Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox will soon support web-based biometric authentication. The leading internet browsers are expected to allow users to sign into online profiles through fingerprint scanners, voice authentication, facial recognition, and the like. Online biometric authentication through these browsers requires no additional software.
Authenticate Your Profile on Your Mobile Device
Chrome OS, Windows, and MacOS, Linux, and Android are all adding features to help users safely log in using biometric identification via USB, Bluetooth, and NFC devices connected to smartphones and tablets. With such convenience, users can verify their accounts on the go.
Preventing Cyber Attacks with Browser-based Biometrics
Passwords are notoriously bad at protecting users' accounts and the information they store. Facial scans, fingerprints and voice recognition would make it exponentially harder for hackers to commit identity theft. That means you're also less likely to be duped by an email from a hacker pretending to be your boss asking for the company credit card.
Enjoy More Secured Online Transactions
Biometric verification will also retire the need for logging in your information when shopping online, streaming video, using cloud applications, and other internet-based transactions. Windows 10 has already adopted features that offer limited account management with fingerprints and facial scans. Apple is leading the way with it's TouchID and FaceID technologies; however, broad adoption and integration of these have been limited only to certain web connected apps on the iOS platform.
Browser-based biometrics could revolutionize and streamline the steps of verifying an online account. It promises to add more security and ease in logging in and transacting on the internet. To keep up with the latest and greatest in browser-related innovations at your company, give us a call now.