February 10 2019: V Srinivasan,m Chairman of digital identity and transaction management solutions leader eMudhra has taken over as Chairman of the Asia PKI Consortium (APKIC).
He was elected through a voting process by all the member nations and will serve a tenure of 2 years. APKIC is a global forum of 10+ countries that promotes awareness and adoption of PKI technology to enhance security in the digital world. The forum has launched many fruitful activities since its inception in 2001. It has coordinated cross-border PKI policies and technology, studied the laws and regulations of electronic transactions, and accelerated PKI technology standardization and the interoperability among APKIC members.
Says Srinivasan: “I am greatly honoured to be elected as Chairman of the Asia PKI consortium. Globally, countries are embarking on digital transformation efforts to promote cross border electronic trade and as a result society is becoming integrated digitally. In this integrated digital society, cyber security has become a focal point and digital trust enabled through PKI is critical in facilitating secure digital transformation.”