MyKad – Superiority at Your Fingertips
MSC Malaysia is proud to share with the world its creative innovation in improving the quality and way of life through the sophisticated technology of the government’s smart card known as the MyKad.
The MyKad incorporates 8 +1 applications (on chip) with speedy and secure access in carrying out a variety of electronic transactions such as identity verification, health information, payment, access, business and retail service.
The security features include authentication using symmetric-key cryptography, multi-layered operating systems with firewalls, and a secure chip platform. MyKad incorporates two types of biometric technology for identification purposes, namely colour photograph of the card holder and the Digital Certificate.