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Thales Industry Associations & Standards Organizations

Industry Standards and Standards Organizations

Organizations rely on Thales to confidently secure and accelerate their digital transformations. We are proud to be affiliated with the following associations and organizations.

Industry Associations & Standards Organizations


CESG is the UK Government's National Technical Authority for the official use of cryptography. Its main purpose is to reduce the cyber security risk to the UK by improving its cyber security and cyber resilience.

Cloud Security Alliance and Trusted Cloud Initiative

The Cloud Security Alliance mission is to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

Database Security Consortium

Database Security Consortium (DBSC) is a voluntary association consisting of ordinary users and system integrators, as well as database and security venders. Established in 2005, DBSC creates working groups to discuss database security themes such as forensics, system design, access control, and performance, which provides a forum for exchange of knowledge and expertise between database specialists, security specialists, system developers, and network engineers.

DTCE – (Digital Trust and Compliance Europe)

A European partnership that works to foster the principles of interoperability relating to the use of electronic signatures and digital identification.

EEMA – (European Association for e-identity and Security)

Established in 1987, EEMA is an independent association of IT professionals, businesses and governments, providing business and technical networking opportunities at both local and regional levels in the broad areas associated with digital identity and its applications, including security.

EMV Migration Forum

The EMV Migration Forum, established in 2012, is an independent cross-industry body created by the Smart Card Alliance to help support the migration from magnetic stripe technology to EMV contact and contactless technology in the United States. Its membership includes a broad range of card schemes, issuers, processors and payment technology vendors.