Towards a National ID

Law: One of the ways a digital ID could in fact, protect personal information is through data abstraction, also known as the replacement of sensitive private identifiers with less risky information.

Not many are aware but the Communications and Multimedia Ministry revealed quite recently that it will spearhead the National Digital Identity initiative (National ID), putting the country on the same track as its neighbours such as Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia which are also in the midst of rolling out the initiative.

These Asean countries are one of the first in the region to do so but what exactly is the National ID initiative?

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