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Mobile Authentication: Is This My App? Is This My User?

Strategy Deep Dive: The Mobile Security And Operations Playbook

December 5, 2012


Why Read This Report

Mobile devices are everywhere: at work, in the hands of your customers, and with employees. Security and risk (S&R) professionals need to provide users with secure and seamless mobile access to business services such as online banking, storefronts, as well as enterprise applications. Mobile authentication, as a fundamental enabling technology, permeates every aspect of mobile application operations, from registration, authorization, and updates, to the eventual deregistration. This report looks at the most important and mandatory mobile authentication design patterns, steps, and best practices, within the context of native mobile applications. We also provide a checklist of considerations to ensure that your mobile authentication strategy is complete.

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Table of Contents

  • S&R Pros, Come Out Of Your Caves And Embrace The Mobile Application
  • Introducing Forrester's Mobile Application Authentication Life Cycle
  • Minimize The Impact Of Mobile Authentication On Your Infrastructure

  • Integrate Mobile Authentication With Cross-Channel Fraud
  • Supplemental Material
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