Industry Standards and Standards Organisations
Organisations rely on Thales to confidently secure and accelerate their digital transformations. We are proud to be affiliated with the following associations and organisations.
AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.
APCA is the primary vehicle for payments industry collaboration with a mandate to improve the safety, reliability, equity, convenience and efficiency of the Australian payments system.
The Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9) has the mission to develop, establish, maintain, and promote standards for the Financial Services Industry in order to facilitate delivery of financial services and products.
Australian Standard IT5/4 Committee
The IT5/4 is a sub-committee for IT5, which is the main body setting the whole of the AS2805 range of standards. IT5/4 sets the cryptographic standards for use by the AS2805 range and the work is mainly dictated by requirements from the APCA (Australian Payments Clearing Association).
BSI Group is a leading business services provider to organizations worldwide, offering a range of services for management system certification, product testing and certification, and standardization.
CCVF – (Common Criteria Vendors Forum)
The Common Criteria Vendors' Forum (CCVF) is an international ad hoc organization of commercial product vendor representatives gathered to discuss Common Criteria and CC-related issues, develop solutions and drive action to improve the CC.