News + Press
August 11, 2004
The rising incidence of stolen cardholder account data is a major concern for all participants in the payment industry.
As a result of these thefts, merchants and financial institutions suffer fraud losses and unanticipated operational expenses, and consumers are inconvenienced significantly.
To protect your business, your customers (cardholders), and the integrity of the payment system, each of the card companies has in place a set of requirements governing the safekeeping of account information.
This document gives a brief overview of the most critical aspects of those requirements.
Download file: Merchant Requirements for Securing Cardholder Information (24.pdf / 45kb)
Source: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB