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By John Tolbert

Mobile Connect

Strong authentication via smartphones is available today in many countries. GSMA’s Mobile Connect specification can improve security and help banks and third party providers comply with the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2).

1 Recommendation

Mobile Connect is a mobile phone-based strong authentication solution available today in Finland, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK; from ...

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2 Analysis

Compromised passwords are a leading vector in most data breaches. Banks and third party providers (TPPs) must prepare for PSD2 by enabling SCA. This ...

For stronger authentication, users can register a PIN on their device. The PIN validation is local to the device; it is not transmitted over the air. ...

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3 Summary

PSD2 takes effect In the EU in 2018. Banks and financial TPPs must provide SCA options for customers. GSMA’s Mobile Connect protocol is an easy, s ...

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