Security: A key challenge for Société Générale
Société Générale is a first tier European financial services group, active in 83 countries with over 156,000 employees of 28 different nationalities. The Société Générale group is organised in five divisions: Retail Banking in France – International Retail Banking – Specialised Financing & insurance – Private Banking, Global Investment Management & Services – Corporate and Investment Banking.
At the heart of banking and finance, Société Générale’s IT systems constitute a real tool, a source of performance and quality. Nearly 20% of the company’s investment is dedicated to IT projects.
In the context of its plan to reinforce the security of IT systems, the fight against fraud and also to assist its business partners, Société Générale launched the SAFE program (Service d’Authentification Fédérateur d’Entreprise – Enterprise Federation Authentication Service).