Amsterdam, Jan. 18, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it has won the ACT Canada IVIE Award in the “Privacy by Design” category for its ID Verification solution. As banks and mobile operators look to provide more convenient services through digital and self-service channels, the need to validate a customer’s identification becomes even more necessary. Gemalto’s ID Verification enables this new convenience while maintaining security by allowing customers to scan their picture ID remotely on their device.
The service helps to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations by providing a consistent, seamless and integrated way to verify ID documents, such as drivers licenses or passports, across customer service channels – online, face-to-face, ATM or mobile app. Gemalto’s technology validates legitimate IDs, flags counterfeits, and provides a trust score in real time regardless of the point of interaction.