A growing number of our readership is accessing our content using mobile devices. In order to ensure we enable this trend, and indeed support premium readers, we are deploying a solution that will make logins fast, easy and secure.

Meet iProov! iProov won the KPMG 2016 FinTech Innovators Award for Security and Biometrics.

  • 2016-03-02_8-17-07First, download the iProov Verifier app from the Apple Store or Google Play.
  • At the top left of the login process on our site you will see the word iProov.   Registered premium access readers that want to access content using a tablet, smartphone or camera-equipped laptop, please click on “Enrol with iProov”.
  • You then enter your email, and click the iProov button. This will take you through a short process by which iProov will check two things: validate your subscription using your email and then take a picture of your face. After some magic, using lots of colors, the system will register your face as a known user.

Then, going forward, when you access the site from your mobile device, click the iProov link and it will take a picture of you and verify it’s you – and BOOM – you’re logged in.

One click and you’re done.

Nobody else can use your device and access your account. Not even using a picture of your face.  So, there a security aspect to this process too.

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