Giat has been in operation since 1994 in the business of network communication and security solutions. In 1999, Giat shifted its focus to information security solutions.
Since 1994, Giat has had a strong affiliation to Racal Datacom before it became known as Thales Group in 1999. From then on, Giat has specialised exclusively on Thales e-Security products.
Thales e-Security is based in France and is a dominant player in the provision of security solutions to financial institutions worldwide. Recently, it has expanded its services to government agencies. It has a full-time support team based in Kuala Lumpur to strengthen its commitment to its clients.
The payShield 9000 is a payment HSM used extensively throughout the global payment ecosystem.