Established in 1997, Netrust is Asia’s first Public Certification Authority (CA) and the only Accredited CA in Singapore. Netrust provides individuals, business and government organizations with a complete online identification and security infrastructure to enable secure electronic transactions. Besides certificate provisioning, Netrust delivers high quality professional services including security consulting, PKI deployment and custom application development. As a testament to the streamlined business and operational process within Netrust, the Controller of CA (IDA) awarded the CA License (now Accreditation) to Netrust in June 2001. Netrust issues a range of digital certificates for online applications including secure access to government applications, Internet banking, supply chain management, virtual private networks and secure access to intranet portals. As an Accredited CA, parties relying on Netrust certificates enjoy the benefits of evidentiary presumption and users are assured of the legality and security of their transactions.
Netrust provides high value security consultancy to help organizations that are interested in moving towards implementing or expanding the business use of cryptography and managing the quick deployment of turnkey security solutions.
In Security Consulting services, Netrust completed a number of projects in Asia, where Netrust delivered the PKI software, provide the consulting and implementation services for the CA setup, plus training in CA operations and PKI technology.
As an Accredited CA in Singapore, Netrust is the identity provider for more than 30 Government-to-Business and Business-to-Business applications. Netrust provided the secure modules for server-to-server authentication, digital signing and encryption.
Suppliers to the Government and professionals like lawyers, engineers and architects are equipped with Netrust digital certificates for secure authentication and digital signing. Some of the key Government implementations are showcased here.
STARS eLodgment is an IT project initiated by Singapore Land Authority (SLA). This project enables land transactions under the Land Titles Act, Land Titles (Strata) Act, Residential Property Act and any other legislation to be submitted over the Internet by law firms, SLA, government agencies and members of the public. To know more about STARS eLodgment, please refer to www.stars.gov.sg
CORENET e-Submission is a network infrastructure that facilitates the electronic submissions and processing of project-related documents in a secure environment using Internet or S-ONE as the delivery medium. To know more about CORENET e-Submission, please refer to www.corenet-ess.gov.sg
LTA-Link is an e-service setup by Land Transport Authority. It is an online portal that enables online administration of vehicle ownership transactions, road tax payment & renewals and heavy vehicles parking licenses and certificates. For more information about LTA-Link, please refer to www.onemotoring.com.sg.
The fundamental technology behind e-passport is PKI. With our strength in understanding PKI and the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) e-Passport standards and requirements, Netrust was awarded the contract by ICAO in 2006, to build and operate the ICAO PKD (Public Key Directory). In addition, Netrust implemented the Singapore’s e-Passport CA and passport signing solution, plus the e-Passport validation solution at the border checkpoints. This is one of the first end-to-end e-Passport Validation solutions ever implemented by any country in the world.
Netrust has the expertise for consultancy on e-Passport PKI and validation of e-Passports at the checkpoints, and has the experience and solutions for their implementation.
JOINT SEMINAR BY THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS, MYANMAR AND NETRUST PTE LTD ON E-IDENTITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND E-GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES
2ND & 3RD JANUARY 2017, NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR
Netrust Pte Ltd is honoured to jointly organize this seminar with the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar, on 2nd and 3rd Jan 2017.
The primary objective of the 2-day seminar is to share Netrust’s vast experiences in designing and implementing e-Government solutions in ASEAN countries, predominantly Singapore, Thailand and Brunei. The seminar also serves as a platform for CIOs and government officials from the various ministries in Myanmar to share the e-Government initiatives taken by their respective ministries.
During the seminar, Mr Foo Jong Ai, CEO, Netrust, shared with the participants of the seminar the fundamentals of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and the benefits of a PKI-based e-Identity infrastructure that would enable all users of Myanmar e-Government applications to perform secure online transactions over digital networks confidently. Mr Foo also elaborated on how the same e-Identity infrastructure is able to strengthen security and public confidence and to provide the highest level of protection of digital identities for all G2B e-Government and e-commerce transactions.
