AGES is established in 2004 as a gathering of experts in the smart card industry and professionals from various related fields, members of AGES include leading specialists in payment systems security, IT security, contract management, systems development, project management as well as value added services like business development.
AGES recognises the increased potential security threats from business dependencies on technologies especially in payment and mobile security controls where market conditions and needs vary widely. AGES aims to play an important role in the market in addressing such security threats especially in building a more secure platform for these industries.
With a new generation flexible business model, we are able to offer top-notch expertise at very competitive pricing. AGES is a pioneer in specialist services for the EMV field and we have been accredited by payment brands to provide security assessment audits. AGES has also vast experience in the setup and preparation of card manufacturing plants for security audits by mobile operators, banks and certification bodies. We have successfully achieved PCI QSA status and able to perform PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance audits. This progress aligns with AGES’ goal to increase security awareness and compliance with payment systems security requirements.
As the only Asian owned company accredited by American Express, China UnionPay, MasterCard GVCP, Visa AVP, and also a PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), AGES is able to successfully reach out to various payment systems and card vendors in the Asia Pacific region. At the same time, with AGES strong experience in the banking smart card and payment systems industry, and extensive knowledge of smart card production operations and information security requirements, AGES has conducted over 300 security audits which includes scope of physical security environments, information security, network and data security, cryptographic key management, etc.
Dependencies on technologies and modern business methods bring a wide range of new challenges and opportunities for companies. In order to be successful in the market, these companies must offer a high degree of customisation, convenience and security, combined with optimisation, effectiveness and efficiency. The result is a need for combined solutions partners with profound business knowledge and expertise in related technologies. AGES offers to our partners and customers a one stop solution to their new needs. With our insight in the related market and industry, AGES provides the service to identify technology related business opportunities.
a payment card industry qualified security assessor company
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