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Digital Fingerprints uses behavioral biometrics, a machine learning-based approach for identifying users based on their behavior, to add a layer of additional authentication to the login process.

For every login attempt, Digital Fingerprints generates a score that indicates how likely the user attempting the login is the same person as the authorized user.

Companies set their thresholds for this score and their own policies for the actions to take at those thresholds, perhaps rerouting some users to secondary authentication, while blocking others.

Misidentification of authorized users as suspicious is certainly possible, so companies should only use the Digital Fingerprints tool along with other authentication methods. That being said, it does an excellent job identifying bots and other types of brute force attacks.

Copyright © Intellyx LLC. Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, none of the organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. To be considered for a Brain Candy article, email us at pr@intellyx.com.

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