EKDS / Electronic Authentication System

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This system performs authentication feature while a public service is served to a citizen. By this way, the system verifies whether the citizen who attends the service and the person who serves it are the ones that are declared to be.

ELECTRONIC AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM COMPONENTS

ELECTRONIC IDENTITY CARD

Identity Card is an official document issued by the Government that authenticates the holder as genuine and justifies the holder’s identity in governmental electronic services. Identity Card is a smart card used for personal identity authentication in order to make use of services provided by public service supplier institutions.

CARD ACCESS DEVICE

Card Access Device (KEC) is one of the terminal devices of the EKDS. It provides services over electronic media in order to verify that the identity card (ID card) was issued by the authorized institution and the card really belongs to the cardholder.

IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION SERVER

Authentication Server is a server that is used to verify the assertions generated by KEC(s).

IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION POLICY SERVER

Authentication process is done by each institution according to their policy which depends on the provided service. Some institutions may require only PIN, while others may require both PIN and biometry data for authentication. Authentication policies can be defined on Authentication Policy Server by the institutions.

SOFTWARE APPLICATION INTERFACES

The softwares used by institutions can be integrated to the EKDS with the help of software application interfaces. Software Application Interfaces can be either desktop application or server application. Automation Software Interface (OYA/ WIA) is used to integrate the softwares of institutions with the KEC devices.

IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION FACTORS

  • Physical Authentication
  • Secure Message
  • Electronic Certificate
  • Password (PIN CODE)
  • Biometric
  • Digital Photo