Fingerprint scanners most popular alternative to banking passwords (Computer Weekly)
The increasing use of mobile banking apps and the deluge of apps requiring passwords makes biometric security attractive.
The survey found that 52% of consumers would like banks to integrate fingerprint scanners into digital banking apps. This was the most popular followed by Iris scanners (33%), facial recognition (30%), electrocardiogram heartbeat monitors (29%) and voice verification (27%).
We’ve made the point before that reasonably strong passwords are even more inconvenient on mobile devices.