Banca Monte Paschi Belgio, the Belgian branch of the oldest banking group, has selected Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest provider of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, to provide one of the most advanced end-to-end Smart Authentication solutions, certified by MasterCard.
Oberthur Technologies' complete offer comprises the innovative Smart Display Cards, the authentication server and the Access Control Server (ACS) to secure the e-shopping services.
The Smart Display Card is an all-in-one dual interface banking card and a two-factor authentication device equipped with a display and key-pad, all embedded in the ISO card form factor. The Smart Display Card provides an innovative and simple answer to financial institutions willing to improve the overall security of their online services. The authentication server and the ACS provided by Oberthur Technologies will be hosted in one of Oberthur Technologies' PCI-DSS-certified service centers.
Stephane Thiry, VP of Product Sales Benelux at MasterCard: "We are very pleased to collaborate with Banca Monte Paschi Belgio and Oberthur to provide this innovative payment solution. Built in cooperation with NagraID Security, Oberthur Technologies' dual interface Smart Display Card will enable MasterCard customers to offer the full range of remote authentication and information services to consumers."