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Security Corner

Learn About Security and Best Practices

Layered Payment Security

Shift4 combines our industry-leading security technologies in a layered approach to provide unparalleled protection against costly data breaches. Your customers’ personal information will always be protected — during the transaction and long after — by the most reliable payment security technologies available.


Our solution is certified for U.S. and Canadian processing, with dozens of device options and unique features like quick chip and offline EMV processing.

Point-to-Point Encryption

Our PCI-validated P2PE solution encrypts cardholder data at the terminal, so that sensitive cardholder data never enters the merchant environment.


We invented the industry’s first payment data tokenization solution, which replaces stored card data with a random, alphanumeric value that is useless in the hands of data thieves.