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Adding Phone (SMS/TTS) and Biometric Verification to Your iOS Application

January 18, 2017 Published by // // // //

Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds an extra layer of security for users that are accessing sensitive information. There are multiple types of 2FA, such as: Something you know (username, password) Something you have (your phone/SIM) Something you are (Biometric Fingerprint or Retina Scan) In this tutorial, we’ll cover how you can add all three of these […] Read more »

Frictionless, Strong Authentication for Mobile Applications

April 25, 2016 Published by // //

Fintech companies including robo-advisors, P2P payment apps, lending platforms, mobile-only banks and others are rapidly gaining traction by giving consumers faster, easier, and cost-effective access to financial services. In response, traditional financial services firms are increasing their investments in digital innovation. For fintech, banking and other financial service apps, authentication is a extremely critical step […] Read more »

The State of Security for Mobile Commerce

February 17, 2016 Published by // //

Recently, Vodafone and TalkTalk suffered high profile data breaches making thousands of customers vulnerable to phishing attacks and fraud. Leakage of user credentials and personal information not only affects users, but also online retailers who are impacted by chargebacks on fraudulent transactions. No doubt, security for online payments will be under the microscope once again […] Read more »

The Evolution of Data Security: APIs and Phone Numbers

October 19, 2015 Published by //

Mobile app downloads are increasing at a rapid rate as individuals and organisations use mobile apps to access personal and business information through mobile devices. Gartner predicted that global app downloads will reach 268 billion by 2017, with business apps one of the fastest growing categories. This increasing ‘appification’ changes the way we create and […] Read more »

The Security Trend: Why Mobile Apps Should Move Toward OTPs

July 16, 2015 Published by // //

Today, security and a safe user experience are more important than ever. However, many mobile applications, e-commerce sites and online communities only require a simple username and static password for login and access. While this is convenient for users, these login credentials are easily compromised using techniques like phishing, keyboard logging and other methods of […] Read more »

Mobile Devices Driving Explosive E-Commerce Growth

May 27, 2015 Published by // //

You see it everywhere—whether it’s a smartphone or a tablet, people are rarely without a mobile device glued to their hands. It’s no wonder that mobile commerce sales are rising exponentially. In 2013, over half of Walmart.com’s visitors were accessing the site on a mobile device. With new mobile payment and currency developments like Apple […] Read more »