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5 Benefits of using Mobile ID Wallets and use-cases

Digital identity wallets enable a trusted, convenient, and rich online experience for users where they can provide their identity, authenticate on websites, sign documents digitally and confirm transactions. All these tasks can be done in seconds while better engaging with private and public online service providers. A mobile ID wallet can be used for: User …

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The Rise of the Mobile ID Wallet: A Trusted and Secure Digital Identity

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments and organizations to reconsider their approach to identity and access management  The world continues to experience significant technological changes which have made it easier to complete tasks and enhance productivity. Once upon a time, mobile phones were used to make calls, send text messages, and do calculations. Then they …

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Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Security 2021

Build38 recognized in Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Application Security 2021

Build38 is listed as a Sample Vendor in this Hype Cycle for second time in a row.  Build38 has been recognized as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Security 2021*. Build38’s application shielding solution enables companies to protect security sensitive data and critical business logic. It protects businesses and their mobile applications from …

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Build38 holds its first F2F Board Meeting after the pandemic

All the board members of Build38 and its founders had the chance to meet at the Barcelona office for a very special Board Meeting. Being the first time all the members met together face-to-face since the last funding round was completed in January this year, it was a special occasion to know each other better …

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Security framework from Build38 makes eHealth apps secure

Security framework from Build38 makes eHealth apps secure Comprehensive app security guaranteed from development With the current boom in eHealth apps, concerns around security and privacy are growing louder. Particularly in the case of health apps that provide information about specific diseases, offer support or form the communication interface between health insurers and customers, sensitive …

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App security specialist Build38 welcomes Manuel Holzhauer as new advisory board member

App security specialist Build38 welcomes Manuel Holzhauer as new advisory board member Focus on digital transformation in the finance and insurance market With immediate effect Manuel Holzhauer joins the advisory board of Build38. In doing so, the start-up benefits from its many years of experience and extensive network from its activities in the start-up, finance …

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Silicon Vault, by Build38, makes data storage on mobile devices more secure

Product update ensures improved control over sensitive data With the Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) Build38 has developed a software development kit (SDK) that protects mobile apps from all online threats. In order to adapt the T.A.K to new security requirements, the provider has now added Silicon Vault to its tool, which uses the hardware (HW)-backed …

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The fundamentals of implementing strong Device Identification

The fundamentals of implementing strong Device Identification Some weeks ago, IBM Trusteer reported a massive fraud operation against banks, which lead to losses in the order of millions of dollars. In a nutshell, attackers managed to 1) steal end user credentials and 2) bypass the fraud management scheme of the banks in order to automate …

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Secure Mobile Banking: Build38 present at the Nordic IT Security Summit

Cybersecurity event for the financial sector Cyberattacks are occurring more and more frequently around the world. Especially banks and financial institutions are very much affected. To support the financial sector on cybersecurity, the Financial Institutions Edition of the annual Nordic IT Security (NITS) Summit has been launched. This will provide a platform for the fintech, …

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eHealth apps already without security risks and side effects

Goodbye to security and data protection problems We are currently experiencing a boom in eHealth apps. Some apps accompany patients during certain illnesses, provide information and offer support, while other apps help with weight loss, exercise or serve as a means of communication between health insurers and customers. Soon there will also be the e-prescription …

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Mobile app security through security framework: Build38 enters into distribution partnership with TÜV AUSTRIA subsidiary SPP

Expansion of the partner network in the DACH region Munich, February 23, 2021 – With the number of mobile applications growing every day, the topic of app security plays an important role worldwide. Attacks, in which cybercriminals gain access to apps via security vulnerabilities and thus obtain sensitive data, occur again and again. To solve …

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Build38 brings new investors on board and gets three million euros funding in its Pre-Series A round

Pushing the growth story further with fresh capital Munich, Münster, Barcelona, January 12, 2021 – Two years after its foundation and many successfully implemented projects, Build38 is ready for the next growth step. The provider of mobile app security solutions has succeeded in closing its Pre-Series-A funding round with two new investors. This brings the …

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MineSec and Build38 enter a partnership to bring SoftPOS to the masses

The collaboration is focused in increase Contactless Payments through the use of standard mobile phones, enabling small retailers and independent providers of services to accept contactless payments.   Singapore, 22nd December 2020. MineSec, the Asian provider of the white-label SoftPOS solutions MineHades and MineZeus that allow Payment Services Providers and Acquirers to personalize and brand …

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Shift Left Security – Learn about this critical trend that will remain

Shift Left Security – a trend that will remain Traditionally, organizations focus their security efforts near the end of a development and release cycle. While this can ensure that the rest of the software achieves a certain level of stability, high risks and vulnerabilities remain. Shift Left Security is a remedy to this problem: Implement …

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Build38 wins the PwC Award for the “Best Cybersecurity Solution of the Year 2020″

T.A.K Client prevails against 25 cybersecurity solutions Munich, November 5th – Build38 wins the PwC-Award for the best cybersecurity solution of the year. As part of the digital event, the German provider was able to prevail against 25 international security start-ups with its Mobile App and Fraud Protection solution T.A.K Client. This year’s PwC Luxembourg …

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Contactless Payment, Part 2: Drives business and requires the right security!

In the first part of this blog series, we have already informed you that there is a strong trend towards cashless and especially contactless payment. Payment via smartphone is also becoming increasingly important. The SPoC and CPoC standards provided by the PCI play an important role here. PCI SPoC and CPoC – what is this …

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Contactless Payment, Part 1: The smartphone and App replace the card reader

An increase of 20 % cashless payments were recorded in the first half of 2020. Cashless payments are more popular than ever. This trend was also accelerated in particular by Covid-19. In Germany, for example, an increase of 20 % cashless payments were recorded in the first half of 2020. Every second payment was even …

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Participation at the Black Hat Asia 2020 conference by our APAC Managing Director

During the Black Hat Asia 2020 event, held between September 29th and October 2nd and that happened virtually this year due to the global COVID19 situation, there was a session where a panel of Singapore entrepreneurs discussed about the challenges that start-ups in the Cyber Security space have to face these days. Titled “Hunting Cheese …

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Build38 is selected for the participation in the Swiss KICKSTART program 2020 edition

Build38 was selected after various rounds of pitching and presenting to be part of the 2020 cohort of the renowned Swiss accelerator program KICKSTART. This is for me a great honor but even more a great opportunity to conquer the Swiss market and show industry leaders like AXA, Mobiliar, Swisscom, PostFinance and others what Build38 …

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Build38 a CyberTech100 Company: The most innovative Cyber companies for Financial Services

Build38 is proud to be part of the #CyberTech100 for 2020, the 100 innovative companies that every financial institution needs to know about when they consider and develop their information security and financial crime fighting strategies. We were chosen by a panel of industry experts and analysts who reviewed a study of over 1,000 CyberTech …

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Risk-free Healthcare Mobility: Understand mobile risks, enhance security, and master it

Healthcare providers, healthcare delivery organizations (HDO) and healthcare professionals (HCP) increasingly use mobile applications (“apps”). Mobile apps empower them to effectively optimize communication among patients, healthcare providers and their care givers. They also deliver better outcomes: Allow the monitoring of patient’s conditions around the clock, the personalization of their healthcare and improve the accuracy of …

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CYSEC and Build38 partner to streamline the secure deployment of Mobile App Security and Threat Protection

Lausanne – Switzerland, Singapore, Munich – Germany – June 4th, 2020 Build38 GmbH, the global provider of Mobile Application Security made in Germany, is partnering with CYSEC SA from Switzerland to offer a fully-integrated solution combining mobile and backend deployments for Enterprise customers. Mobile app fraud is on the rise with a 70% increase year …

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Build38 and Pryv Team Up to Simplify Mobile Security and Privacy for Digital Health Companies

Lausanne/Switzerland, Munich/Germany 5 May, 2020 – The Swiss leading provider of privacy and personal data management software, Pryv SA, and Build38 GmbH, the global provider of mobile application protection solutions, announced a strategic collaboration to address the growing demand for security and privacy compliance for the Digital Health and InsurTech Industry. Security with app hardening …

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