Banca Comercială Română has implemented VASCO® solutions to provide customers with secure access and transaction data signing for mobile and e-banking transactions
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL and BUCHAREST, ROMANIA — March 29, 2017—VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), a global leader in digital solutions including identity, security and business productivity, today announced that Banca Comercială Română (BCR) has selected VASCO’s DIGIPASS® for Mobile authentication solution to secure the bank’s mobile banking and internet banking applications, Click 24 Banking BCR and Touch 24 Banking BCR. VASCO enables the bank to protect its customers against hacking by authenticating and authorizing mobile and internet banking transactions.
BCR is the top bank in Romania, with 3 million retail customers and assets of 14.4 billion euros. Using DIGIPASS for Mobile white-labelled as eToken BCR for app2app communication with the Touch 24 Banking BCR app, customers can log in to their account using a One Time Password (OTP) or with their fingerprint. Additionally, using eToken BCR, customers can scan a QR code displayed on a tablet or PC screen to verify transaction details, and then sign the transaction using their mobile app.
DIGIPASS for Mobile provides BCR’s customers with a direct, simplified and secure experience for their mobile transactions using the bank’s Touch 24 Banking BCR app. When combined with VACMAN® Controller, an API-based authentication platform that serves as a backend for DIGIPASS authentication and transaction data signing, DIGIPASS for Mobile offers a comprehensive and integrated security framework for protecting online applications and networks.
“BCR strives to be the most innovative bank in Romania,” said Banca Comercială Română Head of Digital Strategy Department, Cristian Mustata. “By partnering with banking industry leader VASCO and integrating its secure authentication and data signing solution into our mobile and e-banking application, we have brought the best in security and user convenience to provide a great experience and help our customers feel confident their transactions are protected.”
“There should no longer have to be a trade-off between customer convenience and transaction security in mobile banking,” said VASCO President and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Clements. “The VASCO mobile banking solutions help ensure a frictionless and secure process that provides a superior customer experience.”