KUALA LUMPUR May 16 - iVEST of MIMOS Berhad and Digicert Sdn Bhd, the leading Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)-based solution provider and the premier licensed certification authority in Malaysia, has announced the availability of their joint solution, iVEST 4MyKad Online Kit, at all authorised retail outlets throughout the country, beginning this May 17.
In a statement here Friday, MIMOS said the MyKad PKI online kit will hasten the implementation of PKI-based services that provide the convenience and peace-of-mind for e-services to flourish in Malaysia.
PKI is an international security standard design for secure online transactions and communications using cryptography and digital certificate technology.
With the iVEST 4MyKad Online Kit, a MyKad would be PKI enabled, making it possible and easier for secure e-business transactions and e-public services.
iVEST was appointed by the government of Malaysia to provide advisory service to create the PKI support in MyKad.
Meanwhile, the statement said that iVEST would be also providing its security technology to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) secure e-Filling.
E-Filling is the latest e-service by IRB that allows company tax-payers to conveniently submit their tax returns over the Internet with a legally-binding digital signature.
E-Filling is also scheduled to be launched this May 17.