Thales is a world leader in digital security, where trust has been brought to the global economy and digital exchanges are being secured for billions of people and things. April 2nd 2019, Gemalto was acquired by Thales providing Digital & Identity Services in the majority of the countries in the world.
Building a future we can all trust
Identity & Biometric Solutions
Thales is a trusted partner in digital & identity services to the Danish Police and National Authorities, and has since 2004 provided VISA stickers, Tachograph cards, Resident Permit cards and Document & Biometric Readers in Denmark. Furthermore, Thales supplies and personalises the nationwide travel card called Rejsekort.
Interoperability is the key for all our products therefore the international standards and regulations are always strictly followed. Thales is a founding and active member of around 80 standardisation groups, public and industrial ones such as JavaCard Forum, Global Chip Alliance, Liberty Alliance, Smart Payment Forum etc. Thales actively contributes in the definition of technical specifications and interoperability of identity and travel documents such as ICAO, ISO, CEN, AFNOR, etc. as well as participates in all interoperability tests including ePassports (BIG, IAS, etc.). This ensures that our products are closely following the latest enhancements and adaptation to new and emerging standards.
The local site in Ballerup is audited by the Danish National Police and Secret Service as well certified by Visa and MasterCard. Thales is known for a reliable and secure service and the use of the local site ensures an efficient workflow, both in terms of data transfer and document delivery. A traceability mechanism is in place to ensure end-to-end security, from application by customer to issuing of document. Security is our state of mind.
Banking & Payment Services
Furthermore, Thales offers services for financial institutions in the Banking & Payment Services (BPS) unit. The world of financial services is changing fast and consumers look for evermore personalised, convenient and secure ways to pay, communicate and interact with their banks and accounts. Today we provide the Danish banking sector with a wide range of secure digital banking, cards and digital payment solutions meeting and exceeding these demands. Our onboarding/KYC (know your customer), access/SCA (strong customer authentication) and risk management services have been used for many years in the Nordics, and combined they are the ideal way to secure and enhance the entire customer journey for digital banking. Available both as on-premises and cloud platform, supporting either mobile authentication or hardware devices. In close partnership with leading Danish banks, we also drive the change in lifestyle payment products, including world-leading mobile, biometric, metal, eco-friendly and wearable contactless products and associated services. In Denmark we supply around half of the banking cards in the market.
Internet of Things
By 2025, 75 billion IoT devices will be connected with a potential market value of around $1.6 trillion. IoT devices and services offer unprecedented possibilities, business opportunities, and challenges. To support its clients, Thales delivers innovative IoT technology that simplifies and speeds enterprise digital transformation. In Denmark, Thales also provides a wide range of market leading IoT solutions perfectly adapted for the Danish market context such as Smart Metering solutions for utilities and grid managers within the energy market.
Within Asset Tracking, IoT is also driving the evolution. Whether devices monitor vehicle fleets, locate containers, trace stole goods, or detect changes to environment. Thales IoT asset tracking provides the tools to improve efficiency in a wide range of industries, providing our Danish customers’ devices with the exact data they need.
Cloud Protection Licencing
Thales is also well known for providing advanced data protection as well as identity and access management solutions both for government organizations and large enterprises. In Denmark, several qualified Thales Partners are able to provide consultancy and system integration services leveraging our security portfolio. Some Danish Managed Service Providers offer “Security As A Service” powered by our comprehensive portfolio to enable customers to consume our solutions based on a monthly fee. We provide robust solutions for both on premise and cloud deployments, encryption for data at rest, data in motion across networks plus identity and access controls which have become more complex due to the new ways