Gemalto announced it has been appointed by Oman Information Technology Authority (ITA) as prime contractor to secure the country’s eGovernment services. The full solution encompasses strong authentication and digital signature using the eID card, as well as mobile authentication using a mobile handset.
This will enable citizens and residents of Oman to securely access eGovernment services, with the authentication method that best suits their lifestyles. Acting as a turnkey solution provider, Gemalto is delivering the Coesys eGov2.0 software together with the associated services including training, support and maintenance.
The solution will establish an infrastructure of trust with its citizens to expand the country’s online government services offer and enhance the user experience. Omanis can securely carry out administrative procedures online and digitally sign official documents and electronic forms without the need to physically visit government offices.
The solution doesn’t require any additional software installation from the end user and works on any personal computer.