An online banking application was showcased as an example to demonstrate the convenience and ease of use of mobile PKI-based e-Identity for performing online transactions via desktop and mobile phone, without compromising the level of security as compared to smart cards or USB cryptographic tokens.
Another topic, which garnered much interest from the floor, is the state-of-the-art e-Passport and border control solutions developed by Netrust. The participants of this seminar are among the first to witness the power and convenience of the latest mobile application for e-Passport verification using near field communications (NFC).
Netrust has identified digital finance as one of the key areas that would drive economical and social benefits to the citizens of emerging economies such as Myanmar. Mr Roland Tan, CEO, T-BOP Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Netrust focusing on developing digital finance applications for rural banking and micro-finance institutions, shared with the participants the use of digital finance solutions to rapidly unlock economic opportunities and accelerate social development in emerging economies. The solutions; address the challenges faces by individuals, businesses, financial institutions and government in emerging economies, such as little or no access to financial services, heavy reliance on cash transactions, leakage in public expenditure and tax revenue, etc.
The seminar ended with enthusiastic exchanges among the government officials from various key ministries involved in the implementation of e-Government initiatives in Myanmar and representatives from Netrust on steps to be taken to expand outreach and accelerate e-Government diffusion in Myanmar.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank His Excellency U Thant Sin Maung, Minister, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar for his kind support for this seminar and His Excellency U Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar, for gracing the event with his presence and his support in making this seminar a great success.
Netrust Pte Ltd, an Accredited CA in Singapore and a leader in Certificate Authority and Public Key Infrastructure management and services, has received the top honors from Singapore’s CIO community with the CIOHONOUR® AWARDS 2016 in the following category at a glittering RED CARPET HONOUR® Reception event.
The CIOHONOUR® AWARDS is a powerful endorsement promoted by CXOHONOUR®, a recognized endorsement platform amongst the CIO community in Singapore. The top honors were endorsed by an independent advisory council of eminent CIOs based on the results from an Opinion Poll that was made available to over 500+ CIOs in Singapore.
On winning this award, Mr. Foo Jong Ai, CEO of Netrust said, “We feel extremely honored and delighted to be considered as a Top leader in PKI Management by Singapore’s CIO community. We wish to thank all CIOs and IT Managers – including our customers and partners for their continued support and trust – and the distinguished CIO Advisory Council for endorsing us. This platform has not only helped us to connect with the CIO community at large, it has also given us an edge in the market as one of the most sought after brands. We will continue our efforts to deliver on our promise to our customers and partners as one of the most reliable brands in the market.”
The CXOHONOUR® is an online endorsement platform that is uniquely positioned to capture the preferences and the opinions of the relevant C-level suite about their ICM vendors. Because the endorsements are viewed as peer recommendations, the community considers it as a very valuable and trusted local source for the future buying needs. The CXOHONOUR® platform is supported by Ideation Edge Asia, or IDEA for short, an Industry Association of C-level senior business leaders interested in fostering a business community to further their understanding of technology trends that shapes business, societal, environmental & economical changes in Asia.
The awards ceremony was held on 4 July 2016 at St. Regis Singapore.
Titan Security Acquired by Asia’s First Accredited Public Certification Authority, Netrust Pte Ltd
Once a subsidiary of Asia’s first Public Certification Authority (CA), Singapore-based Titan Security announces its recent acquisition by Netrust Pte Ltd.
Singapore — (ReleaseWire) — 08/31/2015 –Having officially gone into effect in March, Titan Security Pte Ltd announces its acquisition by Singapore’s leading ID Service Provider. The only Accredited CA in Singapore, Netrust Pte Ltd has enjoyed a longstanding relationship since October of 2013 with Titan Security. Now, via the integration of the two companies, operations will be both seamless and efficient as a wider range of security expertise is offered to Titan Security customers and partners. In addition, clients will receive a stronger financial resource and a better market reach.
