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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden, 2009/07/07 - Leading Slovakian online bank Tatra has placed an order for another 150,000 smart card readers from Swedish security vendor Todos. The bank's commitment to online trust brings the tally up to 350,000 customers using Todos devices.
Tatra banka has just ordered 150,000 smart card readers, divided between Todos A200 and Todos Signature. This follows an earlier order of 200,000 units for its internet banking customers.
Tatra was the first private bank to open in Slovakia and this order maintains its reputation for being a pioneer. Indeed, one of its core values is: "We come up with new solutions, support daring and innovative thought."
It is the first bank in Slovakia to offer its eBanking customers an advanced smart card reader. It allows the bank to move beyond traditional one-time passwords, with all their security weaknesses, and equip customers with a more trustworthy and more secure device. Both the A200 and Signature include the latest in strong authentication technology.
As part of Todos's standard offering, the devices will be customized with the bank's logo, color and localized manuals and on-screen text. This ensures greater user acceptance.
"Tatra's commitment to innovation shines out clearly with this order," says Ulf Dahlberg, Todos's Sales Director EMEA. "we are very happy that they have invested in the latest and most secure technologies."
"We want to offer the highest level of security and user-friendliness to our online customers," says Natália Major, deputy COO responsible for electronic distribution channels at Tatra banka, "and Todos helps us do this."
Tatra banka is a commercial bank in Slovakia. It was founded in 1990 as the first private bank in Slovakia and started operations in December 1991. It has 129 branches and 3 400 employees. Tatra banka is a member of Austrian Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG.
Todos Data System AB (Todos.se) helps banks and other businesses create trusted, secure relationships with their customers online. Founded in 1987, Todos designs, develops, delivers and supports security solutions for remote authentication. We have delivered 19m products to 100+ financial institutions in more than 30 countries. When trust matters, trust Todos.
For further information please contact:
Ulf Dahlberg, Sales Director, Todos Data System AB
+46 31 775 88 00 / info[.]todos.se