Clover® Security Plus

A Comprehensive Security Solution for Your Business

Data breaches are on the rise, putting businesses of all sizes at risk. In fact, 90% of breaches impact small businesses[1]. The threat is real and cyber criminals are more resourceful than ever. The average cost of a data breach in 2012 was more than $38,000 according to data from major insurance companies, AIG and Great American[1]. Help protect your customers’ valuable payment card data and improve data security for your business with this comprehensive security solution.

This is precisely what Clover Security Plus is designed to do. It dramatically reduces risk for your business using TransArmor® Data Protection to encrypt sensitive cardholder data while it is in transit from your point-of-sale (POS) and removes it from your processing environment. Data is protected at every stage of the transaction: while it’s in transit, in use and at rest. You must have the proper terminal and/or software to take advantage of the Data Protection. Customer-Owned equipment requires a download for new merchants and a parameter update for existing merchants adding the solution.

Features and Benefits

  • In the unlikely event of a data breach, receive a liability waiver[2] of up to $100,000 for card association fines and expenses.
  • Easy implementation. As a service-based solution, it is embedded in your POS processing system. No changes are required to your back-end systems, and it may work with your existing POS hardware.
  • Reduce fraud risk. Instead of storing cardholder data, a randomly generated number called a token is used. This token manages chargebacks, returns, recurring payments, sales and marketing reports, and more -- but it can't be used to conduct a fraudulent transaction outside of your systems. Clover Security Plus is designed to help protect the environment with tools to protect your network and computers.
  • Additional protection against penalties and reputation damage.
  • Comprehensively monitor the security of your computers and point-of-sale systems.
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Anti-Virus Software
    • PAN (Primary Account Number / card number) and PII Data Scanning (ensures there are no unprotected card numbers in your system)
    • POS Scanning
    • Security Configuration Monitoring
    • Security Health Check
    • Trusted Commerce Seal
  • Assess and determine your compliance levels with a fast and easy questionnaire, PCI Rapid Comply®, a solution designed to assist with your validation. PCI Rapid Comply is a program that makes it easy for your business to better achieve data security and maintain Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification. PCI Rapid Comply simplifies the PCI DSS process, and will assist you with completing the components required for compliance certification. PCI validation requirements include completing an annual Self-Assessment Questionnaire, and may include Network Vulnerability Scanning services if you process cards through an Internet connection.
  • Combine with an EMV®-enabled terminal to further protect your business against fraudulent transactions.


PNC Merchant Services is available to help you with the process as well as any security questions or concerns at 1-888-235-6959.


Help protect your customers’ valuable payment card data and improve data security for your business with this comprehensive security solution.

Get Started


Please call 1-888-235-6959 to enroll in Clover Security Plus.

Once enrolled in Clover Security Plus with PNC Merchant Services, you can register your account within the portal at You can then begin using the solution right away starting with the PCI Rapid Comply Wizard.


Important Legal Disclosures & Information

  1. Trustwave SpiderLabs, Trustwave Global Security Report 2012.

  2. Certain exclusions apply. The liability waiver excludes any breach prior to properly downloading and installing the Clover Security Plus.

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.

TransArmor is a registered trademark of the First Data Corporation in the United States and other countries.

EMV is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries, and is an unregistered trademark in other countries, owned by EMVCo.

All other trademarks, service marks and trade names referenced in this material are the property of their respective owners.

Merchant Services are 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.