I was initially hesitant about using Apple Pay - I worried about what would happen if I lost my phone, and how secure my data would be, however, after looking more into the security of Apple Pay I decided that the security enhancements are worth the risks.
A public network is a dangerous place to access something like your bank data -- especially if there is someone who knows what they’re doing on that network.
In today’s world of cyber security threats, multi-factor authentication (MFA) is always a good idea, and is more secure than using just a password. However, not all MFA methods are created equal.
Many smartphones now have biometric verification capabilities. Whether that is a fingerprint scanner, an iris scanner, a retina scanner, facial recognition, or voice recognition, we are increasingly being given the option of a convenient and secure way to gain access into our devices. But how secure is it?