EMVCo intros 3DS test platform
EMVCo has announced the availability of the full EMV 3-D Secure Test Platform, which enables the functional testing of EMV 3DS solutions.
According to a press release, 3DS product providers can now confirm whether their solutions will perform in accordance with the EMV 3-D Secure Protocol and Core Functions Specification v2.1.0, or its EMV 3-D Secure – SDK Specification, and receive Letters of Approval from EMVCo.
EMV 3DS is a messaging protocol that enables consumers to authenticate themselves with their card issuer when making card-not-present e-commerce purchases.
"EMV 3DS promotes consumer familiarity, convenience and security across the rapidly advancing e-commerce environment," said EMVCo executive committee chair Stephanie Ericksen. "The availability of a functional testing framework for EMV 3DS is an important step towards the development of a globally interoperable, secure remote payments ecosystem."
EMVCo has also partnered with the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to align EMVCo 3DS testing activity with PCI SSC 3DS security standards and assessment programs.
Additional information about EMV 3DS is available at the EMVCo website.