PSD2: France Latest To Support Redirection-Only APIs

A French central bank working group has said banks that impose a “redirect”-based authentication model on third-party providers are not acting in breach of EU-level regulatory technical standards.

Third parties have consistently argued against forcing users to authenticate themselves by being forwarded onto a webpage or login screen controlled by the bank, but the method is favoured by most banks on the grounds of greater security and control over the customer journey.

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