By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi
Nedbank Ltd, a leading commercial bank in South Africa, is deploying its Ezio eBanking solution to provide their wholesale customers carry out their transactions in a more secure and convenient way. This announcement was made by Gemalto, the world leader in digital security.
With Ezio eBanking solution, Nedbank will just connect a USB key to their Personal Computer or Mac. The device will then automatically launch a “safe zone” that permits the user to securely review, approve and digitally sign all types of transactions in a protected online environment
Fred Swanepoel, Chief Information Officer of Nedbank Ltd while unveiling this service said they have implemented and operated Gemalto’s PKI solutions for over ten years, in the end, they have always provided successful electronic banking solutions to their customers.
“In an effort to offer best-in-class Wholesale Banking solutions to our business customers, we have deployed Gemalto’s brand new PKI solution, launched as the Plug and Transact TokenTM, to differentiate ourselves from our competitors by offering secure solutions with enhanced client usability as well improved tracking and business information.” He added
Håkan Nordfjell, Senior Vice President e-Banking and e-Commerce at Gemalto said the demand to from Nedbank to pioneer its eBanking solutions has always been very high.
“By outsourcing its entire token management system, Nedbank benefits from significant cost reduction in terms of initial investment and running expenses compared to an in-house solution.” He said