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Title: On the security & design of MyKad
Authors: Phan, Raphael C.-W.
Mohammed, Lawan A.
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: PHAN, R.C.-W. and MOHAMMED, L.A., 2003. On the security & design of MyKad. IN: 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, (APCC 2003), Penang, Malaysia, 21-24 Sept. Vol 2., pp. 721 - 724.
Abstract: Within 5 years, all Malaysians are expected to have their ICs, driving licenses, passport and e-cash (ATM) all rolled into one card: MyKad. As one of the multimedia super corridor's (MSC) multipurpose smart card flagships, MyKad will become the most important card that Malaysians carry in their pockets. Therefore, the security of information stored in MyKad should be the emphasis of all parties involved in the design, manufacturing, implementation and applications development of MyKad. In this paper, we discuss the security mechanisms used in MyKad and highlight areas where security analysis should be given the top priority. We also present the rationale for open scrutiny and analysis of MyKad and conclude with some additional recommendations on the security and design of MyKad in the presence of a limited memory capacity.
Description: This is a conference paper [© IEEE]. It is also available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/ Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/APCC.2003.1274452
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5695
ISBN: 0780381149
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