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Behavioural Biometrics Market

Behavioural Biometrics Market

Behavioural Biometrics Market Growth to Propel Owing to Rising Cyber-Attacks Worldwide during 2021-2031

Behavioural Biometrics Market
  • Sep-2021
  • List of Tables : 108
  • List of Figures : 241
  • 170 Pages
  • Technology

Market Snapshot

As per latest industry analysis published by Fact.MR, the global market for behavioural biometrics reached a valuation of around US$ 1.5 Bn in 2020, and is slated to accelerate at a stupendous CAGR of 20% to top US$ 9 Bn by 2031. The behavioural biometrics software is set to be worth over US$ 6 Bn in the next ten years.

Key Insights Offered in Behavioural Biometrics Industry Survey:

  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2016-2031)
  • Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  • Behavioural Biometrics Market Size in 2021
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Behavioural Biometrics Market Growth to 2031
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact on Demand for Behavioural Biometrics and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

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Revenue Analysis of Behavioural Biometrics from 2016 to 2020 Compared to Demand Outlook for 2021 to 2031

As per Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global behavioural biometrics market thrived at a CAGR of over 9% from 2016 to 2020 to be worth US$ 1.5 Bn.

Cybercriminals steal data such as email, physical addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, and other personal details to open a fraudulent account. According to Plurilock Security research, 2016 and 2017 marked 82,000 and 160,000 cyber-attacks respectively, across the world. Behavioural biometrics technology solves these problems by using machine learning to analyze patterns. The high need to prevent cyber-attacks has driven adoption of behavioural biometric systems at a rapid pace.

With an increase in the number of mobile phone users with bank accounts, there has been rapid rise in mobile banking. Fraudsters are targeting digital transactions, and this is one of the key factors driving the global behavioural biometrics technology market. Demand for more developments in machine learning and artificial intelligence for advanced digital security has further led to the proliferation of behavioural biometrics.

Behavioural biometrics technology has a unique ability, which bridges the gap between security and user experience, and this significant factor is further impelling the need for behavioural biometrics in eHealth and well-being.

Latest trends and advancements in behavioural biometrics are also a significant factor that has led to an increase in investments by top behavioural biometric service providers.

Furthermore, government initiatives have been instrumental in promoting the adoption of these technologies, with governments across different countries providing subsidies on the installation of new solutions.

Considering these factors, the market is projected to witness high growth over the coming years, registering a CAGR of 20% to cross US$ 9 Bn by 2031.

How is New Technology Adoption Driving Market Growth for Behavioural Biometrics?

As several behavioural patterns and data points are being continuously collected by behavioural biometrics, any combination of data can be employed for the identification of a user. Thus, the authentication is precise and accurate, and users cannot practicably be impersonated.

Advent of AI in behavioural biometrics is a major growth driver for the market. Since the fundamental incident signals in which the device user’s behavioural data, such as length of stride and speed of typing are encoded, it cannot be easily susceptible to human interpretation.

Hence, AI-driven behavioural biometrics undertaking is adding impetus to the market by delivering real-time results. Rising demand for behaviour-based technologies will be a major factor for the emergence of AI in behavioural biometrics.

Due to an increase in the number of Internet users, people have found their digital journey painful as they are losing their security trust on online activities and privacy. This need to protect sensitive data from cyber intrusions with modern security and increasing demand for voice recognition in behavioural biometrics has driven market growth.

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What are the Key Challenges Faced by Behavioural Biometrics Providers?

One of the major challenges faced by behavioural biometrics providers globally is high installation cost. Due to ongoing technology upgrades, initial cost of adopting behavioural biometrics has increased rapidly, which restrains end users from purchasing these solutions.

This is especially prevalent in developing nations where budgets for educational institutes will not be able to accommodate this technology. Even in developed nations, the cyber security budget of many companies is rather limited, which can hinder the adoption of behavioural biometrics-based mobile authentication solutions.

