GlobalSign Mobile Connect

Mobile Connect

In the world of digital business, nothing is more prevalent than the mobile phone. With more and more business being conducted on mobile devices, there is a critical need for secure authenticated transactions. The GSMA Mobile Connect program can turn this ubiquitous device into a versatile authentication device. There are already close to 3 billion Mobile Connect enabled subscribers globally.


Key Features of GlobalSign Mobile Connect

  • The most complete Mobile Connect Identity Gateway in the market

  • Requires no additional development and can be deployed in a matter of days

  • Enables the mobile network operator to become a true identity provider

  • Proven and scalable in commercial Mobile Connect deployments

  • Managed proof-of-concept installation can be deployed in less than a day for piloting / testing purposes

  • Changes, authorization policies, attributes, authenticators configured through the management console - no need to develop custom code

  • Mobile Connect related use cases built-in: Registration, recovery, new/changed MSISDN, consent / application management etc

  • Multi-protocol support including SAML, WS-Federation, OAuth, OpenID Connect and Mobile Connect

  • ETSI MSS integration available since 2007

  • Built-in workflows for identity life-cycle management, extensive features on authorization and REST interfaces for back-end integration

For Mobile Network Operators

Mobile Connect provides mobile networks operators with the possibility of offering convenient end-user authentication services to their business customers and their online services. By adding Mobile Connect to the product portfolio mobile network operators can more effectively acquire new business customers. Additionally, adopting GlobalSign’s identity and access management (IAM) solution enables mobile network operators to become a true identity provider.

The GlobalSign IAM solution supports all relevant Web Single Sign-On (SSO) protocols such as SAML, WS-Federation, OAuth, OpenID, OpenID Connect and Mobile Connect. The extensive support enables customers of mobile network operators to utilize their preferred protocol for integration, making the process smooth and effortless. With GlobalSign IAM, mobile network operators can become a central hub of identities for online commerce, banking and insurance, e-government, apps, Internet of Things (IoT), APIs, or anything digital that requires authentication of users or entities.

GlobalSign’s IAM solution can be easily integrated to mobile network operators’ CRM, or other back-end systems, enabling the enrichment of user data and attribute services. Connected online services can use a standards-based requests to ask additional information about the authenticated user.

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For Online Service Providers

Digitalization of business, cloud services and the ever-increasing movement toward online solutions demand flexible, secure and convenient authentication methods. GlobalSign’s Customer-Centric IAM solution supports over 20 different authentication mechanisms from social media to mobile PKI. One of the supported methods is Mobile Connect. With GlobalSign’s IAM solution, online service providers can offer any of these authentication options to their business customers, or anyone running an online service.

Finance, insurance, energy, healthcare, and many other vertical industries demand convenient, yet secure alternatives to passwords. New regulation such as PSD2, standards like PCI-DSS 3.2 and overall demand from the end users is pushing online services towards convenient and secure authentication. The authentication options with Mobile Connect offer a toolkit to implement multiple levels of authentication for the online users from a simple swipe of the screen to biometrics, all of them utilizing the mobile phone of the end-user.

Next Steps

Contact us today to learn more about GlobalSign's IAM Solution.