We evaluate, audit and certify age check systems against the PAS1296:2018 Code of Practice for Online Age Check Systems
We test that age verification systems work, including ensuring that they provide an accurate age attribute output against multiple verification methods
We are the UK's appointed auditors for the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) - the government backed system for proof of age cards carried by children and young people
We test systems using passive and active penetration testing to make sure that age check systems are appropriately secure.
We explore and examine your policies to check that appropriate decisions have been made about your approach to age check practices
We undertake a quality evaluation to explore how you manage and control your age check processes
We check and test that your system has been built and deployed in accordance with your age check policies and quality control processes
We test biometric analysis of behaviours that change with age, such as your finger span, facial expressions or aspects of your behaviours online, such as use of financial services
We use a series of fake instruments to test whether or not Age Check systems can properly detect that they are false, sometimes known as 'anti-spoofing'
We test that age verification systems are operable through multiple types of devices, such as phones, tablets or integrated hardware in checkout systems or machines
We test systems under different lighting, including lighting that you would typically find in a casino, pub or retail setting to test that age check systems work in different environments
We test that processes of using the network of social contacts of a citizen to verify their age, such as through social media, work
We test the processes by which a digital parent or capable guardian provides assurance about the age of a child or person they are responsible for
We test that providers of ID on your device, such as a smart phone, have taken the appropriate security and authenticity steps to make that a reliable method of age verification
We test that the algorithms deployed to make automated judgements about the age of customers actually work within acceptable tolerances
We test all kinds of age check providers, from those providing database lookup services to those providing advanced biometrics and artificial intelligence
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