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Applus+ Laboratories achieves AMEX Enabled accreditation for chip cards functional evaluations

12/12/2016

Applus+ was already accredited by AMEX as security laboratory for Mobile products, HCE products and Chip Card products
Barcelona, December 2016 - Applus+ Laboratories announced today that it has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation* to conduct functional evaluations of card products. The scope of the accreditations covers both contact and contactless card evaluations.
Applus+ was already an American Express-accredited laboratory for payment card security evaluations. Thanks to this new accreditation, Applus+ will be able to offer a one-stop-shop evaluation service for chip cards supporting American Express applications.
Applus+ Laboratories also holds AMEX accreditation to evaluate the security of mobile products using Secure Element (SE) based solutions and Host Card Emulation products.
About Applus+ Laboratories
Applus+ Laboratories provides testing, evaluation and consulting services for mobile payment solutions (SE, HCE, TEE), smart cards, chips and terminals. We perform both functional and security evaluation. We are an accredited laboratory by EMVCo, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, GlobalPlatform, Common Criteria (& Sog-Is), and NFC Forum.
AMEX Enabled
AMEX Enabled is an accreditation that signifies a product or service is approved for use on the American Express Global Network based on meeting American Express specifications, security and compliance requirements.
The AMEX Enabled Program is a convenient way for companies to get the information they need to develop a product or service that is compatible with the American Express Global Network. Once a company’s product/service is fully certified with American Express, it is eligible to use the AMEX Enabled mark.
AMEX Enabled products are listed on www.amexenabled.com, allowing issuers (financial institutions that provide cards to consumers) and acquirers (financial institutions that enable merchants to accept payments) to confidently select technology that is compatible with the American Express Global Network.
* AMEX Enabled accreditation identifies third-party products or services that meet American Express requirements. See
www.amexenabled.com for more details. Any listing, designation, approval or certification by American Express does not constitute a guarantee, endorsement, or warranty of a third-party’s product, service or performance. Products or services will require certification in order to be allowed for use by an issuer, acquirer or provider on the American Express Global Network.
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