When we talk about authentication in mobile applications, we are referring to the process of verifying the identity of a user or a system. This process involves confirming that an individual or a system is who or what it claims to be. For mobile applications, authentication is typically achieved through the use of login credentials, such as usernames and passwords, via more advanced methods like biometric data, or with a combination of factors (this is known as multi-factor authentication).
In essence, authentication is the gatekeeper of your application. Without a robust authentication system in place, your application is like an open house where anyone and everyone can walk in and access the data contained within. Robust authentication is essential to protecting the privacy of your users, their trust, and protecting your business from catastrophic data breaches.Read More