Danske Bank chooses Worldline’s ACS solution to secure e-commerce with 3D-Secure in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and United Kingdom
Bezons, 4 January 2017 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], European market leader in payment and transactional services, has been selected by Danske Bank to provide its Access Control Server solution for 3D-Secure authentication.
As a major player in the Nordics, Danske Bank wants to be at the leading edge of security in e-commerce to fight fraud efficiently and provide their customers with a unified authentication experience across all channels.
The 3D-Secure dynamic protocol authenticates the cardholder during e-commerce transactions to prevent fraud and is fully part of Worldline strong authentication solutions to secure all kind of financial transactions.
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is a key requirement of the European Banking Authority (EBA) guidelines and PSD2. These regulations have been established to stimulate innovative payment services and reinforce security. All European banks will have to comply with these regulations.
Worldline was selected for its recognized and future proof solution, which is used by more than 110 million cardholders daily worldwide. Delivered in SaaS mode for easy service setup, the Worldline ACS solution provides straight forward workflow management, activity monitoring and reporting, as well as fraud prevention capabilities.
The solution delivered to Danske Bank will be tightly connected to the domestic ID solution in each of the Nordic countries.
Claus Bunkenborg, Danske Bank, Head of Customer Solutions said: “The 5 year agreement with Worldline will allow Danske Bank access to the highest security standards in the market and thereby, ensuring that our clients avoid misuse of their payment cards and still feel secure when purchasing online. The solution is fully integrated in the domestic authentication solutions, and at the same time the agreement is also cost-attractive to Danske Bank”.
Kim Hyldig, Worldline, Nordic Sales Manager said: “Security is key in e-commerce and cardholder authentication and is becoming ever more important. Worldline is capable to solve the current need for 3D-Secure authentication on the existing card portfolio, but also “future proof” the solution to enable Danske Bank to implement the SCA required by PSD2. Hereby Danske Bank has the option to use the same authentication solution across all their digital channels. Worldline is proud to team up with DB and to secure e-commerce in Northern Europe.
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