Gemalto will support BankID of Norway in creating a nationwide system for electronic authentication and legally binding digital signatures using the Valimo mobile eID 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 more than 270 service providers in Norway, including banks and other commercial organizations.
The Valimo Mobile ID solution is the world leading mobile identity authentication and mobile digital signature software.
The addition of Mobile ID to the BankID online services infrastructure delivers new standards for Norwegian citizens when using mobile phones and mobile devices to access banking or to digitally sign transactions. For banks and other providers, the arrival of a Mobile ID option for BankID offers the advantages of a unified and readily available route to market for secure mobile services.
Working with all the mobile apps offered by the banks in Norway, Valimo’s Mobile ID solution has a straightforward registration process that can be completed in minutes. Almost a million Norwegians are now employing the BankID system for secure online authentication, of which nearly 40% are using the Mobile ID app.