October 08, 2015

PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK APP INTEGRATES NEW TOUCH ID TECHNOLOGY FOR ENHANCED MOBILE BANKING EXPERIENCE

BRIDGEPORT, CT– People’s United Bank Mobile Banking customers will now enjoy the benefits of Touch ID authentication for Apple® smartphones, including iPhone® 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6+, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s+ using iOS8® or higher.

The new Touch ID feature leverages Apple’s latest biometric technology to allow for faster and more secure access to key account information from a mobile device.

"Features like Touch ID, Mobile Deposit and Apple Pay support are just some of the ways in which we are enhancing our mobile customer experience," said Jack Barnes, President and Chief Executive Officer, People’s United Bank. "Touch ID makes simple inquiries − on balances, accounts, and activity − effortless."

Now, instead of entering a user ID and password, a People’s United Bank Mobile Banking customer may match a fingerprint against a registered print to quickly view balances, accounts, and account activity.

"No matter how our customers choose to access their accounts, security remains our focus," said Barnes. "No account data is ever stored on the phone and our Mobile Banking continues to utilize the best practices for mobile security, including high-grade encryption and application time-out when a phone is not in use."

To download the People’s United Bank Mobile App, visit the Apple® App Store, Google Play™, or Amazon App Store.

For information about Mobile Banking at People’s United Bank, read more at peoples.com.

People's United Bank, N.A. (NASDAQ: PBCT) is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with over $37 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of nearly 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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