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South Africa’s Smart ID card “one of the most advanced in the world”

South Africa’s new Smart ID card is one of the most advanced IDs in the world, said the solutions director of LAWtrust, Maeson Maherry.

South Africa's new Smart ID card: one of the most advanced in the world. (Image: My Broadband)

South Africa's new Smart ID card: one of the most advanced in the world. (Image: My Broadband)

South Africa’s new Smart ID card is one of the most advanced IDs in the world, said the solutions director of LAWtrust, Maeson Maherry.

Maherry, who was speaking at a cybersecurity symposium in Johannesburg, is overseeing the seven-year eID project with the Department of Home Affairs. It is one of LAWtrust’s largest programmes.

“Many countries around the world are starting to realise that an identity credential must interact into the digital world,” Maherry told MyBroadband.

“That has lead to chip-based ID cards and even chip-based passports.

Read the full My Broadband article here.