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First Data TransArmor® Data Protection is powerful payment card security that combines the flexibility of software- or hardware-based encryption with random-number tokenization to protect merchants and their customers from the consequences of a payment card data breach.

Benefits for Business

First Data helps your business dramatically increase payment security and reduce risk using state-of-the-art Data Protection to safeguard merchants and consumers from the risks of transmitting and storing vulnerable card data at your location.

  • Multiple layers of protection make cardholder data significantly more secure

  • Reduce risk and address the root cause of data security issues

  • Decrease your liability for breaches and enjoy the extra security of a limited warranty

  • Reduce PCI compliance scope, effort and cost

  • Easy implementation and maintenance, which enables IT to focus on broader business initiatives

Key Components

  • Combined public/private encryption and tokenization to protect data at every processing stage

  • The use of the token number to replace the cardholder data virtually eliminates the sensitive data within the merchant environment

  • Full access to the format-preserving tokenized card data for business and marketing uses

  • Limited warranty against compromise of the token number, including fraudulent use outside of the merchant systems environment*

*Compliance with association rules and PCI DSS required.

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