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Dear Customer: Your Secret is(n’t) Safe with Me

“Secrets based” authentication based off of your customer’s static PII today alone, is useless. With the addition of another massive data breach earlier this week of over 340M individual records of consumer and businesses with consumer profiles and preferences from a market data aggregation firm, consumer’s secrets are now fully exposed. Identifying data like the number of children you have,…
September 6, 2013
Travel in style
A happy Pindrop customer wearing his Pindrop T on an elephant in Thailand! Must be tracking down fraudsters!
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July 30, 2013
Internet-like Attacks Are Already Targeting the Telephony Channel
I just finished a series of blog posts asserting that the telephony landscape has changed fundamentally. Unfortunately, evidence abounds. In the “Demise of POTS: An…
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July 24, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Multi-layered Approach for Countering Emerging Threats
Telephony going the Internet way is the title of this series of blog posts. In this concluding post on this topic, let us revisit the…
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July 23, 2013
Black Hat, Defcon & The ALL-IN Party
Next week, the week of July 29, is the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas. The annual hacker meetup is not your traditional conference. The…
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July 19, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Secure Phone Fingerprinting
Last week we discussed a number of requirements for phone authentication solutions. Ideally, we want both high accuracy and strong security. This means low false…
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July 10, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Voice Biometrics
Voice biometrics, where characteristics of a speaker’s voice are used to authenticate him or her, is a recent development from the long history of speech…
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June 26, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Pitfalls of Knowledge-Based Authentication
In Caller-ID Spoofing we discussed how difficult it is to verify a caller. Why does that matter? Because banks are losing millions of dollars in fraudulent…
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June 19, 2013
Investment in Pindrop
The phone ecosystem is insecure. Caller ID is broken. How many times have you got a call from a bank and wondered if it was…
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June 12, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Caller-ID Spoofing
All of us need to be vigilant and safeguard our financial lives against social engineering and other attacks that have grown in frequency and sophistication…
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May 9, 2013
Voice Biometrics Conference Panel: What You Can Learn From a Phone Call
Pindrop is sponsoring, exhibiting and speaking at the Voice Biometrics Conference in San Francisco this week. This morning, at 11:15am PST, Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO &…
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February 15, 2013
Startup Rally flexes Georgia and Atlanta’s entrepreneurial muscles
Pindrop Security is happy to be participating in Startup Rally – “a monumental celebration of Georgia’s entrepreneurial spirit that includes a startup exposition with over…
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February 6, 2013
Complimentary RSA Pass courtesy of Pindrop
Get a FREE pass to the RSA Conference! The RSA conference is February 25-28 and we’re excited to be there. We’re nominated for two SC…
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Introducing Pindrop® Express – Authenticate without compromise.