In June, mobile identity company TeleSign commissioned a study on consumers’ concerns about online security and their exposure to breaches. It found that, amidst increasing breach reports, 80 percent of consumers are worried about their online security and 40 percent have experienced a security incident within the past year. It also found, however, that 73 percent of online accounts use duplicated passwords and more than half of consumers use five or fewer passwords across their entire online life. Given statistics like those, TeleSign has launched a campaign aimed at educating consumers on what it says is the future of mobile identity: two-factor authentication. In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Angelique Carson, CIPP/US, talks to TeleSign CPO Stephen Bolinger, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, about the initiative.
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