Malaysia to introduce digital ID

Malaysia’s Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has stated that the country would soon introduce digital identification and authentication. This is one of the initiatives in the Malaysian Digital Economy Action Plan (MyDigital). Once a digital ID is in place, it will be integrated with other systems such as the national ID MyKad as well as the security system- System Mortality Integration Data Validation (SPDIM)