This Tuesday May 30th, Belgian Mobile ID announces the release of « itsme® », an innovative solution to easily identify yourself, conduct secured operations and sign official documents. Proximus EnCo is very proud to be amongst the first to offer authentication with itsme!
The « itsme ® » service has been created by Belgian Mobile ID, a consortium between the major Belgian banks (Belfius, BNP Paribas Fortis, ING, KBC) and the major Belgian mobile network providers (Proximus, Orange and Telenet). This ultra-secured solution uses a unique combination between your mobile phone, your SIM card and your personal itsme® code.
Starting Today, you can either registrate on EnCo using “itsme®” or sync your EnCo account with your “itsme®” account. In order to create an “itsme®” account, it’s necessary to confirm your identity with your bank card by selecting your bank in a list, or by using your eID card and the card reader. This step is only needed once. The eID and its card reader will allow, like with “itsme®”, to access your official data and to prove your identity. But “itsme®” goes further by allowing it’s user to identify himself on many websites and internet services, but also to approve and even sign officially.
The usage possibilities are wide: order meal voucher, request personal documents to the city administration, access your pension plan on « MyPension », sign transactions via homebanking or access your smart mail box (IoT) for the delivery of a parcel.
The « itsme® » deployment starts today with the « itsme® » authentication on Proximus EnCo, Clearmedia, Randstad and Rombit. You just need to download the app “itsme®” and create an account. This summer authentication on others major applications will follow like Proximus, Belfius, BNP Paribas Fortis and ING. But we won’t stop there, stay tuned for more information soon!
You can visit Belgian Mobile ID for more details.