TORONTO, Canada,

SecureKey Technologies, a leading provider of federated identity and authentication solutions and Levio, one of Canada’s fastest-growing IT and business consulting firms, are pleased to announce a strategic agreement to support major digital transformation and ID authentication projects with government entities and private sector organizations across Quebec.

“We are very excited to form this strategic agreement with SecureKey Technologies and continue building our strong footprint in Canada,” François Dion, president at Levio. “Digital transformation projects in Quebec and other provinces are built on the core foundations of privacy, trust and security. SecureKey’s impressive offerings in the space were a key factor in our decision to strategically align our operations. This agreement represents our belief that enhanced privacy should be incorporated from the very beginning in order to ensure the successful, efficient and secure completion of our clients’ projects.”

“This agreement represents an exciting step for SecureKey and Levio as it is another validation of the importance of rolling-out consumer centric privacy-enhanced identity authentication programs in Quebec,” said Didier Serra, executive vice president, sales and marketing, SecureKey Technologies. “As we enter a new digital age where privacy and security are being tested more than ever, partnerships like these are a testament to the value of collaboration, and are essential to continue delivering the high-quality services Canadians have come to expect.”

With this strategic agreement, Levio joins SecureKey’s host of innovative partners including Canada’s leading financial institutions, telecom operators, governments, credit agencies and many others like-minded organizations. Canada is emerging as a world leader in privacy and public-private partnerships in the identity space. The partnership represents the importance of technology aligning with business endeavors, that are incorporating next-generation privacy and security offerings from the outset in order to deliver cutting-edge, secure and efficient digital solutions.

About SecureKey Technologies

SecureKey is a leading identity and authentication provider that simplifies consumer access to online services and applications. SecureKey’s next generation privacy-enhancing network enables consumers to conveniently and privately assert identity information using trusted providers, such as banks, telcos and governments, and help them connect to critical online services with a digital credential they already have and trust. SecureKey is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Boston and San Francisco. For more information, please visit www.securekey.com.

About Levio

Levio is an IT and business consulting firm with offices in Montreal and Toronto. Levio works alongside its clients in realizing major programs and projects. Its service offering covers three major axes: transformation and innovation, software development, configuration and integration and digital and mobile solutions. Its main areas of activities are insurance, finance, health and government services. With a team of more than 250 professionals, Levio accompanies its clients form the idea generation to the benefit realization. To know more about Levio, please visit www.levio.ca.

For further information:

Sarah Kirk-Douglas
SecureKey Technologies
1-905-251-6502
sarah.douglas@nullsecurekey.com

Matt Roth
Kaiser Lachance Communications
1-647-725-2520 ext. 222
matt.roth@nullkaiserlachance.com

Jacinthe Bellerive
Levio
1-418-914-3623
jacinthe.bellerive@nulllevio.ca