Thales2015-09-03 11:00:26

Visa Ready security certification by Thales in the mobile payments domain.

Thales's Information Technology Security Evaluation Facility (ITSEF), a long standing partner of Visa, is the first facility to have carried out the certification of the Antelop Payments HCE mobile payments application as per Visa's latest security requirements.

With Antelop HCE, card issuers can instantly bring contactless mobile payments to their customers, leveraging the existing NFC point of sale terminals. The application evaluated by Thales guarantees a very high level of security to its users.

Thanks to the "Visa Ready" status, Visa ensures that products and services developed and deployed by technology and security providers meet its security requirements.

To meet the growing demand from customers around the world, Thales draws on a dedicated team of software security experts and an unmatched set of technical equipment. This latest milestone is a further endorsement of Thales's security credentials, helping it to strengthen its position in the fast-growing market for mobile security and HCE payments.

Thales is ranked number 1 worldwide in security for interbank electronic transactions. The Group helps to protect 19 of the world's largest 20 banks and 80% of global bank transactions. The Thales "ITSEF" facility is equipped to conduct security evaluations for the most complex technologies, including chip-based banks cards and online payment systems.

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