Gartner Research

Use Mobile Devices as an Anchor of Trust for Digital Business

Published: 16 May 2017

ID: G00332007

Analyst(s): Alan Priestley , Rob Smith


Authentication is no longer a sufficient basis for establishing trust in a digital environment. Devices themselves must also be trusted. Security and risk management leaders must leverage the latest technologies to establish trust at all levels of their deployments.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage Enhanced Authentication Technologies to Uniquely Identify Individual Users
  • Use Device Attestation to Enable Trust of Mobile Devices
    • Windows 10 Mobile
    • Apple iOS
    • Android
  • Utilize Context as an Influencing Factor in the Trust Relationship
  • Ensure Cloud and Remote Services Can Demonstrate Trust to Users and Mobile Devices

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