Trust and identity are critical issues that have long been roadblocks for companies attempting to offer secure or sensitive services online. By addressing those concerns, it is possible to enable a wider range of new online products and services for banks
Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB UK) 30 April 2013
Management and IT consulting firm PA Consulting Group and online identity proofing service miiCard today announced they will work together to build and deploy identity-enabled technology solutions for companies in the financial service, healthcare, and government sectors.
As part of the agreement, PA Consulting Group will support clients to incorporate miiCard’s Identity as a Service (IDaaS) platform to develop new and enhanced online service offerings. miiCard’s IDaaS proves true identity to the level of an offline photo ID check, completely online and in just minutes.
“Trust and identity are critical issues that have long been roadblocks for companies attempting to offer secure or sensitive services online,” said John Skipper, identity and security specialist of PA Consulting Group. “By addressing those concerns, it is possible to enable a wider range of new online products and services for banks, healthcare providers and more.”
PA Consulting Group will help clients to design and implement processes utilising online identity verification. This could enable new, exciting services, including fast and easy online sign-up for banking products, confidential sharing of electronic health records, and secure access to online government services.
“PA Consulting Group has a long and successful history offering IT solutions and management advice for the world’s leading companies,” said miiCard CEO James Varga. “We are excited to be working together helping clients to build new identity-enabled solutions that will expand the types of products and services they are able to offer online.”
miiCard’s Level Of Assurance 3+ identity verification service leverages the authority and security inherent in a user’s online financial accounts to prove identity. miiCard is able to verify over 350 million users across ten countries and five continents today.
miiCard is a global, patented online identity proofing service that allows a user to prove “I am who I say I am” purely online and in real-time. miiCard empowers consumers to build trust on social networks, trade and transact easily and with confidence, and proactively manage their online identity. Vendors accepting miiCard as proof of online identity can increase conversions, reduce cost of execution and augment fraud and identity theft protection. miiCard currently supports the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, France and Spain.
About PA Consulting Group
We are a firm of more than 2,000 people, specialising in management and IT consulting, technology and innovation. Independent and employee-owned, we operate globally from offices across Europe and the Nordics, the United States, the Gulf and Asia Pacific.
We work with businesses and governments to anticipate, understand and meet the challenges they face. We have outstanding technology-development capability and a unique breadth of skills, from strategy to performance improvement, from HR to IT. Our expertise covers energy, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, government and public services, defence and security, transport and logistics, telecommunications, consumer goods and automotive.