Payments Security

Customers do business with merchants they trust

It's a simple fact: Customers do business with merchants they trust. And today, trust starts with payment security.

Why Payment Security Matters

As customers increasingly choose credit and debit card payment options, it's more important than ever that you have a plan for keeping cardholder data safe and secure. That means complying with industry standards and following some basic best practices for transaction processing. In the end, payment security is just good business.

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Merchant Responsibilities and Best Practices

At PNC Merchant Services®, we realize that businesses in various industries accept customer payments in different ways. That's why we have developed a wide range of payment processing solutions designed for specific industries. Learn more about our industry solutions below.

Understanding Data Security Requirements
Understanding data security begins with knowing the requirements.
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Maintaining Your Front-Line Defenses
Best practices for maintaining a secure processing environment.
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Manage Processing Expenses
Ideas for managing the costs for processing.
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Protecting Cardholder Data
Tips for helping to protect cardholder data.
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Protection from Phishing
Protecting your business by learning the warning signs.
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Tips to Minimize Chargebacks
Reducing disputes by avoiding common mistakes.
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PCI and EMV Information

Understanding PCI DSS

Understanding PCI DSS and why it's so important.
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Validating PCI Compliance

Knowing where to start when it comes to validation and compliance.
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Migrating to Chip Card (EMV) Acceptance

Explaining the basics of a new security standard and it's impact on card payment acceptance.
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Security Solutions


Validating PCI DSS compliance with Trustwave.
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Clover® Security Plus

Introducing a seamless solution for protecting your business data.
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Important Legal Information and Disclosures

Merchant Services provided by PNC Merchant Services Company and are subject to credit approval. PNC Merchant Services is a registered trademark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

The Clover® name and logo are owned by Clover Network, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation, and are registered or used in the U.S. and many foreign countries.