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RSA has also added additional features around location awareness and mobile device identification in order to better identify anomalous locations not previously associated with the user.
"We are using either Wi-Fi or cell phone triangulation," RSA's Blackshaw said. "In some places we see more fraud than in others, so we are learning that some places are more risky than others."
To combat automatic teller machine attacks in the banking sector, the Adaptive Authentication solution now protects against account takeover fraud in the ATM channel by assessing ATM-specific activity including date and time of access, transaction amount, frequency of withdrawal, ATM owner and ID, and location of ATMs in order to assess risk.
Adaptive Authentication comes in two versions. One, which is designed for hosted environments, will be available in January and priced on a per-transaction model. A second, on-premises version is already available and is priced on a per-user basis.