too low. To stop DDOS we must figure out a way to make the cost of perpetrating beyond the benefit gained. The current approach of combining extreme bandwidth with protocol break, volumetric and heuristics (examples: machine learning & shared intelligence) checks are not sufficient to break the cycle. Volumes and rates of attacks keep growing and the costs to attack remain low and in some cases have been lowered by dark net tools.


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