CardInk - Cryptomathicâs second generation EMV data preparation system for single and multiple application cards â will generate the personalisation data for all Desjardinsâ EMV cards, including all cryptographic data, ensuring a highly secure environment for data generation and key management in the card issuing process.
Jean Yelle, Vice-President of Desjardins Card Services, comments: âWe have chosen Cryptomathic, and its CardInk product, because they have clearly shown their world-wide expertise in this field. Their ability to address Desjardinsâ specific needs and timeline lead us both to success and a new partnership.â
Peter Landrock, Executive Chairman of Cryptomathic, comments: âWe are very pleased to be working with Desjardins on its national EMV payment cards issuance programme. The performance, efficiency and suitability of CardInk for this deployment have already been proved in the trial and we look forward to continuing our work with Desjardins in order to ensure that the organisationâs member-owners enjoy a successful, smooth and secure transition to EMV payment cards.â
Cryptomathicâs CardInk data preparation system can be used by Canadian issuers to support Interac, the Canadian national debit application, in addition to MasterCardâs EMV and Chip Authentication Program (CAP), Visa Smart Debit/Credit (VSDC) and Dynamic Passcode Authentication (DPA), and contactless payment applications.