Bahrain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Beyon Connect, the digital services provider for the public and private sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, have signed an MoU that will see the former adopt an innovative digital identity and digital postbox solutions and services delivered by Beyon Connect.
As per the MoU, the subsidiary of Batelco, Beyon Connect will deliver its recently launched innovative digital postbox solution, OneBox, to enable National secure communication between the public sector, private businesses, and residents of Bahrain in one secure, convenient, and trusted digital space.
Beyon Connect will also deliver its latest new product, OneID, which brings a new platform to register a unique digital identity, to interact securely with public and private sector digital services across Bahrain.
"OneID is a highly secure single e-ID which will be made available as a mobile application for both iOS and Android. It allows onboarding of Bahrain residents through an advanced e-KYC process supporting passport and national ID cards with facial recognition and liveness cheque," said a press release from the subsidiary of Batelco.
OneID is a highly secure single e-ID that will be made available as a mobile application for both iOS and Android. It allows the onboarding of Bahrain residents through an advanced e-KYC process supporting passport and national ID cards with facial recognition and liveness cheque, said Bahrain's telecom provider.
OneID is free for Bahrain residents and very affordable even for small organisations, institutions, and companies without the burden of minimum commitments and implementation fees. OneBox, brings a new way to communicate to Bahrain, through the launch of an innovative digital postbox solution.
NCSC CEO Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa said, “We see the adoption of OneID and OneBox as an important steppingstone in Bahrain’s journey towards creating a more secure and digitally inclusive society in Bahrain. The combination of OneID and OneBox delivers unique transformational value to the people, institutions, and businesses of Bahrain and re-enforces the value of national adoption of innovations and investments being driven within Bahrain’s burgeoning digital sector.”