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InterSwitch Selects Gemalto’s Ezio

Scalable solution offers security and convenience to all banking customers

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, has said that InterSwitch is deploying its complete Ezio Strong Authentication Solution (Ezio or ESAS) to secure their e-payment services in Nigeria. Reportedly, Gemalto supplied Ezio server and acted as server integration partner. With Gemalto’s scalable solution, InterSwitch is expected to enable banking customers to perform secure e-transactions either using their EMV card and reader or a token.

It has been reported that users can pay their bills and taxes or buy airline tickets in a secure and convenient manner, by authenticating themselves with a One-Time-Password using the device. They can also access online banking services, such as fund transfer, with increased security.

Mitchell Elegbe, managing director, InterSwitch, said: We launched our EMV migration program with Gemalto and the company has proven a reliable partner. This success contributed to creating a strong business relationship and this is why we selected Gemalto for our strong authentication program.

Jacques Seneca, executive vice president of the Security Business Unit for Gemalto, said: Gemalto is proud to supply InterSwitch with an easy-to-use, end-to-end solution that enables users to buy and sell over the Internet, confident that their personal details are private and protected. With our scalable solution, users get the device that is perfectly tailored to their needs.

InterSwitch is a provider of secure electronic payment solutions in Nigeria and comprises 25 member banks.