Security and Compliance

Keeping All Payments Secure – Online and In Person

Nelnet Campus Commerce helps your institution meet the highest levels of payment security compliance available. Whether payments are made on a mobile device or in person, your institution can be confident that every payment is protected and student data secure.

PCI Compliance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a global payment security standard for credit and debit cards. It’s used to ensure those that are processing payments are doing so safely – and we meet the highest standard. PCI Level 1 compliance is given only to merchants who securely process over 6 million card transactions every year.

P2PE Partnership

Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) ensures that in-person and over-the-phone card payments are as secure as possible. We partner with Bluefin, the leader in payment security, to offer a P2PE solution that reduces PCI scope and protects your campus and cardholders from a data breach.

Taking Payment Security to the Next Level

Nelnet Business Services President, DeeAnn Wenger, and IT Director, Mike Walters, explore how our payment security supports you.

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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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That’s one of the reasons why we like Nelnet Campus Commerce so much. It’s so easy to deliver to our different departments and their various needs. Also, they hire higher education people, so they understand our world, our challenges, how campus politics work and how priorities can get temporarily bumped. That understanding changes how someone approaches their clients.

Ruth Harpool

Co-Chair, PCI Workshop | Treasury Institute for Higher Education

Featured Insights

Linda Hansen
10/27/20

The Future of PCI-SSC

The Payment Application-Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) v3.2 expires in October 2022 and will be replaced by the PCI Software Security Framework. Here is how Nelnet is staying ahead of this deadline with security enhancements.

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Contactless Payments in Your Dining Hall

Nelnet Campus Commerce came together with DishOut to discuss the digital transformation of dining halls.

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Nadine Nelson
7/27/20

CampusGuard: Cybersecurity Q&A Session

Ed Ko, Co-founder and Director of Information Security Services of CampusGuard shares best practices to keep your information secure. Tips on how often to change wi-fi passwords, how to store corporate documents, strategies for single sign-on, password management, vpn access, and using wifi in public spaces.

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