Protecting Your Business Since 2002

K3DES, LLC is a technology consulting firm focused on the security of electronic payments systems – debit, credit, and stored value cards. The firm provides computer and network security assessments, network vulnerability scanning, application penetration testing, application code reviews, cryptographic and security consulting, cryptographic training.  K3DES personnel have extensive experience working with payment switches, gateways, acquirers, issuers, key injection facilities, remote key loading solutions and certification authorities.  

K3DES has grown exponentially in terms of clients and services since being formed in March 2002.  K3DES currently serves approximately 150 clients in the electronic payments industry.

Benefits of Using K3DES

  • We have a strong management and consultant team – K3DES management and consultants are highly experienced, with security, systems administration, database, and programming experience ranging from 10 to 30 years. You always will have a highly experienced assessor working on your assessment.
  • We have deep technical skills – We have deep skills in all major computing and network platforms and extensive experience in performing PCI assessments. These skills and experience allow us to work quickly, effectively and efficiently, meaning that your staff’s valuable time is used more efficiently.
  • We are stable – You will not be training a new assessor on your systems and business next year.
  • We understand the industry – You will not be training your assessor on the payments industry.