Behave yourself – continuous authentication method presented by Digital Fingerprints

Digital Fingerprints is all about continuous authentication based on your natural behaviour. Imagine a scenario: When you come home, you use a key. Once you are in, you can do everything. Sometimes there is a second layer of protection, such as a code required to open a safe or a biometric reader next to your locker. Using keys or codes is not convenient for repetitive tasks. Imagine typing codes to access your fridge every time you want a snack. Our approach is to constantly look at the way you interact with your computer or smartphone and learn how you do things.

“During a single online session, we check several dozens to several hundreds of times if a person using your credentials behaves the way you did before. We use modern AI techniques together with stream processing in order to protect you against cyber attacks. Stolen credentials, account takeovers, frauds, identity theft are real threats, especially in the digital age. All you need to do is to be yourself and … that’s it. “
– says CEO, Mateusz Chrobok.

We all know that using credentials is not an optimal way to gain access to computer systems. Sooner or later, they might be lost, cracked or mishandled. When they are more secure, they tend to be lengthy and complex – thus hard to remember and harder to use on a daily basis. To be on the safe side, we need something more. Although the typical second-factor authentication is often a crucial step in increasing the level of security, it still requires typing codes, carrying hardware tokens and most of the time it is very inconvenient. Imagine that your bank, webmail or any other service that cares about your protection uses an invisible factor of authentication that proves your identity continuously. This is what digital.fingerprints does. We look at the way how you do things and not what you do. We care about your typing speed, not that your password is “password1”. Privacy and security are our core values in creating the business that is both ethical and secures data provided by the users. It is a part of our manifesto, available at We are fully compliant with PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication and GDPR.

“We believe that behavioural biometrics is the way to protect you with an additional and reliable layer of security with no impact on your experience with services that embed this technology. The system studies your behaviour, stores it in the form of machine learning models and then uses it to judge whether it is you, or someone else, that tries to use your privileges.”
– says CTO, Sebastian Czarnota.

Privacy of your behaviour is directly related to the data that we process. We do not, and we never will acquire any data that is perceived as sensitive i.e. your passwords, the text that you write or what services do you use. Instead, we acquire the information on how you type, how you move through a particular service and how you interact with it. We feel that this is the way the balance between the privacy and capability to protect the users should be.

We do not use your data for any other reason than for the protection of your account. We do not sell your data to anyone. Your data is not used beyond the service. We believe that GDPR is a great way to move forward with protecting privacy of customers. We aim to provide a higher level of protection for your data and help the providers of services to protect your resources.

Our core features are:

  • Strong protection of user data & approach to privacy
  • Quick adaptation to changes in user behaviour
  • Short time from event to scoring of behaviour
  • Providing continuous authentication
  • Configurable quality of models depending on risk modelling

Talk with us about continuous authentication, Invisible multi-factor authentication, CyberSecurity, Machine Learning, Ethics in user data processing.

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