PAX Technology PCI SPoC solution for iOS has been approved based on a completed security evaluation that was performed by Brightsight

22.10.20 02:24 PM By Brightsight

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Delft, 22 October 2020. Brightsight congratulates PAX Computer Technology (Shenzhen) on achieving its first PCI SPoC approval for their iOS based PAX SealGuard solution. Brightsight is proud to be selected as the security lab for performing the software-based PCI SPoC security evaluation of the innovative payment solution of PAX.

The PCI program 'Software-based PIN Entry on COTS' (SPoC), also known in the market as PIN on Mobile, enables merchants to accept EMV-based transactions with the option of PIN entry on COTS (Commercial off-the-shelf) devices as smartphones and tablets. Both contact and contactless card initiated transactions are supported in PCI SPoC transactions. It is the first PCI SPoC approval issued for PAX.


"Brightsight is proud to have been selected as the PCI SPoC evaluation lab by PAX Technology, a leading global manufacturer of payment terminals; PIN pads; and Point of sales hardware and software. We look forward to continue our partnership and we hope that many more PCI SPoC PAX approvals will follow", says Rob van Marrewijk, Director of Business Development at Brightsight.


Alex Dong, VP at PAX Technology, added: “We are excited to have PCI SPoC approval on our SafeGuard, we will continue investing in certifications on various platforms to make development more accessible. We really appreciate the cooperation with Brightsight, and the certification obtainment has been efficient as always.”


PAX has over 40 million point of sale terminals deployed in over 110 countries. The company operates in different markets through a network of direct offices and channel partners worldwide.


About Brightsight

Brightsight is the number one independent security lab in the world. With over 35 years of experience evaluating IT products against a variety of security requirements, Brightsight is the preferred business and advisory partner for certification and security evaluations of Smartcards, ICs, HSMs, System on Chip, Payment terminals, Smartmeters, Mobile Payment, IoT, Automotive and Biometric solutions. With offices in the Netherlands, Spain and China, Brightsight helps customers reaching their business goals with state-of-the-art technical capability and up-to-date certification knowledge in different regions and applications.


If you are interested in more information regarding payment evaluations, please contact:

Rob van Marrewijk (+31 15 269 2522, or

Xiaolei Huang (+86 131 6721 0704, for developers in Greater China