ABN AMRO announced the introduction of ID-Key, an identity smart card based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology. The ID-Key smart card allows ABN AMRO clients to access multiple online applications secured by Identrus and provides a new level of trust for e-commerce users. The development of ID-Key follows ABN AMRO’ s close involvement in the Identrus initiative as a founding member. The smart card is amongst the first applications of the new standard to go into production. ID-Key provides protection to customers of ABN AMRO who are users or providers of e-commerce services, allowing them to identify online trading partners and access online applications secured by the Identrus system.
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