GlobalPlatform extended its compliance program for validation that secure products meets the requirements of GlobalPlatform’s new basic financial configuration.
This advancement meets industry demand for a qualification process which confirms that a financial card product operates within the payment landscape.
The association has launched the basic financial configuration to specify which elements of GlobalPlatform’s Card Specification v2.1.1 should be implemented by product vendors to ensure that it functions within the payment marketplace.
Four test tools–delivered by Barnes International, Collis, FIME and Galitt–are qualified to test a product’s GlobalPlatform compliance. To receive certification for a product, the testing must take place at an approved laboratory.
Visit GlobalPlatform’s Web site to find out more about the compliance program.