Security Evaluation

UL performs security evaluations on your cards and embedded secure elements against the highest standards in embedded security.

As your independent evaluation lab, UL performs security evaluations on your cards and embedded secure elements against the highest standards in embedded security. We perform thorough security design vulnerability assessment and rigid penetration tests. We notify you of possible security vulnerabilities in your products that may affect your good name.

We do not rely on third parties and our test reports are recognized by certification authorities as being of the highest standards. As the first lab to perform embedded security, we know our business. With our highly technical staff, extremely refined techniques and our high level of communication and project management with you, we make sure your product is being evaluated accurately and securely.

UL is the only laboratory offering all payment cards security services on behalf of EMVCo as well as Payment Schemes, such as American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard and Visa. So that today’s payment card product can be evaluated under one-secure-roof for all services required for mobile payment devices.

Mobile Cloud-based Payment Security Evaluation

UL is recognized by payment schemes to perform Mobile Cloud-based Payment security evaluations for Visa, MasterCard and American Express.


FIPS 201 (NPIVP) Card Command Validation

PIV smartcards are required to undergo validation testing to SP 800-73 by an accredited testing laboratory in order to be utilized by the U.S. Federal government.


PCI DSS Services

PCI DSS enhances cardholder security and provides a baseline of operational and technical requirements designed to protect cardholder data.


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