Nymi announces a US $15 million Series B round of funding, led by new investor GII Tech from Dubai, with participation from Nymi's Series A investors, Relay Ventures and Ignition Partners.
Atos, leader in digital transformation, is launching, under its technological brand Bull, a new, ultra-secure authentication method in its Evidian Enterprise SSO solution. It will now use the Nymi Band, an authentication wristband based on a person’s heartbeat, to enable Always On Authentication™. In partnership with Nymi, the leader in wearable authentication devices and creator of the Nymi Band, Atos is now offering users a new way to securely access their data and critical applications via multi-factor authentication.
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Biometrics are FinTech’s BFF. But Karl Martin, Nymi founder and CTO, says that the only truly reliable biometric is the heartbeat, since, among other things, it says that the consumer is alive. In this issue of the Digital Identity Tracker, Martin makes his case about how authentication is only a heartbeat away. That and the latest rankings of more than 65 players in the digital identity space awai
"People are having to jump through more and more hoops to create a secure authentication," says Karl Martin, founder of Nymi, a Toronto-based startup that created a wristband that can identify its wearer based on their electrocardiogram, or the electrical activity of their heart.
Forget typing long and complicated passwords, Microsoft wants to make it easier and quicker for you to log in to your PC. And soon, you'll be able to do it from your wrist.
Toronto start-up Nymi uses your unique heartbeat for authentication with its $149 wearable band, currently in beta. Confirm your identity once, and then go through your day without worrying.

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