Focus STCA

PayCert plays a role of Certification Authority STCA (Secure Transactions Certification Authority).
STCA involves the management of CA and certificates performed by Groupement Cartes Bancaires :

  • for terminals
  • for acceptance servers and acquiring systems.

The goal of this service is to simplify the authentication of Payment terminals, through a unique root for the entire park and to enable a mutual authentification based on existing standards (x509 v3, TLS v1.2, SHA-2,…).

For more information, please refer to the dedicated website: