Security Evaluation

The EMVCo Security Evaluation Process is intended to provide EMVCo Members' Issuers with valuable and practical information relating to the general security performance characteristics and the suitability of use for smart card related products, Platforms and IC (integrated circuits) chip-based tokens.  The EMVCo Security Evaluation Process is designed to ensure a robust security foundation for these products at the product family and component level.

This section contains the requirements and procedures of the EMVCo Security Process for IC, Platforms and ICC products, all security process related forms, and the lists of approved laboratories and products.

In order to assist in facilitating consistent interpretation of the Security Evaluation Process, Frequently Asked Questions are also listed here: FAQ