Eugene Lam, Managing Director of Titan Security said of the acquisition, “For our many clients it will be business as usual as we’re committed to providing the same detailed customer service as we did before. With that said, we express our sincerest gratitude to all whom have supported Titan Security. And we look forward to the continued support together with Netrust Pte Ltd.”
Since its formation Netrust, as an ICT security company, has enabled numerous government organizations and private enterprises to conduct e-transactions in a secure manner. The Accredited CA in Singapore gives businesses, individuals and government agencies an environment to operate without the risk of fraudulent identities among transacting parties. Netrust acts as a trusted third party that both issues and manages digital certificates. These digital certificates give transactions the quality of authenticity, non-repudiation and confidentiality as they represent a user’s online credentials.
With the latest cost-effective technologies Netrust remains on the industry’s cutting edge. Allowing for a substantial increase in productivity and cost savings, Netrust also provides the necessary infrastructure to move paper-based processes online. Protecting the interests of all concerned, the company uses innovative security solutions to address the increasing threat of data breach.
Netrust is Asia’s first Public Certification Authority (CA) and the leading Digital ID Service Provider in Singapore. Founded in 1997, Netrust provides individuals, business and government organizations with a complete online identification and security infrastructures. Netrust also delivers high-quality professional services that include security consulting, PKI deployment, and custom application development.
Netrust Philippines Corporation is a subsidiary of Netrust Pte Ltd Singapore which was established in 1997, Netrust is Asia’s first Public Certification Authority (CA) and the leading Digital ID Service Provider in Singapore. Netrust provides individuals, business and government organizations with a complete online identification and security infrastructure to enable secure electronic transactions. Besides certificate provisioning, Netrust delivers high quality professional services including security consulting, PKI deployment and custom application development.
TBOP’s work is focused on deploying software solutions to the world’s lowest socio-economic level. These are the category of the world’s population vulnerable due to lack of education, lack of information and other economic, cultural and social deprivations.
Auctorizium is a company specializing in providing E-Passport, Public Key Directory, Border Control and Security solutions.
Netrust implemented the National PKD solution for Nigeria, with its integration with ICAO PKD and the Nigeria border control system for the validation of e-passports.
CAT is operating as a Public CA in Thailand. The OCSP implementation is based on Corestreet for an initial 6,000 users. This same infrastructure would be expanded to support its nation-wide public CA service.
Netrust completed implementation of a 2-Factor Authentication solution for a Malaysia Bank. This solution is integrated with PKI and is used for approval signing.
The Project involves all consultancy and policy formulation work, and implementation of a turnkey solution for the System, which includes a Root CA and a Government Sub-CA, plus consultancy and guidelines for the use of the CA for secure VPN, secure wireless LAN, secure email and other Corporate-wide applications.
Contract was awarded to Netrust by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to setup and operate the global Public Key Directory (PKD).
In addition to functioning as a public CA, Netrust has evolved over the years to become a Security Solutions Provider. Netrust has a whole suite of cryptographic-based security solutions that can optimize any investments in public key infrastructure (PKI).
Netrust Incorporation in 1997
Seminar on E-Identity and E-Government, Myanmar
Netrust is awarded with Top Honour with CIOHONOUR
Netrust Acquires Titan Security
Netrust Incorporates Netrust Philippines
Netrust awarded Nigeria Immigration Service contract and incorporates multiple companies
Netrust completed the CA Upgrade and OCSP implementation for the CAT Telecom.
Netrust was awarded a Major 2FA contract from a Malaysia Bank
Netrust was awarded a major Project from E-Government National Centre, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei
Contract was awarded to Netrust by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to setup and operate the global Public Key Directory (PKD).
Netrust launched its first suite of security solutions
Netrust became a Licensed CA in June 2001, under the regime of the Electronic Transactions act (ETA).
Netrust was started by the National Computer Board (now IDA) as the first public CA in Asia.