Replacing SMS and adopt in-app 2-factor authentication


The recent SMS scams reported in Singapore are an important reminder that businesses managing critical infrastructure, need to ensure that their security architecture is able to avert these exploits.


"The SMS technology has seen multiple exploits announced in recent times and is still in use due to its wide acceptance across age groups. Recent events suggest it is time for the industry to seriously consider replacing SMS and adopting in-app authenticator services as 2-factor authentication" - Regional Security Expert Ron Wee, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional - https://www.agilemark.io


Fortunately for Singapore’s Critical Infrastructure providers - Willowmore's Smart Lock app is designed to support in-app 2-factor authentication. Including bio-metric 2 factor authentication services.


https://www.straitstimes.com/tech/tech-news/why-some-ocbc-customers-in-sms-scams-did-not-get-otps


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