Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS) firm AimBrain has teamed up with iDENprotect, a hardware-backed multi-factor authentication software provider.In a statement, the firms said the partnership aims at preventing fraud with minimum impact to the end user and targeting PSD2 market.AimBrain's platform provides step-up facial, voice and behavioural authentication, and together with iDENprotect, the firms say they have created a next generation 'device-plus-identity' authentication solution to combat unauthorised systems access and fraudulent transactions.iDENprotect CEO Craig McDermott said “The partnership with AimBrain and its intelligent biometric solution creates additional contexts about the user, improving security and performance. Combined with our superior authentication and trust technology, customers can be assured that their digital identities are being protected and organisations know who is accessing their systems. I am thrilled about this partnership and look forward to jointly offering our robust solutions to our customers to leverage their authentication needs.”AimBrain CEO Andrius Sutas commented “This collaboration creates a market-leading identity authentication solution, bringing together the best of iDENprotect's highly innovative, secure and cost-effective authentication solution with AimBrain's facial authentication expertise. This enhanced level of security will flag fraud before it happens, and brings extra security combined with ease-of-use to the regulated target markets of both companies. We are hugely excited to be working with a similar, next generation technology company.”AimBrain combines voice, facial and behavioural biometrics with cloud-based authentication to enable multi-module identity authentication, and its technology is underpinned by proprietary deep learning, building an increasingly accurate profile of a user over time. iDENprotect technology is being used by global blue chip organisations in different industry sectors such as financial services, government and energy.The EU's PSD2 regulations are required to be translated into legislation by January 13.