Vasco Data Security International, a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, today announced that the Spanish savings bank Caixa Galicia secures its corporate customers with Vasco's Digipass strong authentication solution together with the Vacman Controller core authentication platform.
VACMAN Controller is integrated in the online platform of CECA, the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks.
Caixa Galicia is the sixth largest savings bank in Spain with offices in Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, the USA and Latin America. Caixa Galicia offers financial products and services to corporate customers through their online banking application: Caixa Gestión. The savings bank currently has 55, 000 corporate customers who use Caixa Gestión for advanced payments of invoices, financial transactions and credit card & investment information. Caixa Galicia is the first Spanish savings bank that made the use of DIGIPASS 2-factor authentication obligatory for its corporate clients.
"We wanted to offer our clients a secure and straight-forward online banking experience", says Emilio Santos, IT Security Director at Caixa de Galicia. "Flexibility and user friendliness were decisive factors when choosing an authentication solution. VASCO's DIGIPASS technology is very easy to use and guarantees our corporate customers in Spain and abroad, online access anywhere, anytime without compromising security".
"We are very happy that Caixa Galicia chose our strong authentication solutions to secure their online banking application," said Jan Valcke, VASCO's President and COO. "The financial sector is still the number one target for online fraudulent attacks and the confidentiality, integrity and security of business critical information remains a top priority. We therefore want to congratulate Caixa Galicia for their security awareness by making DIGIPASS authentication obligatory for their corporate customers."