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ABcorp is security accredited by Visa, MasterCard, EuroPay, Bankcard, Diners Club and American Express, and holds International Quality Standards Organisation ISO 9001:2008 in Australia and New Zealand and ISO 14001:2004 in Australia. It is an award-winning company, having been recognized over many years by Australian industry associations for its innovation and quality.
Acquirer Systems
Acquirer Systems is a leading independent software provider of test and certification solutions to the payment card industry.
For over ten years they have built and maintained a reputation for accuracy, speed and performance. Their solutions enable the testing and certification of high-end issuing and acquiring hosts, through to back-office systems, payment terminals and EMV chip cards. Customers use their software to bring their payment products to market fully functional, on time and within budget.
Concentrating mainly on the New Zealand market, Allcard have produced cards for well-known, large Telecommunication companies, Airlines, Supermarkets and major Oil Companies. Allcard also do more personal jobs for occasions such as festivals, weddings, conferences, security events, promotions, meetings, school reunions...
As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.
This website was developed to help launch chip and PIN in the UK. As of 2006 the information on this site is no longer being updated, but has been retained in its original form to serve as a reference for other countries yet to roll out chip and PIN.
Reliable card payment processing is critical to any business. EFTPOS New Zealand is a market leader in card based payment solutions for businesses of all types and sizes, processing over 300 million electronic card transactions each year on behalf of New Zealand businesses.
EMVCo's primary role is to manage, maintain and enhance the EMV Integrated Circuit Card Specifications to ensure interoperability and acceptance of payment system integrated circuit cards on a worldwide basis.
Eyede's online transaction and card solutions help improve business processes and reduce operational costs.
Financial Fraud Action UK raises awareness about all types of plastic card fraud in the UK, and provides information to prevent fraudulent use of credit cards, debit cards, cheque guarantee cards and charge cards.
As one of the world’s largest providers in the field of electronic payments, G&D offers its customers a comprehensive selection of products and services. The portfolio ranges from classic magnetic-strip cards through smartcard products to solutions for secure payment transactions.
IANZ (International Accreditation New Zealand) is New Zealand’s premier accreditation body. An organisation that holds IANZ accreditation can have confidence in its processes, staff compitance, and equipment traceability and thereby provide assurance to its customers and clients. IANZ is part of the  Accreditation Council an autonomous Crown entity established in 1972. IANZ is a full signatory member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the regional body, Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).
ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) is an independent body whose main aim is to break down the technical barriers sometimes faced by International trade when choosing which testing laboratory to use.
Accredited testing laboratories have all been audited by independent accreditation bodies according to ISO/IEC 17025 – the standard that deals with the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Independent accreditation bodies belonging to ILAC are recognised worldwide as trusted partners, ensuring that the highest standards for testing have been met and are maintained.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards.
ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 157 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system.
Card Testing International is an active member of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG 1, the Working Group focusing on physical characteristics, embossing, magnetic stripe, and test methods for conformance and card durability of cards.
As consumers and businesses continue to seek ever faster, more secure and smarter methods of payment for an increasing array of transactions, MasterCard Worldwide is at the center, providing a sophisticated set of transaction processing and consulting services that enable economic connections, fuel commercial development on a global and local scale and drive business growth.
MillenTech specialises in designing, developing and delivering secure hardware and software Identity Management solutions. 
They help clients address proof of identity issues and ensure the security of electronic identity and information. Their primarily banking based clients are always looking for fast, secure and cost effective ways to integrate new and /or legacy equipment into existing infrastructures.
The New Zealand Bankers' Association (the ‘Association’), established in 1891, is a forum for member banks to work together on a co-operative basis.

It is a non-profit unincorporated Association funded by member banks through subscriptions. Membership of the Association is open to any bank registered under the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989. Currently eight registered banks are members of the Association.
Placard’s business is centered on providing its clients with tailored solutions based on their current and future business needs and is well established as a high quality card supplier, combining security accreditation from Visa, MasterCard, Bankcard, American Express and Diners Club with a quality system certified by Lloyds Register as meeting the latest global quality assurance standard.
Visa Inc. operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.