Amsterdam, May 5, 2014 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it will support BankID of Norway in creating a nationwide system for robust electronic authentication and legally-binding digital signatures using the Valimo mobile ID solution. BankID is the central body for eID established by the Norwegian banking industry. The mobile BankID service works across all networks and phone types, and has already been adopted by over 270 service providers in Norway, including major banks and numerous other commercial organizations.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.
Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
Valimo is your ID online. Valimo mobilizes digital IDs. Valimo Mobile ID allows mobile phone users to securely authenticate, digitally sign documents, and confirm transactions and payments, simply by entering the PIN code they have chosen. The multipurpose solution combines strong security and ease of use, enabling new mobile service concepts and more efficient processes. Valimo Mobile ID is used in a variety of services, throughout the world, including online banking, mobile payment, e- and m-commerce applications, and governmental services, along with enterprise identity and access management. The two-channel, three-factor authentication method based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), combined with a third-party Certification Authority, produces a legally binding signature regardless of time and place. Valimo Mobile ID solutions are global market leaders in terms of installation base and number of active users. Founded in 2000, Valimo Wireless is headquartered in Finland and from February 2010 is part of Gemalto Group. For more information, please visit www.valimo.com.
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