WISeKey announced today a collaboration agreement with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the seventh largest state in India.
The objective has been to simplify processes and to further enhance cybersecurity in the wake of recent cybercrime attacks worldwide. Government of Andhra Pradesh has been proactive in ensuring that the sheer volume of citizen’s information stored in various databases remain secure.
The WISeKey Platform can be used to enhance the security of Citizens’ Identity, position citizens at the center of gravity of Government services using the WISeKey PKI based Blockchain technology as the solution to secure government-recorded data.
“We are looking towards WISeKey to play a leadership role in providing cybersecurity for the various initiatives of the government, but also drawing out the vision for smart cities who want to go beyond IoT, automation and use “Deep Tech” algorithmic technology, said JA Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. “Andhra Pradesh will be one of the first states in the world which will be implementing the Block Chain Technology in the transportation department,” said N. Balasubramanyam, CEO and e-Pragathi & Transport Commissioner for the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
In view of these collaboration opportunities, WISeKey is set up its development center in Vizag, the ‘Fintech Valley’ in the state of Andhra Pradesh.<