Turkey ‘leader’ in digital security implementations
Niki Gamm ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish digital security market is highly innovative, according to Gürcan Altıparmak.The Turkish digital security market is highly innovative and leading the way in implementing new and cutting-edge solutions to improve digital interactions, according to the manager of the Turkey branch of a major digital security company.
Gürcan Altıparmak, Gemalto Turkey board member and general manager, told the Hürriyet Daily News that Turkey was an early adopter of contactless payment, mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) and mobile digital identity. “By embracing those technologies, Turkish banks and mobile operators are making their customers’ lives easier – and getting a boost to their bottom line, tapping into markets and reinforcing the loyalty of their existing customers at the same time as attracting new ones.”
Amsterdam-based Gemalto has been operating in Turkey through its local office based in Istanbul for the past 13 years and works with all major banks and mobile operators in Turkey including Garanti Bank, Bank Asya, TEB, Turkcell and Avea, he said
Worldwide, Gemalto works with over 450 banks and 300 mobile operators and has contributed to over 60 government programs, providing its customers with security solutions.