by Intan Abdul
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Incode, the next-generation identity verification platform, announced the appointment of Spectrum Edge as its first Malaysian reseller through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to bring one of the world’s most powerful identity solutions, Incode Omni, to Malaysia as it continues to rapidly expand across Asia Pacific. 

Incode, a Fintech Power 50 company and industry leader in privacy-centric identity verification for global enterprises; is collaborating with Spectrum Edge, a Malaysian owned, locally born and bred company, has more than two decades of experience in the cyber security scene in Malaysia. A company who have established a strong presence in major financial services institutions, telcos, public sectors and large enterprises.

Malaysia is a key market for Incode and Spectrum Edge in Asia Pacific as the country’s digital economy continues to grow. The Malaysian government’s approach to boost the country’s economy could rely on fully leveraging digital technologies, to create an annual economic value of MYR 257.2 billion by 2030. Nearly 90 per cent of the Malaysian population is expected to have access to the internet by 2025. In a step towards becoming a digitally driven country, the Malaysian government announced in 2021 that they aim to fully adopt identification technology to improve the IT systems and infrastructure of the national registration department. 

Andre Stewart, Vice President of EMEA & APAC, Incode, said, “For our foray into a large market like Malaysia, it is an easy decision to partner with Spectrum Edge given its extensive technical expertise and track record in deploying cutting-edge disruptive technology to its large customer base in the sectors that Incode focuses on. Together, we recognize the immense potential to make a difference in the way people interact with businesses, and verify their identities in their everyday lives, as well as the need for a privacy-centric approach for companies that seek to offer a seamless digital experience that meets regulatory obligations. With Spectrum Edge’s support, we are confident that we will supercharge our growth in Malaysia as we expand aggressively to meet the demand for our offerings across the Asia-Pacific region.”  

Mohamad Reza Ab Hamid, Managing Director, Spectrum Edge said, “Our customers are constantly looking to accelerate their business growth by differentiating the customer experience digitally. Their urgency to explore advanced and secure identity verification and management solutions, as we emerge from the pandemic, has further intensified. From financial institutions that are looking to comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations while simplifying and speeding up onboarding processes, to airlines planning to upgrade their liveness detection technology, we are excited and convinced that Incode’s best-of-breed solutions and disruptive technology are what our customers are looking to implement in their highly competitive sectors.” 

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