Putting the trust in identity, IdenTrust is the leading digital certificate provider for PKI, with solutions for governments, banks, corporates and healthcare.
IdenTrust Inc. was founded by financial institutions such as Citigroup, ABN AMRO, Bankers Trust (since acquired by Deutsche Bank), to name a few. Upon receiving regulatory approval, IdenTrust announced its formation as a Delaware limited liability company in April 1999. IdenTrust continues to add new financial institutions to the IdenTrust network.
In March 2002, IdenTrust acquired Digital Signature Trust Company (DST) from Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION) and the American Bankers Association. The acquisition combined the global reach of IdenTrust with the proven implementation strength of DST to provide financial institutions and their customers with the means to accomplish business objectives using digital certificates and certificate-enabled applications.
IdenTrust helps organizations surmount the final obstacle preventing business-to-business Internet commerce from thriving: authentication of identity. Through a relationship with participating financial institutions, companies will be able to use the Internet to conclusively identify trading partners and conduct trusted business-to-business Transactions with any other participant in the IdenTrust system.
IdenTrust enables businesses to actively manage their e-commerce risks through trusted relationships with their financial institutions. Specifically, IdenTrust supplies the legal mechanisms and technology to let Internet trading partners trust in another’s identity. Companies will be able to use the Internet to open new markets, reduce transaction costs and create auditable records of their transactions.