The Friday Five – April 22, 2016

It’s hard to keep up with everything going on in authentication, mobile payments, security and user experience. That’s why we’re bringing you The Friday Five, a weekly round-up of five articles to help keep you up to date. Here we go:

When it comes to security, fraud prevention and a better user experience, the question is: Biometrics- a lone ranger or one piece of a bigger pie?

Behavioral biometrics can provide an additional layer of security and further strengthen defenses around highly sensitive data by monitoring in real time the way users interact with their devices. The enterprise potential of behavioral biometrics

Bill Ready, senior vice president of product and engineering, PayPal: “… having an easy way to checkout moves from a nice-to-have to a must-have.” New comScore Study Shows PayPal Online Checkout Conversion is 87.5%, Outperforms Competitors by 36%

Warren Hayashi, president for Adyen, Asia Pacific: “[On a PC], typing in 16-digit credit card numbers, expiry date, billing address and all that isn’t that big of an issue. But a larger number of consumers are now making their transactions via a mobile device. It is a lot more difficult typing in the same information on [such a small screen].” Online merchants urged to focus on mobile payment solutions

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hacked. PlayStation Network getting two-factor authentication, Sony confirms