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Why Mobile Will Be More Secure Than Online Banking

Mobile devices have a number of features - some that are built-in and some that are not - that will help make them more secure against fraud than the online channel.
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Tactile Interface

We interact with our mobile devices largely through our fingers. Devices today understand how each of us swipes or slides our fingers across their screens, making new security features possible that were impractical for the desktops we used to bank online. HP's Solour suggests that mobile devices will be able to authenticate user's signatures on their touch screens. User's could sign their names on their touch screens to authorize a mobile payment or an account transfer. The tactile interface also opens up the possibility of fingerprint verification for financial transactions or account logins.

 

Jonathan Camhi has been an associate editor with Bank Systems & Technology since 2012. He previously worked as a freelance journalist in New York City covering politics, health and immigration, and has a master's degree from the City University of New York's Graduate School ... View Full Bio

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