Volvo Car Group selects CGI for security services

Volvo Car Group selects CGI for security services 
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 --  CGI (NYSE:
GIB)(TSX: GIB.A) has signed an agreement with Volvo for the delivery
of authentication certificate services, that will provide each car
with individual and securely accessed online services from Volvo
Cars. The contract also includes related operation and support
The use of apps in cars is on the rise. Car owners today can access a
variety of digital services from their cars, such as navigation,
traffic and maintenance tools and information. Together, CGI and
Volvo developed a certificate solution that enables secure online
connections in Volvo cars using the same security technology used for
Internet-based applications and authentication. 
Every Volvo car will be provided with its own certificate (i.e., an
electronic id document for authorization when connecting to online
services). Each certificate will be installed when the car is
manufactured, ensuring reliability and integration with Volvo's
manufacturing systems, market service and cloud environment. 
"We are very pleased that Volvo has chosen CGI as its partner, and we
are looking forward to our collaboration," said Par Fors, senior
vice-president, CGI, Sweden. "This is only the beginning of exciting
developments in car apps, and there are great opportunities for
expanded capabilities and services in the future." 
CGI certificate service ensures smooth and safe access to
certificates. It encompasses all certificate-related components,
including mobile devices, automatic installations and administrative
tools that can be operated from a single source. The service is based
on international standards and also offers, as an add-on,
comprehensive lifecycle management for certificates stored in smart
About CGI  
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent
information technology and business process services firm in the
world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global
clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe
and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services
including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration,
application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as
well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annualized
revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19
billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).
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