Security and compliance

When you partner with us, your team will feel confident knowing you’ve chosen safe and secure products for your campus.

Ensuring Your Institution Meets PCI Security Standards

Most of the breaches—starting with hacking and then continuing with fraudulent use of credit card information—come about because of very simple things that could be fixed.

– Ron King, President and Chief Operating Officer, CampusGuard

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PCI Compliance

Nelnet Campus Commerce is PCI Level 1 Validated.

PCI compliance is the gold standard for security as it pertains to protecting credit and debit card information. The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is designed to ensure that all entities storing, processing, or transmitting credit and debit card information are doing so in a secure environment. There simply is no substitute for being PCI compliant or working with a vendor that is PCI Level 1 compliant. Nelnet Campus Commerce has obtained this level of validation, which can be verified on the Visa Global Registry.

When evaluating vendors, make sure they are validated as PCI Level 1 compliant. Ask them what it means, what they do to maintain compliance, and how they can help your institution mitigate and avoid the risks involved in accepting credit and debit cards as a means of payment at your college or university.

PCI compliance is likely the most important business issue you face when it comes to processing payments on campus.

P2PE Partnership

Nelnet Campus Commerce is proud to provide PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption for every face-to-face transaction.

Our PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution encrypts every face-to-face or telephone payment, making all your transactions more secure while requiring no change to your current processing relationship. This solution secures cardholder data, reduces PCI scope, and protects your campus from a data breach. Using our Bluefin integrated PCI-validated P2PE solution, you’ll benefit from device security, strict controls, a built-in chain of custody, and reduced PCI assessment. Our partnership with Bluefin takes your campus payments to the next level of compliance and security.

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