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BBVA Selects Neoris and AuthenWare to Authenticate the Internal Communications Accounts of Its Employees


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Neoris, a global business and IT consulting company, and AuthenWare, the leading vendor of Behavioral Biometrics, have been selected by BBVA to secure the intranet communications accounts of its more than 120,000 employees, using innovative biometric authentication and real-time fraud detection software. AuthenWare’s second factor authentication coupled with Neoris’ award-winning consulting services breaks the paradigm in the world of online security.

BBVA, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, required an innovative security solution that was simple to use and easy to deploy.

BBVA sought to invest in technology in order to reduce operational costs and provide better service to its customers. As a result, BBVA developed in-house apps, such as a worldwide employee directory, an internal newspaper and workflow tools.

Neoris, the consulting company assessing BBVA for this project, introduced AuthenWare as a second factor authentication system to secure these data-critical apps.

“AuthenWare is part of our cyberbiometric architecture and acts as a mechanism for generating identity scoring. It allows us to have an additional element in the online risk decision making process of our employees," said Santiago Moral, Technical and Security Director of BBVA.

"In today’s world, security is based on unnatural demands, such as remembering complicated passwords; that’s why we developed a security solution that is based on human nature or human behaviors,” said Felix Racca, CEO of AuthenWare. “With AuthenWare, users login normally and the authentication happens seamlessly in the background. Our technology identifies the user based on their behaviors. The result is that users adopt online security because it is easier and more convenient.”


"At Neoris, we are constantly offering our clients the latest technology innovation to help them maximize their investments,” said Claudio Muruzabal CEO of Neoris. “We believe biometric authentication, combined with the multi-channel security, sets a new standard in this area, and AuthenWare was the right partner for this project.”

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About BBVA

BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is biased to high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.


About Neoris

Neoris is a global business and IT consulting company that specializes in providing application outsourcing services and solutions and services in support of SAP applications. Neoris is the largest IT consulting and systems integration company in Mexico and the second largest in Latin America. Neoris offers systems integration, custom application development, IT consulting, and software deployment and support solutions. The company is a leading provider of nearshore outsourcing services through a global delivery model leveraging six worldwide software development centers. In 2013, IAOP recognized Neoris as one of the best outsourcing service providers worldwide,. Headquartered in Miami, Fla., Neoris has operations in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. More information is available at www.neoris.com : cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww .. .


About Authenware

AuthenWare is based on behavioral biometrics. It is as accurate as physical biometrics but cannot be mocked or stolen. It’s simple, easy-to-use and adheres to privacy and government regulations. The product uniquely identifies and authenticates valid users by measuring the distinct rhythm of an individual's personal typing pattern in combination with user-specific behavioral and environmental characteristics.

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