August 18, 2021 — Entrust, a leading provider of advanced identity, payment and data protection information. announced that the company and MK Group Joint Stock Company (MK Group) Vietnam Jointly launching the Vietnam Smart Card Identification Project, Entrust and MK Group will offer advanced digital technology solutions with joint field support to implement this project in Vietnam. To be able to issue 50 million smart cards to citizens starting February early this year.
Entrust’s card issuing system and software solution, together with MK Group of Vietnam, which manages the field operations and oversees the issuance of cards in various regions in the country, will help more than 50 million Vietnamese first batch of citizens conveniently obtain ID cards. Fast, under advanced privacy controls The new Smart ID Card replaces and combines the latter three types of ID cards that were issued for citizens: 9-digit ID, 12-digit ID, and barcode. which were launched in 1999, 2012 and 2016 respectively. To verify the identity of Vietnamese citizens is more secure and standardized.
MK Smart, a subsidiary of MK Group, has developed a chip-based smart card operating system and applications in compliance with ICAO standards and Vietnam security requirements. This chip-embedded identity card stores ICAO-compliant e-ID data with biometric and digital signing capabilities. To access thousands of public and private web portals that serve the people today. Including citizens can also use this smart card to authenticate with government agencies and banks.
Entrust provides a high quality card issuing system and consulting services. from the experts in its entirety And the project can start issuing the first 50 million smart card ID cards already.