UK bank NatWest has chosen behavioural biometrics firm BioCatch to help secure its online banking. BioCatch has been deployed at NatWest subsidiary Coutts since the start of 2016. The bank has now decided to go with a larger roll-out across the business.
The decision to go with BioCatch will come as a blow to IBM who has been a long-term security partner to NatWest. It currently provides its Trusteer Rapport to NatWest customers free of charge and has its own behavioural biometric solution. It will be interesting to see how IBM responds to this lost business.
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