Concerns associated with the security of the technology and high cost of cloud-based behavioural biometric tools are some of the restraining factors that may affect the growth of the biometrics market to some extent.

Which Region Offers Huge Opportunity for Providers of Behavioural Biometrics?

Owing to growing demand for behavioural biometrics in the BFSI segment and ICT sector in North America, the region is anticipated to hold more than 40% share in the global market for behavioural biometrics.

Availability of IT infrastructure and increasing demand for gait recognition are factors expected to drive growth of the market in the region.

Further, the region benefits from governmental interest and funding in security sectors. The government is known to aggressively fund research and start-ups in the field of behavioural biometrics.

Rising demand for behaviour-based authentication software in Canada, latest trends of behavioural biometric software in Japan, and growing demand for behavioural biometrics in Germany are supplementing market growth in these respective countries.

Behavioural biometrics market regional analysis by Fact.MR

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Country-wise Analysis

What is the Behavioural Biometrics Demand Outlook for the U.S.?

The U.S. market was valued at over US$ 420 Mn in 2020. Top behavioural biometric software and service providers located in the U.S. is one of the major driving factors for market growth here.

All major companies in finance, retail, and IT & Telecom are moving towards the adoption of behavioural biometrics for fraud prevention.  The U.S. government has shown keen interest in implementing behavioural biometrics, and it is spending millions and dollars to develop advanced behavioural biometrics applications in public sector departments.

Growing demand for keystroke dynamics, gait analysis, and signature analysis in the U.S. has opened new growth avenues for providers of behavioural biometrics.

Will China Offer Increasing Opportunities for Companies Providing Behavioural Biometrics?

By 2031, the market in China is expected to be worth roughly US$ 1.1 Bn. Increasing demand for advanced security systems and growing finance sector are factors anticipated to drive the growth of the market in China.

Rising proliferation of mobile payment and real-time payment platforms across the country has increased fraud events, which is driving demand for behavioural biometric services in China. Furthermore, top behavioural biometrics solution providers in China are focusing on providing secured authentication solutions based on behavioural biometrics to their customers.

Category-wise Insights

What Makes Behavioural Biometrics Software Hold a Higher Market Share?

The software segment is the highest revenue-generating segment accounting for 60% of global revenue. Growing demand for reliable and safe digital transactions globally, owing to increasing penetration of smartphones and e-commerce, is leading to increased adoption of behavioural biometrics software.

To reduce fraud, increase security, and minimize costs associated with traditional multi-factor authentication solutions and passwords, vendors are developing behaviour-based authentication software. Additionally, rising number of fraudulent activities coming to light is driving demand for behavioural biometrics tools.

  • For instance, in March 2019, Veridium Ltd., a provider of identity and access management software, launched InMotion for VeridiumID, the company’s software-only platform for mobile security.

Behavioural biometrics platforms provide enhanced mobile security for individuals and businesses. The software makes use of User Behavior Analytics (UBA) to identify patterns in human behaviour and detect anomalies, which could indicate security breaches, using statistical analytics.

Introduction of such innovative software based on behavioural biometrics is further expected to drive growth of the software segment over the next ten years.

Why Do Large Enterprises Lead Demand for Behavioural Biometrics?

Large enterprises focus on implementing behavioural biometrics in their business applications to enhance customer loyalty and reduce overall infrastructure costs. This trend is expected to drive demand for advanced behavioural biometrics applications in the large enterprises segment to a great extent.

Increasingly sophisticated data theft and cyber-attacks are driving the adoption of behavioural biometrics-based cyber security measures, which provide adaptive authentication and persistent security for large enterprises. Furthermore, behavioural biometrics tools allow large enterprises to meet increasingly stringent cyber-security regulations and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-171, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Increasing advances in technology and technology-driven business models increase customer expectations for a high-end security experience to protect their data. To provide an improved security experience, large enterprises are adopting a combination of two or more biometrics modalities such as face detection biometric technology, fingerprint biometric systems, and voice recognition in behavioural biometrics, so as to offer secure services to their customers.

