The consortium has participation from several parts of Asia including South Asia, East Asia, Middle East, South East Asia, etc. It welcomes entities from the government sector as well as private sector. Membership is also extended to educational / research institutes and expert individuals, so that the PKI ecosystem can be enhanced with a collaborative participation. You can read about the members and the memberships here.
Bangladesh PKI Forum(BPKIF)
Bangladesh PKI Forum is a non-profit organization aimed at popularization and adoption of PKI technology in Bangladesh. This includes bringing the stake holders together to accelerate the adoption and use of PKI applications, digital signature certificates, as well as to facilitate educational outreach. The Forum serves as an information resource of Bangladesh for PKI.
Chinese Taipei PKI & e-Authentication Consortium
Chinese Taipei PKI and e-Authentication Consortium was launched in July, 2001 with Dept. of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), ROC. Our missions include aligning with Asia PKI Consortium's missions to achieve cross-border PKI/e-Authentication interoperability from Taiwan's perspectives, building local liaison and information sharing mechanisms with international PKI/e-Authentication related organizations, promoting PKI/e-Authentication deployments with a focus on international e-Commerce activities and integrating different opinions in the local domain and deliver policy level recommendations.
Dohatec New Media
Bangladesh [ http://dohatec-ca.com.bd ]
Dohatec CA is a trusted, qualified and licensed CA and issues Digital Certificates according to Bangladesh Law. Dohatec CA issues Digital Certificates for authentication, Digital Signature, Encryption, securing Website (SSL) and Email (Secure- Email). Dohatec CA made substantial investments in acquiring competency of its professional team in PKI and CA operations and trusted practice. Dohatec CA has CA Administrator, RA Administrator and Helpdesk for operating CA operation, supporting Subscribers and guiding users. It provides Training for educating people about PKI and CA practice.
Egis Technology Inc.
Taiwan [ https://www.egistec.com ]
Egis Technology Inc. (Egis) specializes in the IC design, research and development, and the testing and sales of capacitive fingerprint sensor. The combination of their IC’s high resolution, small size, and low cost makes it the ideal choice for implementation. Egis is the one-stop shop for all your fingerprint sensor needs. With more than one hundred patents worldwide, they are committed to providing solutions with more innovation, more foresight and simpler, intuitive user experience, creating superior value for customers.
Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA)
Thailand [ https://www.etda.or.th/en ]
ETDA was founded to provide responses to changes in economic and social structures due to the transition from an analog society to a digital society where everyone has access to news and information at their fingertips. The Agency was founded in 2021 to play a major role in promoting, supporting and developing electronic transactions (e-transactions) or online transactions under the Electronic Transactions Act and the Electronic Transactions Development Agency Act.
Saudi Arabia [ https://www.emdha.sa ]
emdha TSP is an established and reputed organization driving paperless and presenceless digital transformation to facilitate the “Vision 2030” in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in accordance with the Saudi e-Transaction Law. emdha TSP, owned and managed by BTC, is a licensed CA under the Saudi National Root CA. emdha TSP offers Certification and Digital Trust Services to enable businesses to seamlessly integrate and avail remote sign services in real-time. It delivers superior user experience by incorporating a secure and globally compliant digital signature practice. The solution is tightly integrated with a trusted third-party KYC Agency (Know Your Customer) approved by local governmental regulators to establish the signer’s identity in a secured manner.
India [ https://www.emudhra.com ]
eMudhra is headquartered in India, operating its Digital Identity, Certification and Signing Services across the world. eMudhra is also a renowned platform provider for Digital Authentication, Signing, and Certificate Management solutions, offering it on-premise and/or on cloud. With offices in Middle East, Europe, USA, Latam and East Asia, eMudhra works with Governments and Banks across the world on their paperless transformation journey. The company has issued millions of digital identities and has enterprise customers in over 50 countries that use its identity, authentication and paperless platforms.
GMO GlobalSign K.K.
Japan [ https://jp.globalsign.com ]
GMO Globalsign K.K. provides corporate actuality authentication service. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. The company operates as a subsidiary of GMO Internet Inc.
Hong Kong PKI Forum (HKPKIF)
Hong Kong [ https://www.hkpkiforum.org.hk ]
Founded in 2002, Hong Kong Public Key Infrastructure Forum Limited (“HKPKIF”) is a non-profit distributing industry organization established under the Companies Ordinance of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“HKSAR”).
Iran Center for eCommerce Development (ICeCD)
ICeCD is responsible for implementation and development of Root Certification Authority (GRCA) and General Governmental Intermediate Certification Authority (GICA). In addition, ICeCD is in charge of the secretariat of the council. This council is an interorganizational council established to protect the integration and prevent the breakdown of solutions and standards in Islamic Republic of IRAN (I.R.IRAN) Public Key Infrastructure (IRPKI). The Council main responsibilities are policy-making in IRPKI domain, approbation and updating Certificate Policy (CP) of the I.R.IRAN Governmental Root Certification Authority (CA), and approving the conformity of Certificate Practice Statements (CPSs) with the CP for all the intermediate CAs.
KISA / Korea Electronic Signature Forum
Korea [ https://www.kisa.or.kr/eng/main.jsp ]
Cyber threats are spreading to various platforms such as IoT and mobile, and attack techniques are becoming more and more intelligent.
