Thales's payShield Cardholder Authentication safeguards credit card information for payment processors, helping reduce online fraud
Now available for nShield the newest generation of Thales Hardware Security Modules designed for enhanced performance(PresseBox) (Weston/FL/Cambridge UK, )
Expanding the supported platforms for Thales's payShield Cardholder Authentication for nShield supports customers that are upgrading their missioncritical environments using Thales nShield Connect, the industry's only HSM with dual, hotswappable power supplies for enhanced business continuity. This ensures that card authentication systems have maximum uptime, ensuring customer satisfaction and avoiding failed financial transactions.
Thales's payShield Cardholder Authentication for nShield is easy to integrate with web service technologies such as Java and features a C library for integration with third party products. The solution is often deployed with offtheshelf cardholder authentication solutions from ActivIdentity, Arcot, Gemalto, and RSA.
"Thales is a global leader in payments security with more than 70 percent of global payment card transactions protected by Thales security solutions," says Franck Greverie, Vice President, Managing Director for the information systems security activities of Thales. "payShield Cardholder Authentication already plays a critical part in many of the worlds Card Associations to provide the most advanced credit card authentication systems. This product update demonstrates our continued dedication to the payments industry and our commitment to developing the nCipher product line. payShield Cardholder Authentication for nShield effectively enables our customers to protect against fraud in online banking and cardnotpresent (CNP) transactions."
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Thales is one of the world leaders in the provision of Information and Communication Systems Security solutions for government, defence, critical infrastructure operators, enterprises and the finance industry. Thales's unique position in the market is due to its endtoend security offering spanning the entire value chain in the security domain. The comprehensive offering includes architecture design, security and encryption product development, evaluation and certification preparation and throughlife management services.
Thales has forty years of unrivalled track record in protecting information from Sensitive But Unclassified up to Top Secret and a comprehensive portfolio of security products and services, which includes network security products, application security products and secured telephony products.