Making the World a Safer Place with Passwordless Blockchain Secure Authentication



FNS(M) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia


The digital world needs a new security paradigm that is effectively adapts to the complexity of the agile business environment, embraces mobile and remote workforce, and seamlessly protects people, devices, applications, data, network and cloud. Blockchain Secure Authentication (BSA) is a homegrown and patented technology by FNS Value Co. Ltd, Korea using next generation blockchain technology for secure authentication. FNSM projects and initiatives include securing digital services for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore by providing a secure, fast, and convenient passwordless Multi Factor Authentication (MFA). BSA has successfully integrated with Google Gmail, Microsoft Outlook platform and passwordless Windows Login. BSA MFA with eKYC for end-to-end digital user onboarding experience or customer onboarding solution especially for Digital Government and Banking services. Another use case is SSL VPN additional layer of security with second factor authentication or 2FA using BSA. 2FA is a standard compliance requirement for PCI-DSS for remote network access or secure VPN. BSA as the MFA provide 2FA on top of VPN or SDWAN username ID and password. In conclusion, BSA is the world’s first private initiative using blockchain for secure, fast and convenience login experience that enable a safer world with passwordless blockchain secure authentication.




The Dera’ training initiative



Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Increased focus on cybersecurity has also driven growth in the wider ICT sector, as players and investors become more secure, and new technologies and services come on-line to service stakeholders. However,the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is growing by 350 percent, from one million positions back in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021. Moreover, The Kingdom (KSA), over the last 2 decades resorted to huge investments in ITES (IT Enabled Services) and IT Infrastructure that is measured by EDGI, where KSA moved from 70th in 2008 to 42 in 2020.


As a result, the demand for cybersecurity professionals increases exponentially. And the pandemic accelerated the demand for cybersecurity professionals. As a result, the training program, named Dera’ (Sheild), aims to advance Huawei's and Hemaya goal of promoting capacity building, helping in bridging the gap in cyber security practitioners and boosting local talent as part of its social responsibility commitment in the Kingdom. The training program received over 37,000 registrations which is the biggest training campaign in the area of Middle East when it comes to number of sponsored registered attendees and the training includes 8 different topics instructor-led by local experts in the field.