HSBC is the first bank in Australia to offer a Digipass to all its retail internet customers free of charge and is looking to provide enhanced security to its customer base as a top priority. HSBC Group also has plans to roll out VASCO's Digipass to all retail internet banking clients in Asia.
"We are honoured to welcome HSBC in Australia as a VASCO customer," said Jan Valcke, VASCO's president and COO. "VASCO's Digipass GO3 is an extremely portable and easy to use two factor authentication device that provides users with a secure One-Time Password (OTP) which cannot be re-used by hackers. We acknowledge HSBC in Australia groundbreaking decision to lead the battle for secure online banking in the region. VASCO will spare no effort to make this project a success."