Point to Point Encryption.

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This solution is a combination of secure devices, applications and processes that encrypts data at the point of reading e.g., a payment card (by swipe or contactless tap) and decrypts the data at the gateway.

This is a standard to ensure card-present transactions are secure from the point of card reading through to the payment authorization.

However, here are the top three things that P2PE cannot do:

  • De-scope your contact center
  • Make you PCI DSS compliant
  • Offer a cheap solution

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