eMudhra, one of the largest CAs in India, signs a MoU with GMO GlobalSign, the largest CA in Japan, for International Mutual Recognition

eMudhra, a premier Certifying Authority in India, announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GMO GlobalSign, the largest Certifying Authority in Japan, for International Mutual Recognition.

The purpose of the agreement signed by Mr. V Srinivasan, Chairman – eMudhra, and Mr. Ichiro Chujo, Group CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors – GMO GlobalSign, is to establish an effective partnership for investigating/performing a proof of concept on, “International Mutual Recognition of Trust Services between private sectors in India and Japan.”

GMO GlobalSign has been enabling digital ecosystem, in Japan & worldwide, for several years and implemented their technology for government as well as enterprise use cases. Similarly, being the one of the largest players in the PKI space in India, eMudhra has been pioneering PKI and Digital Signature applications in the country and enabling large scale use cases for government, banking and multiple other industries. With the agreement, eMudhra and GlobalSign will be jointly working on exploring new possibilities that will make it easier for Indian and Japanese organizations to get access to digital technologies locally and have similar recognition in both countries. This will be in line with the long history of trade relations between the two countries.

Expressing his views on the formal agreement, Mr. V Srinivasan says, “We are privileged to enter into a strategic partnership with GMO GlobalSign. We hope this partnership will create a new template for future International Mutual Recognition between Certifying Authorities operating across the globe. This is an important step in enabling the proliferation of International Mutual Recognition and interoperability of digital technologies worldwide.”

Talking about the same Ichiro Chujo says, “We expect this cooperative work by eMudhra and GMO GlobalSign to play a leading role in the process of realizing Internal Mutual Recognition of Trust services among Asian countries.”  “In the Internet World, International Mutual Recognition of Trust Services is becoming an important issue. And, in the not too distant future, there will be the opportunity to discuss this issue among Asian region, European region and United States of America. We hope to develop effective discussion as members of Asian region at that time,” he added.

About eMudhra:

eMudhra is a licensed Certifying Authority under Ministry of Information Technology, India, and has issued digital signatures to over 40 million customers in India. Members of our management team hold reputed position across leading global forums. This includes the Chairmanship of Asia PKI Consortium and Chairmanship of the India PKI Forum. The company is also a Member of CA/Browser Forum and an Executive Member of Cloud Signature Consortium.

At eMudhra, innovation is one of our core principles and our product development efforts are aimed towards building cutting edge IP that can accelerate the world’s transition to a secure integrated digital society. eMudhra also has presence in Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

For more information, visit: https://www.emudhra.com


About GMO GlobalSign:

GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions enabling businesses, large enterprises, cloud-based service providers and IoT innovators around the world to conduct secure online communications, manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption. Its high-scale PKI and identity solutions support the billions of services, devices, people and things comprising the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia.