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.
AGES functions as an independent audit and assessment company to validate the security compliance for our clients. We are a team of Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) for programs like PCI Card Production (CP), PCI Data Security Scheme (DSS) and PCI PIN. We are also qualified in scheme-specific assessments covering Trusted Service Managers (TSM) and tokenization implementations.
One Stop Solution
AGES offers to our partners and customers a one stop solution to their security needs. Through concept design and feasibility, valuation of business models, business cases and partnering models that are organized and complemented by professional project management.
Since 2005, AGES has progressed from being accredited as a security audit and security assessor company by various international organizations including MasterCard International, VISA, and American Express (AMEX). AGES is also listed in SWIFT’s directory of cyber security service providers to covers security assessment for SWIFT under their respective brands that includes Customer Security Program (CSP) and SWIFT Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP). Currently, AGES is also one of the two qualified assessor companies globally accredited by UnionPay International (China UnionPay).
AGES expertise also extends to various cyber-security scopes including GSM Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS), ISO standards, technology and enterprise risk management (TRM / ERM), and threat and vulnerability risk assessments (TVRA). As a market leader in security assessments related to payment-related environments, we continues to play an important role in the market in addressing security threats especially in assuring a more secure platform for the industries.
Continuous Quality Improvement
AGES is dedicated to delivering the highest quality solutions. Feedback from clients and potential clients is vital to our continuous improvement process. At the end of your decision-making process, we would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your views on the quality of our performance and obtain suggestions for improvement.
Mr. Abraham KEE
Abraham specializes in the field of EMV and smartcard technologies, focusing on the security management and implementation since year 2000. In total, Abraham has more than 20 years of working experiences in the information technology, smartcard applications, EMV technologies, and security compliance industry. His area of specialization includes cryptographic methods, algorithms, key management and implementations. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).
Abraham had held senior positions in Gemplus (now Gemalto) and Giesecke & Devrient, some of the leading industry players in the field of smartcards and financial cards production and processing. Abraham had also been involved in various significant projects ranging from banking, transport, ID, passports and other government projects. This includes special focus projects like production and processing card plant setup, complex card applications, security certifications and high-end security systems.
Since 2005, Abraham has founded AGES Systems Gelderfarenit Pte Ltd (AGES), a company setup with business focus on security audits, IT security, security training, project management and other security certification services.
With the extensive information security background, EMV technologies experience and security knowledge of card plant setups, Abraham has since performed more than 200 physical and/or logical security audits.
MR. JACOB LEOW
Jacob specializes in the field of compliance audits, EMV and smartcard processes, cryptography and key management, and network infrastructure security. He has had more than 10 years of working experience spanning various roles, such as in monitoring and troubleshooting networks for the Singapore Armed Forces, conducting training programs for networking setup and configuration, and running security compliance audits, to name a few.
Jacob is currently the Deputy Head of the PCI Card Production business unit in AGES, overseeing and managing the provision of PCI card production audits to card vendors. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).
MR. TREVOR TAN
Trevor specializes in EMV and smartcard processes, network infrastructure security, physical security, and penetration testing. Having more than 8 years of working experience, he has administered networks and its various components, implemented systems, conducted vulnerability scans and penetration tests, as well as led in numerous security compliance audits.
Trevor is the Deputy Head of the Cybersecurity business unit in AGES, managing the portfolio of cybersecurity services such as information security consulting, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing. He holds certifications in the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).
Mr. Andy WU
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