PostFinance improves online customer experience
With the PostFinance App, PostFinance AG offers its customers new, fast and secure access to all E-Finance and E-Trading functions. After a single activation, a fingerprint is sufficient for the customer to securely log in.
The NEVIS Identity Suite is the secure core of the solution. PostFinance’s existing access management system has been expanded with the FIDO-based mobile authentication. In addition to enabling passwordless access to accounts via the app, NEVIS also makes it easy to implement further digitalization projects for PostFinance.
The dream of accessing accounts without a password becomes reality
NEVIS at PostFinance: Modular, flexible, expandable
The NEVIS Identity Suite is at the core of the security infrastructure of E-Finance, PostFinance’s online banking service. NEVIS makes sure that a login process – e.g. access to a business application or process – can be assigned to a specific person. Customers can now log into E-Finance or E-Trading within seconds, call up account balances and make payments. Online purchases with a credit card can now be confirmed with a fingerprint or Face ID instead of the previously static 3-D Secure password.
Same safety with one device less
The new login via the PostFinance App meets the highest security requirements thanks to encryption and two-factor authentication. It accesses the procedures supported by the respective smartphone operating system (fingerprint or Face ID). In certain cases, customers can check payments and confirm them via the PostFinance App. This provides additional security.
A good decision
PostFinance chose the NEVIS Security Suite to set up its online banking system in order to gain more freedom in implementing future requirements. This has paid off. The new authentication procedure could be integrated quickly and easily. FIDO is the future-oriented basis of the process and offers more than fingerprints and Face ID. Further functionalities are constantly being added.
About PostFinance AG
With around 2.8 million customers, PostFinance is an important player on the Swiss financial market. It is the market leader in payment transactions and electronic account management. It was rated a system-relevant bank by the Swiss National Bank in 2015 and currently manages 4.5 million customer accounts.
Further information and related topics
- PostFinance website: postfinance.ch
- PostFinance app: postfinance.ch/loginapp
- Flyer “PostFinance Passwordless Access to Accounts”
- Passwordless authentication
- Passwordless authentication as a service