Measuring Security Awareness on Mobile Money Users in Tanzania

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2015 by IJETT Journal
Volume-20 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Augustine Malero
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V20P210


Augustine Malero "Measuring Security Awareness on Mobile Money Users in Tanzania", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V20(1),44-47 Feb 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


over the recent years, Mobile Money has placed itself as a means for banking services for the unbanked in the developing world. Due to the ease of using the service, the number of subscribers using the service has increased tremendously. However, security concerns have also been raised as the service relies on customer identification document and PIN for authentication mechanisms. In this study a list of questions were posed to respondents with different levels of education, gender and age. The questions were intended to measure the level of security awareness when using M-Money services among the respondents. Results reveal that generally respondents have a high level of understanding. It is also noted that respondents with higher levels of education and those falling within the age group 25-36 years are more aware than respondents of other groups.


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M-Money, security, Awareness study