Unlocking the full potential of Canada’s digital economy
Insights from Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation
At Interac Association, we’ve been working with identity and authentication for a long time, because we’ve always had to ensure that those individuals and organizations making payments and transferring funds – and those receiving them – are who they say they are. Because security, in short, is the keystone of a trusted payments architecture, you can replace “making payments” with activities like “signing documents” or “registering for government services”, and the basic requirement of secure yet convenient digital identification and authentication remains the same – a requirement we’ve designed our processes and technology around for years. This section outlines the elements that our experience tells us will be essential to any successful solution.
"Canadians need to be able to do business with not only Canadian organizations but international ones too – and they need to do so without worrying about their security."