Gemalto announced receiving MasterCard accreditation for its Gemalto Consulting Services. As the first digital security company to join the MasterCard M/Chip Accredited Third Party program, this officially endorses Gemalto’s consulting capabilities and its vendor-independent services in contact and contactless deployments worldwide.
Gemalto’s consulting service is designed to expedite the adoption of EMV and contactless PayPass smart card programs, by delivering migration guidance and technical expertise to acquirers and issuers. For this accreditation process, Gemalto consultants’ track record in supporting contact and contactless rollouts was evaluated against MasterCard’s requirements.
“MasterCard is extremely pleased that Gemalto has met our stringent criteria,” commented Christian Delporte, head of chip engineering at MasterCard Worldwide. “The M/Chip Accredited Third Party program enables MasterCard to make high quality consulting available to its members.”
Gemalto has provided consulting services to more than 130 institutions in 52 countries for smart card deployments.