Maia is a disrupting tech in passwordless authentication. Maia's novel architectureoffers a seamless (stealthy) authorization experience for the users. Moreover, Maiaensures security even if user credentials are compromised; hence there are noharmful consequences of user corruption or phishing attacks.
Maia is an innovative multi-factor authentication mechanism where a user’s password seldom changes, but the password sent to the server is always different. This capability is achieved by our novel Maia-powered architecture.
Model Actuated Infinite Authenticator
Enables passwordless authentication experience. From now on, users can log in to their accounts by just using their username.
No more worrying about phishing
Prevents the consequences of phishing attacks completely. Our technology is powerful and capable of making phishing harmless.
Has the potential of seamless verification of devices with minimal or no human involvement, for example, IoT devices.
One password for everything
Liberates the user from the burden of remembering multiple passwords for multiple tools/websites, thus enabling the users to have one password for all.
Authentication & Security
Complements existing authentication mechanisms and integrates well with them providing added security.
Is your company worried about phishing attacks?
Maia can create an environment where phishing attacks are harmless.
Is integrating a new cybersecurity technology a challenge in your company?
Maia complements existing technologies and integrates with them to enhance the security of the company’s IT infrastructure.
Meet our team
Behind a great project, there’s a great team. These are the people behind Maia.
Bernardete Ribeiro (Ph.D.)
Full Professor, University of Coimbra, & Past Director of Center of Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC).
Amílcar Cardoso (Ph.D.)
Full Professor at University of Coimbra, Vice-President at Instituto Pedro Nunes.
Marta Costa e Silva
Intellectual Property Advisor
Technology Transfer Office Intellectual Property Manager at UC Business - University of Coimbra.
Luís Saraiva da Silva
Technology Transfer Advisor
Technology Transfer Office Innovation Manager at UC Business & PhD Student in Governance, Knowledge and Innovation at University of Coimbra.
Co-founder & Head of Technology at Divisa.
Pedro Matos Chaves
Co-founder & Head of Design at Divisa.
João Couceiro e Castro
Operations & Management
Co-founder & Head of Strategy at Divisa, Invited Assistant at University of Coimbra.
Rahul Sharma (Ph.D.)
Founder & CEO
Research Collaborator at CISUC, PostDoc Scholar at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.