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Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands is pleased to introduce a new Touch ID security feature for its iOS mobile banking app. Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands is one of the first area banks to offer this feature. Through the implementation of Touch ID, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands customers can now quickly and easily see and use their account(s) using their unique fingerprint to authenticate. If users have Touch ID enabled on their compatible iOS device, they also can choose to utilize Touch ID to save their identity for quick login, which provides added security to the customers’ mobile banking experiences, as the user’s password is never saved on the device.

“Security is of highest priority within our bank, and we are pleased to be one of the first banks in the area to offer this feature to our customers,” said Robbie Roepstorff, president of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands. “Touch ID allows customers to access our mobile banking app with simply the touch of a finger, and this enhanced security feature not only increases the safety of our customers’ private information, it also creates a faster and easier banking experience.”

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands mobile banking enables bank customers to use their iPhone or iPad to initiate routine transactions anytime, from anywhere. Customers can view account balances and transaction history, view account alerts and pay bills. The security feature is currently offered for iOS mobile devices only, and is available for free download at Apple’s App Store. While Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands also offers a mobile app for Android users, it does not support biometrics at this time. The Android mobile app is available for free download at the Google Play Store.

Edison National Bank is the oldest locally owned and operated community bank in Lee County. The bank offers a wide range of services and accounts for business customers, nonprofit organizations and individuals of all ages. Edison National Bank offices are located at 13000 S. Cleveland Avenue in South Fort Myers and at 2105 First Street in the downtown River District of Fort Myers. Edison National Bank also operates Bank of the Islands at 1699 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel Island and 14812 Captiva Drive on Captiva Island.