Security of iOS devices has long been a sticking point for enterprises, and some have complained that Apple didn't listen to their security concerns. With the introduction of its new Touch ID fingerprint biometric device, Apple shows that it isn't entirely tone-deaf to the security challenges of business customers. The feature, currently available only on the iPhone5S, adds another layer of security to not only device access but also application and account access.
Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading. View Full Bio