3 Tips to Avoid Mobile Banking Security Pitfalls

Banking CIO Outlook | Friday, April 01, 2022

Banks and financial institutions require to see mobile banking security as a complete picture, to create a dedicated, multilayered, and up-to-date strategy focusing on protecting customer data. 

FREMONT, CA: With the advancement of technology, the world is moving towards the cashless economy system. The internet has facilitated people with internet banking facilities, and in recent years, there is a tremendous increase in the number of users choosing internet banking.  But now it has become the time for significant security concerns because most of the people have sensitive data private information stored in their devices. As the data of secured banking information is getting transmitted regularly, the threat of security breach has become evident.  But implementing the following security measure can entrust banks and financial institutions with enhanced security.  

•    Multi-Factor Authentication     

Internet-based information is very sensitive, and technology has advanced. The malicious actors have become smart to break the existing security layer and get the information by hacking and phishing methods. Therefore, for financial institutions, it has become a need to be smarter than hackers to prevent compromise. So it becomes vital to implement advanced tools such as iris detection and biometric to support the efforts. The know your customer process by the banks has now become a mandatory procedure.

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•    Banking Regulatory Rules

It is among the best methods to build an efficient and trustworthy mobile banking environment. It has to be compulsorily followed to avoid any penalty or fines. There may be instances of penalizing if the financial institutions are breaching the regulations.  In time these regulations are becoming more rigid, and so the firms are adopting robust tactics to follow the rules.

•    End-to-End Encryption

End-to-end encryption is yet another significant step that can strengthen the security knots. It offers a highly protected security level and ensures that data is safe and sound. It takes an extra mile by undertaking the security audits and penetration tests so that the information remains intact and secure.

Mobile banking indeed has allowed people to adopt cashless economy.  However, the broader risk posed by hackers is resulting in colossal chaos situation. So, the key is to embrace sound online security measures with the utmost care.

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