Sylvie Vandevelde

Marketing & Communication - Itsme

A digital society needs a digital ID

Our world is becoming more digital and more mobile every day. The sensitivity of information being exchanged online grows rapidly and data privacy is a real concern to many people. How are we facing new challenges to keep pace with today's digital transformation? Getting rid of all paper flows, taking KYC-process to the next level, improve customers’ experience, introduce a safer way to login and confirm transactions, be compliant with EU regulations and PSD2.

Creating a digital ID in a country is one of the solution, but it requires more than just technology. How did we handle that in Belgium? itsme®is a digital ID that combines security, trust and respect for privacy. Offering all basic features to truly digitalize a process: from client onboarding, over order confirmation to safely signing contracts. It is easy to use in the public and private sector and based on a transparent and fair business model.

Belgian Mobile ID is a consortium of Belgium's leading banks and mobile network operators who have joined together to create the Belgian reference for mobile identity and digital privacy. itsme®was recognized as Belgian official mobile ID 7 months after its launch.

Some key takeaways:
- a verified digital ID is a key component to create a safe digital society
- discover the trends of digital ID
- get practical examples how digital ID can create new opportunities for your business