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Gemalto: BankID deploys Gemalto's Valimo Mobile ID solution nationwide in Norway

Amsterdam, May 5, 2014
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Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,
announces that it will support BankID of Norway in creating a nationwide
system for robust electronic authentication and legally-binding digital
signatures using theValimo mobile ID solution. BankID is the central body for
eID established by the Norwegian banking industry. The mobile BankID service
works across all networks and phone types, and has already been adopted by
over 270 service providers in Norway, including major banks and numerous
other commercial organizations.

The Valimo Mobile ID solution is the world leading mobile identity
authentication and mobile digital signature software. The addition of Mobile
ID to the existing BankID online services infrastructure delivers new
standards of convenience for Norwegian citizens when using mobile phones and
mobile devices to access banking or to digitally sign transactions. For banks
and other providers, the arrival of a Mobile ID option for BankID offers all
the advantages of a unified and readily available route to market for secure
mobile services.

Working seamlessly with all the mobile apps offered by the leading banks in
Norway, Valimo's Mobile ID solution is characterized by a straightforward
registration process that can be completed in minutes. Almost a million
Norwegians are now employing the BankID system for secure online
authentication, of which nearly 40% are using the Mobile ID app.

"With Mobile BankID, mobile phone users are now capable of performing any
banking transaction on the go,"
said Nils Inge Bruberg, strategic product manager for the BankID system. "Many
were already using the certificate scheme that was developed for
electronic banking, but the arrival of Mobile ID has doubled the average
number of transactions per user to 12 per month."

"This project is the very first nationwide Mobile ID solution for online
banking, with over 120 financial institutions connected to the system
," said Tomi Soininen, Senior Vice President of Valimo at Gemalto. "With our
support, BankID is ultimately looking to reach all three million
Norwegians currently using online banking services, and attract more service
providers keen to meet rapidly growing demand for access to secure services
from mobile devices."

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader indigital securitywith
2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating
out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located
in 44 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop,
bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable
and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile
services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy
protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and
dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded
software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms
and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and
the trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital
services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number
of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless

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Gemalto Media Contacts:

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|Asia Pacific Latin America |
|+65 6317 3802 +55 11 5105 9220 |
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is your ID online. Valimo mobilizes digital IDs. Valimo Mobile ID allows
mobile phone users to securely authenticate, digitally sign documents, and
confirm transactions and payments, simply by entering the PIN code they have
chosen. The multipurpose solution combines strong security and ease of use,
enabling new mobile service concepts and more efficient processes. Valimo
Mobile ID is used in a variety of services, throughout the world, including
online banking, mobile payment, e- and m-commerce applications, and
governmental services, along with enterprise identity and access management.
The two-channel, three-factor authentication method based on Public Key
Infrastructure (PKI), combined with a third-party Certification Authority,
produces a legally binding signature regardless of time and place. Valimo
Mobile ID solutions are global market leaders in terms of installation base
and number of active users. Founded in 2000, Valimo Wireless is headquartered
in Finland and from February 2010 is part of Gemalto Group. For more
information, please

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