Biometrics , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Behavioral Biometrics-Based Authentication: A Status Report

Veridium CEO James Stickland Sizes Up Maturity of the Technology
James Stickland, CEO at Veridium

The quality of authentication provided by behavioral biometrics is improving, says James Stickland, CEO of Veridium. Nevertheless, he says, "we haven't reached a maturity level where it is used as an explicit form of authentication, but it's certainly now deemed as an implicit form of authentication."

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Stickland discusses:

  • New behavioral biometrics authentication trends;
  • The UEBA journey in organizations;
  • Using a blend of biometric capabilities for secure access.

Stickland is CEO at Veridium. Previously, he held senior leadership roles at HSBC, JP Morgan Chase and Cisco Systems, where he specialized in expanding a pipeline of venture capital and accelerating innovation within emerging technology portfolios.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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