SecureKey is the identity and authentication provider for organizations that deliver online consumer services. SecureKey eliminates the need to store passwords by securely linking consumer ID to trusted devices, while providing consumers with the choice, control and convenience over how they access the services they want. SecureKey delivers a high-performance, easy-to-use, strong dynamic authentication platform that reduces the burden, cost, and risks associated with authenticating millions of consumers while also improving the user experience. SecureKey is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Boston, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. The company is backed by a world-class group of venture and corporate investors.


To build highly scalable trusted identity networks that enable organizations to quickly and easily deliver high-value online secure services to millions of consumers.

SecureKey FAQs

Who is SecureKey?

SecureKey is a global leader in identity and authentication ecosystems. We make it easy to incorporate strong authentication into a wide range of online, mobile and in-person identity and authentication applications for financial services, government, healthcare, converged commerce, and extended enterprises. Our groundbreaking, cloud-based platform combines powerful, device-based security with federated authentication to enhance privacy, create trust, and increase convenience for consumers – using devices and credentials they already have.

When was SecureKey founded?

SecureKey was founded in April, 2008.

Are you a public company?

SecureKey is a privately-held company with backing from leading technology, payments and mobile network operators.

Where are your offices located?

SecureKey is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Boston M.A., Washington D.C., and San Francisco, C.A.

Who are some of your major investors?

SecureKey investors include Intel Capital, Visa Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, Discover Financial Services, Rogers Ventures Partners LLC, and TELUS Corporation.

What is is SecureKey’s groundbreaking, cloud-based identity and authentication platform that combines strong, device-based security with privacy-enhanced federated authentication.

What makes your solutions unique?

SecureKey is dedicated to the principle that proving your identity, or perhaps more importantly, protecting it – should be easy. We put the user at the center of identity and authentication solutions to help business and government enhance privacy, create trust, and increase convenience for users – using devices and credentials users already have!

Who are your customers? is a foundational identity and authentication platform that enables a wide variety of applications across a broad range of industries on any number of devices. Core markets and applications include:, Banking & Financial Services, Government, Payments, and Telecoms & Utilities.

Who are your partners?

SecureKey is strengthening its core platform offering by partnering with leading technology providers and system integrators. Some of our Partners today include: Broadcom, Cirque, Dell, EnStream, HP, Inside Secure, Intel, and NXP.

What is SecureKey Concierge?

SecureKey Concierge offers a convenient way to sign in to Government of Canada services. Instead of remembering yet another username and password that you rarely ever use, you can choose to sign in with a brand that you know, and use, regularly… such as your favourite Financial Institution, Bank or Credit Card.

How does SecureKey protect privacy?

No passwords or personal information (i.e. name, address, date of birth, etc.) are exchanged. Your Sign-In Partner won’t know which government service you’re accessing and the government won’t know which Sign-In Partner you’re using.

How does SecureKey help make enterprise web services, like banking or eGovernment, better? is a foundational identity and authentication platform that enables a wide variety of applications across a broad range of industries on any number of devices. Connect is designed for financial institutions, government, healthcare providers, telecoms and other organizations seeking to improve the security of their existing online and mobile applications.

Why would I want to use SecureKey solutions?

By embedding its security application in laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, SecureKey turns ordinary consumer devices into secure terminals for multi-factor and federated authentication, using the security of chip-based identity and payment credentials. Highly scalable and consumer-friendly, SecureKey enhances a wide range of online, mobile, and in-person identity and payment applications.

I don’t want ‘’the government’’ to know what I am doing; how does SecureKey protect my information and transactions? Exchange brokers the connection ensuring that no government service knows which Sign-In Partner you are using, and that no Sign-In Partner knows which government service you are accessing.