Korea Internet & Security Agency is strengthening the competitiveness of Internet and information security industry by developing and spreading intelligent and convergence security technologies.
National Center for Digital Certification
Saudi Arabia [ https://www.ncdc.gov.sa ]
The Government of Saudi Arabia has embarked on an ambitious electronic transactions program, recognizing that there is a tremendous opportunity to better utilize information technology to improve the quality of care/service, lower the cost of operations, and increase customer satisfaction. To ensure the secure, efficient transmission and exchange of information electronically MCIT has created a National Public Key Infrastructure as part of its mandate to develop the ICT sector in the country, named as National Centre for Digital Certification (NCDC). NCDC is created by an act of law and its mandate is stipulated in the Saudi e-Transaction law, articles 19 & 20.
NEAC / National Electronic Authentication Centre
VietNam [ https://neac.gov.vn/ ]
The National Electronic Authentication Center (NEAC) is a unit under the Ministry of Information and Communications with the function of developing infrastructure for electronic transactions, electronic signatures and electronic authentication; propose policies and planning in the field of electronic transactions, electronic signatures, electronic authentication. NEAC is the National Electronic Certification Authority (Root Certification Authority).
Pos Digicert Sdn Bhd
Malaysia [ http://posdigicert.com.my/ ]
Pos Digicert Sdn Bhd is Malaysia’s Premier Certification Authority (CA) wholly-owned by Pos Malaysia Berhad. We are responsible for the issuance and management of legally binding digital certificates as well as various other professional online security solutions since February 1998. With more than 15 years’ of experience in the online security systems industry, we have been trusted in helping hundreds of firms from various industries. Pos Digicert provides Public Key Infrastructure solutions that cover digital signature, encryption, and also system infrastructures to support any organisation's readiness and effectiveness in facing online security challenges.
Telekom Applied Business Sdn Bhd
Malaysia [ https://www.tmca.com.my ]
Telekom Malaysia Certification Authority (TMCA) is a licensed CA services provider in Malaysia. The CA services are provided by Telekom Applied Business Sdn Bhd (TAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM). TMCA aspiration is to be a trusted information security services provider that helps organizations and governments protect its information assets, manage security threats and ensure secure business transactions. TMCA is licensed by Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) under Digital Signature Act 1997 and Digital Signature Regulations 1998 for Certification Authority Services, Repository Authority Services and Date/Time Stamping Authority Services.
Techxus Secured Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd (Nexus Group)
India [ https://www.nexusgroup.com/ ]
Nexus is an innovative and fast-growing identity and security company that secures society by enabling trusted identities for people and things. Our customers are mainly large organizations in industry, finance, telecom, public sector and defense. Nexus Sweden is certified in information security in accordance with the ISO 27001 standard, and since transparency is a prerequisite for trust, all our products and services are documented online. Nexus has approximately 300 employees and offices in Europe, Asia and the United States, as well as a global partner network. Nexus is a part of the French IN Groupe. IN Groupe offers state-of-the-art global identity solutions and secure digital services for governments and companies, integrating advanced electronics and biometrics technologies.
China [ https://www.trustasia.com ]
TrustAsia is a leading and professionally-certified certification authority in China with its focus on trusted, secure and cryptographic communications in the digital world. With nearly 20 years' experience in PKI and SSL/TLS, TrustAsia has developed fully scalable solutions for digital certificates, data encryption, identity authentication and automated certificate lifecycle management.
Vietnam Electronic Authentication Solution Joint Stock Company (VEAS)
VietNam [ https://veas.vn/ ]
VIET NAM ELECTRONIC IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICATION SOLUTION JOINT STOCK COMPANY (VIET NAM ELECTRONIC IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICATION SOLUTION JOINT STOCK COMPANY; abbreviated as VEAS) is a Technology Company established and operated by a team of personnel with over 20 years of experience in the field of Public Digital Signature Authentication and Electronic Transactions in Vietnam. Originating in 2015, a group of experienced personnel in the field of Public Digital Signature Authentication services in Vietnam regularly engage in collective activities and technical discussions. After years of research and development, to swiftly deploy and elevate the solutions to a new level, the group decided to establish VIET NAM ELECTRONIC IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICATION SOLUTION JOINT STOCK COMPANY in 2022.
APKIC is great forum for exposure to the PKI world in Asia where we have been able to learn and adapt processes in India at par with global standards.
We hope that APKIC will actively discuss technologies, policies, and systems to enable mutual recognition and interoperability of digital signatures and these results will become visible, and activate e-trade and e-commerce, etc among Asian countries.
Hong Kong PKI ecosystem has benefited by communication with neighbouring countries on the evolution of digital transformation and the way forward digitally.
Asia PKI Consortium provides a great opportunity to share knowledge and information about PKI’s application around Asia countries.
Asia PKI is a fantastic forum to expose PKI’s standard, technology and legal adaptation to improve the security level of e-commerce and e-society.
Asia PKI Consortium creates a unique collaborative platform for members in the Asia/Oceania region to promote PKI interoperability and to boost PKI usage with the cooperation of members aiming to help the Digital Transformation in a trustful manner.