Bell ID, a worldwide technology leader in token management solutions, has been selected by secure electronic document exchange specialist Certipost N.V. to provide technology for remotely managing its portfolio of smart cards, tokens and digital certificates.
Supported by Bell ID’s token management technology, Certipost will be able to offer an enhanced user experience to customers by giving token holders the ability to personalize and manage the lifecycles of their own digital identities via a secure online connection. Token holders will continue to enjoy the highest levels of security while benefitting from self-service enrolment, token or card replacement, user deactivation and certificate management services.
The solution will enable customers to load all professional activities such as web access, digital signatures and secure email onto one token, using Bell ID’s multi-application management functionality.
Gert Roeckx, CEO at Certipost, commented: “Offering token management as a service has many advantages for our customers: it allows management of tokens by or for the users at any time for any reason. Customers benefit from fast delivery, reduced operational expenses and end-to-end security. We selected Bell ID because of the company’s innovative technology approach and expertise which, when combined, allows us to extend our current service offer.”
Peter Menssen, Sales Manager Benelux at Bell ID, commented: “Bell ID’s solutions enable Certipost’s customers to benefit from highly secure token management services without the need to make large up-front investments. We are pleased to be working with Certipost on realizing this innovative service.”
Certipost establishes trust in digital identities and electronic commitments. Certipost’s digital certificates provide assurance about the identity of individuals on the internet and the authenticity of websites. With a professional certificate, business users can communicate electronically and sign documents in their professional capacity. In Belgium, Certipost is supplier of the digital certificates on the electronic identity card.
Certipost also provides total solutions for electronic document exchange. Over 85,000 companies and 520,000 individuals across Europe exchange electronic documents via its electronic communication platform. Certipost was founded in 2002 and is a subsidiary of bpost. The company is based in Aalst and also has representation in the Netherlands.