FB pixel

Thales provides digital ID and CIAM for Finland’s largest healthcare provider

Thales provides digital ID and CIAM for Finland’s largest healthcare provider
 

Thales is bringing its OneWelcome Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) platform to Terveystalo, Finland’s largest healthcare service provider. In a release, Terveystalo says it hopes the digital identity platform will accelerate its digital transformation in order to make access to its services faster and more secure for customers.

Danny de Vreeze, VP of Identity and Access Management products at Thales, says the deal is a natural fit for the French firm, which invests in “deep tech” innovations such as advanced biometrics, AI and quantum computing, but is also among North America’s leading providers of physical and mobile driver’s licenses.

“Digital identity is in our DNA,” says de Vreeze. “We’re looking forward to building a collaboration based on trust, to provide a competitive advantage that firmly establishes Terveystalo as the leading Nordic healthcare provider – and further strengthens the company’s strategy of delivering integrated, data-driven care with best-in-class outcomes.”

A third spoke in the deal came care of Nordic cybersecurity firm, Nixu, which helped broker the deal by providing a technical evaluation of the OneWelcome identity platform and synchronizing the mitigation plan.

Thales has credited some of its recent growth to its digital ID and security sales. This year, the firm won a contract to supply the biometric technology to be embedded in Finnish passports, eID cards and eResident Permits, and a shared contract to supply electronics and software for security in U.S. passports.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

Biometrics deployments expand protection against fraud and lying about your age

Biometrics are protecting against false claims of all sorts in several of the most-read articles of the past week on…

 

UN says law enforcement should not use biometrics to surveil protestors

Law enforcement agencies should not use biometric technology to categorize, profile or remotely identify individuals during protests, the United Nations…

 

How to explain the EUDI Wallet? Industry and citizens discuss Europe’s digital ID

The European Digital Identity (EUDI) Wallet is well on its way towards becoming a reality. To explain the major impact…

 

Decentralize face authentication for control, stronger protection: Youverse

The implementation method of biometric face authentication has become increasingly important in recent years due to the limitations of traditional…

 

Researchers develop display screens with biometric sensor capabilities

Traditional display screens like those built into smartphones require extra sensors for touch control, ambient light, and fingerprint sensing. These…

 

Meta, porn industry and Kansas governor weigh in on age verification

As Europe mulls how to restrict access to certain content for minors, Meta offers its own solution. Meanwhile, U.S. states…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read From This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events