Has COVID-19 Impacted the Behavioural Biometrics Industry?

Healthcare, banking, and retail are the top industries adopting contactless biometric technologies for enhanced safety. Due to COVID-19, many of the public and private sectors are using behavioural biometrics for ensuring modern security.

The world has seen demand for secure, hygienic, and convenient authentication systems during this pandemic. It has been difficult for users to touch card readers, keypads, and devices for identity authentication.

The pandemic has forced top biometric component and equipment manufacturers to halt manufacturing operations on a temporary basis to obey government rules, and due adverse impact on supply chains, revenue of companies has been affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire global economy in unprecedented ways.

Various companies or industries have asked their staff to work from home, and this has intensified the need for digital solutions. With the outbreak of COVID 19, the market for behavioural biometrics is expected to witness significant growth due to increasing cyber-attacks and data breaches across the globe.

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Competitive Landscape

Major vendors providing behavioural biometric software and services are continuously focusing on research & development for increasing their share in the global market.

  • In February 2019, Plurilock Security Solutions Inc. introduced its new product ADAPT MFA, to provide next-generation multi-factor authentication for enterprise environments.
  • In February 2020, BioCatch, a global leader in behavioural biometrics, acquired Aimbrain, to enhance fraud detection, delivering seamless and secure digital experience to organizations and users.

Behavioural Biometrics Industry Report Scope



Market size value in 2020

USD 1.5 Billion

Market forecast value in 2031

USD 9 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 20% from 2021 to 2031

Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & ‘000 Units for Volume

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • MEA

Key Countries Covered

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • GCC
  • South Africa

Key Market Segments Covered

  • Component
  • Deployment Model
  • Enterprise Size
  • Type
  • Application
  • Industry Vertical
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • BioCatch Ltd.
  • Nuance Communications Inc.
  • MasterCard Incorporated
  • ThreatMark s.r.o.
  • Plurilock Security Solutions Inc.
  • Secured Touch
  • GetSmart Solutions Ltd.
  • Akiyama
  • NuData Security
  • G2 Data Technologies
  • Nexgen Technologies
  • Net Com SAS
  • UnifyID
  • SecureAuth Corporation
  • Fair Issac Corporation
  • BehavioSec Inc.


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Key Segments Covered in Behavioural Biometrics Industry Research

  • Component

    • Behavioural Biometric Software
    • Behavioural Biometric Services
      • Behavioural Biometric Managed Services
      • Behavioural Biometric Professional Services
  • Deployment Model

    • On-premise Behavioural Biometrics Solutions
    • Cloud-based Behavioural Biometrics Solutions
  • Enterprise Size

    • Behavioural Biometrics for Small & Medium Enterprises
    • Behavioural Biometrics for Large Enterprises
  • Type

    • Keystroke Dynamics
    • Gait Analysis
    • Signature Analysis
    • Voice Recognition
  • Application

    • Application of Behavioural Biometrics in Identity & Access Management
    • Application of Behavioural Biometrics in Risk & Compliance Management
    • Application of Behavioural Biometrics in Fraud Detection & Prevention Management
    • Application of Behavioural Biometrics in Identity Proofing
    • Application of Behavioural Biometrics in Continuous Authentication
      • Single Factor Behavioural Biometric Authentication
      • Multi-Factor Behavioural Biometric Authentication
  • Industry Vertical

    • Use of Behavioural Biometrics in BFSI Sector
    • Use of Behavioural Biometrics in Retail & e-Commerce Sector
    • Use of Behavioural Biometrics in Healthcare Sector
    • Use of Behavioural Biometrics in Government & Defense Sector
    • Use of Behavioural Biometrics in IT & Telecom Sector

Behavioural Biometrics Market: Report Scope

A recent study by Fact.MR on the behavioural biometrics market offers a 10-year forecast for 2021 to 2031. The study analyzes crucial trends that are currently determining the growth of the market. This report explicates recent market developments, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, product approvals, product launches, geographical expansions, and technological innovations associated with behavioural biometrics market!

