Heartbeat Authentication Trialled in Banking

24th March 2015

The trial by Halifax, part of the Lloyds Banking Group, has been using the Nymi Band – a wearable piece of technology that can measure the user’s heart rate. Using the customer’s unique heartbeat as security authentication is a first in any sector, never mind for digital financial services but it isn’t the first time a bank has opted for biometrics to provide security.

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Join us at Identity Management Europe at the Movenpick Hotel in Amsterdam on 17th September 2015. Biometric authentication will be on the agenda, with presentations and case studies from senior leaders within European enterprise. Contact us for information on sponsorship, speaking or attending.

Below, Don Thibeau, Chairman of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) speaks to us about authentication and identity.


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