SecureKey Technologies is thrilled to welcome BMO Bank of Montreal as the newest member of the Verified.Me network. BMO becomes the sixth financial institution available for Canadian customers through Verified.Me to help identify their identities with online services of their choice in a privacy-enhanced and secure way. BMO joins CIBC, Desjardins, RBC, Scotiabank and TD as live Verified.Me network participants.

The blockchain-based digital identity verification network adds a stronger layer of privacy and transparency to the financial institution’s existing portfolio. When using the service, BMO’s customers benefit from Verified.Me’s robust security protocols, which helps users to verify their identity quickly and securely to trusted organizations in the network including early adopters Sun Life and Equifax.

“As Canadians increasingly turn to digital channels, it’s important to continue to develop solutions that create a more seamless way for Canadians to get access to the products and services they need,” said Brett Pitts, Chief Digital Officer, BMO Financial Group. “With Verified.Me, Canadians can now have an easier and more secure way to share their personal information, and it puts them in control to share that information when and how they want.”

“We are excited to welcome BMO Bank of Montreal into the fold as a live network participant and are thrilled to see the Verified.Me network continue its expansion to more Canadian customers,” said Greg Wolfond, Founder and CEO, SecureKey Technologies. “We are thankful to have a deeply dedicated and committed group of organizations that helped bring Verified.Me to market and understand the value of safer, more private and secure digital identity verification solutions. We look forward to Verified.Me’s continued network expansion alongside forward-looking Canadian organizations, like BMO Bank of Montreal.”

This announcement represents the strides Verified.Me is taking to make it easier and safer for Canadians to manage their digital identity. Learn more about Verified.Me and download the app on your iOS or Android mobile phone through the App Store and Google Play.