Guardtime and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang to Open the Center of Excellence for KSI Technology in Thailand

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The Center of Excellence for Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) technology at the Faculty of Information Technology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang intends to study and promote KSI open standards and to provide thought leadership for the emerging digital society in Thailand.

Bangkok | Guardtime, the leading provider of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI™) based solutions for data assurance and Faculty of Information Technology at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), the top ranking information technology institute in Thailand, announced the partnership to establish the Centre of Excellence for Keyless Signature Infrastructure Technology in order to study and promote KSI open standards and to provide thought leadership for the emerging digital society in Thailand.

The Lab at the KSI Center of Excellence will be opened in cooperation with CloudSec Asia, Guardtime’s Thai representative and distributor of the KSI based solutions in a region.

Associate Professor Dr. Chanboon Sathitwiriyawong, Dean of The Faculty of Information Technology at KMITL said, “KSI technology is internationally becoming the de facto standard for data integrity assurance, and as a leading research organization in a country, it is our duty to be at the forefront of innovation in this field, as well.”

Dr. Chanboon Sathitwiriyawong continued, “Building a digital society promises great benefits for our nation, however it also brings along completely new challenges, where the ability to validate the electronic data independently of any trusted parties is at the top of the list. KSI is the first technology to deliver on that promise and we’re very keen to learn more about the ways to integrate it into ongoing developments towards digital society in Thailand.”

Peter Rajnak, General Manager of Guardtime Singapore said, “Guardtime takes great pride from cooperating with academic and research organizations throughout the world, and we are thrilled to be able to partner with King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang in Thailand, one of the most visible and known academic institutions in the region. I know from experience that when business and academia go hand in hand, great innovation happens, and I’m certain this will be the case here, as well.”

About King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) is a leading research and educational institution and it is known as the top-ranking engineering and information technology institute in Thailand. KMITL was founded in 1960 with a course on telecommunications engineering. In 1996 KMITL established the nation’s first faculty in information technology. More recently KMITL has partnered with Thailand Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, a joint effort among Tokyo Institute of Technology, Thailand National Science and Technology Development Agency, Cisco Networking Academy Program, IBM Academic Initiative Program and EMC Academic Alliance Program. From its inception up, KMITL has grown to include seven faculties and affiliated research centers. Read more at http://www.kmitl.ac.th.

About CloudSec Asia

CloudSec Asia is Thailand's leading research driven Information Security Firm that helps government and commercial organizations assess their vulnerability to a broad spectrum of technological and organizational risks, and develop customized solutions to contain and control them. The company’s approach is to replace traditional, manual processes and disparate point solutions to implement innovative security programs, best practices, and cutting edge information technology systems to provide holistic security solutions. Through these solutions, CloudSec Asia’s customers manage emerging and evolving security risks and overcome compliance challenges.

About Guardtime

Guardtime brings transparency and accountability to digital society. Founded in 2007, Guardtime invented Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) - a technology that allows any type of electronic activity to be independently verified using only formal mathematical methods, without the need for trusted administrators. Deployed by world governments, KSI provides an independent audit trail for everything that happens in digital society, limiting liability and making it impossible for insiders or sophisticated cyber attackers to manipulate data and cover their tracks. Implementing Guardtime KSI technology ensures reliable communications, travel, shopping, banking, and identity and privacy protection. See more at http://www.guardtime.com.

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