The study also provides the dynamics responsible for influencing the future status of the behavioural biometrics market over the forecast period. A detailed assessment of value chain analysis, business execution, and supply chain analysis across regional markets has been covered in the report.

A list of prominent companies providing behavioural biometrics, along with their product portfolios, enhances the reliability of this comprehensive research study.

Report Summary

The study offers comprehensive analysis on diverse features, including revenue growth, product enhancements, and revenue generation from behavioural biometrics across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on the market has been provided through an optimistic scenario as well as a conservative scenario, taking into account the revenue through of behavioural biometrics during the forecast period. Price point comparison by region with global average price is also considered in the study.

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which are the most lucrative markets for behavioural biometrics?
  • Which factors will impact the growth of the market?
  • How will changing trends impact the strategies of market players?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities across regions?
  • Which companies are leading the behavioural biometrics industry?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the market?

Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

The market has been analyzed for each market segment in terms of value (US$ Mn).

Market estimates at global and regional levels for behavioural biometrics are available in terms of “US$ Mn”. A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent market segments, along with market attractiveness evaluation, has been incorporated in the report. Furthermore, absolute dollar opportunity analysis of all the segments adds prominence to the report. Absolute dollar opportunity plays a crucial role in assessing the level of opportunity that a company can look to achieve, along with identifying potential resources, considering the revenue perspective in the global behavioural biometrics market.

Inspected Assessment on Regional Segments

Key sections have been elaborated in the report, which have helped deliver projections on regional markets. These chapters include market forces analysis, which is expected to have a momentous influence on the growth of the behavioural biometrics market during the forecast period.

Country-specific valuation on revenue for behavioural biometrics has been offered for each regional market, along with market scope estimates and forecasts, and impact analysis of the dynamics of prominence in regions and countries. For all regional markets, Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Detailed breakup in terms of value for key countries has also been included in the report.

Competition Analysis

The report sheds light on leading providers of behavioural biometrics, along with their detailed profiles. Essential and up-to-date data related to market performers who are principally engaged in the behavioural biometrics has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits report readers to take preemptive steps in advancing their businesses.

Company profiles have been included in the report, which include essentials such as product portfolios and key strategies, along with all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player. Company presence is mapped and presented through a matrix for all the prominent players, thus providing readers with actionable insights, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and predicting the competition level in the behavioural biometrics market.

Research Methodology

In Fact.MR’s study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of behavioural biometrics market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the drawn conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the preparation of the market study include statistics from governmental organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of the research report as a primary resource.

- FAQs -

The global behavioural biometrics market is currently valued at more than US$ 1.5 Bn.

From 2016-2020, value sales of behavioural biometrics registered a CAGR of 9%.

Increasing sales of smartphones with built-in fingerprint sensors and rising adoption of behavioural biometrics for fraud prevention & detection in financial services are key driving factors for market growth.

BioCatch Ltd., Nuance Communications Inc., MasterCard Incorporated, ThreatMark s.r.o., and Plurilock Security Solutions Inc. are key players in this space.

North America, with 40% global market share, will largely contribute to the growth of behavioural biometrics revenue.

The market for behavioural biometrics in Canada is projected to expand at a CAGR of more than 16% during 2021 – 2031.

The software segment continues to be the highest revenue-generating segment, accounting for 60% of global revenue.

Sales of behavioural biometrics in Japan are forecasted to cross US$ 1.3 Bn by 2031.

The U.S., China, Canada, Germany, and Japan are key countries with behavioural biometrics providers.

The market is expected to cross a value of US$ 9 Bn by the end of 2031, with sales revenue expected to register a high CAGR of around 20%.

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