Mobile Device Biometrics: A Multi-factor Security Component and the Key to Our Future

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1Q 2014 | IN-1018451


The Need for Increased Mobile Device Security


The Internet of Everything (IOE) and the Internet of My Things (­­IOMT) are becoming more popular with consumers as the technology for smart homes and smart wearables become more advanced, and applicable to consumer needs. Technology is progressing to the point where a mobile device will essentially be the “key” to an individual’s life. Mobile devices are becoming the center of our universe, and progression will eventually allow a mobile device to grant access to an individual’s car, house, bank account, and other valuable assets that need to be protected. In addition, bring your own device (BYOD) is also becoming more prevalent within the enterprise. Authenticating the device and the user is now an essential component to protecting intellectual property. Multi-factor authentication has gained attention within both the public and private sectors as application space continues to expand and incorporate more of ...

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