• Passwordless Authentication

    Whitepaper | January 21, 2020

    A new report released by the World Economic Forum finds that freeing ourselves of passwords will actually make us safer and businesses more efficient. Passwordless authentication does not mean removing all security barriers to our digitized society. It means harnessing tools such as artificial intelligence and machine learning to save…

  • Know the game, not just the rules: The changing face of cyber security.

    Whitepaper | April 10, 2018

    Dr. Richard Horne, Cyber Security Partner at PwC and member of Nok Nok Labs Board of Advisors, seeks to prompt a discussion about how our mindset and approach to cyber security needs to change. He proposes 10 areas where important challenges must be confronted.

  • Biometrics & Privacy: On Device vs On Server Matching

    Whitepaper | February 13, 2018

    PriceWaterhouseCoopers Legal LLC.  While biometric authentication allows you to step beyond username/passwords to improve the user experience, it also raises new issues around the privacy of consumer biometric information.

  • Strong Authentication:  It Is Time to Act

    Whitepaper | December 15, 2016
    The threats and dangers of hosting server-side secrets are ever increasing. The costs for resetting and managing passwords are continuous and onerous. Authentication no longer needs to be a source of friction and the cause of lost revenue. It can be a gateway to greater services, greater security, better customer…
  • Multifactor Authentication:  Technical Whitepaper

    Whitepaper | September 30, 2016
    This whitepaper presents an in-depth explanation of the FIDO architecture and the NNL S3 Authentication Suite. Intended for a more technical audience, the paper also discusses the security advantages of the architecture and its fit within the overall identity ecosystem.
  • Enabling Biometrics for Mobile Application Authentication: Comparing the Suite approach with Native APIs

    Whitepaper | January 15, 2016
    Username and passwords are untenable. Integrating biometrics has become an enterprise imperative that delivers both ease-of-use and improved security. This paper looks at the resources and risks associated with the native API approach and explains how Nok Nok Labs enables organizations to embrace biometrics while avoiding associated drawbacks.
  • Four Barriers to Adopting Strong Authentication

    Whitepaper | July 15, 2014
    This whitepaper describes four major barriers to the use of strong authentication: Cost, Usability, Security, and Privacy (“CUSP”). Each of these barriers can carry significant burdens when an organization seeks to adopt strong authentication, and businesses need to consider how these barriers may affect their adoption and deployment of additional…