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Account Information Security (AIS)

Account Information Security (AIS) is a globally mandated program that was designed to help merchants and payment service providers improve their data security measures in order to safeguard Visa cardholder account and transaction information. 
AIS compliance is required for all entities that store, process, or transmit Visa cardholder data.

What is Account Information Security

What is the Account Information Security (AIS) program?
Who does AIS program apply to?
What are the benefits of the AIS program?
What are the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) requirements?
How do I validate PCI DSS compliance?


Merchant Levels  
Compliance validation requirements
Validation procedures and documentation 
Risk-based PCI DSS validation
Technology Innovation Program (TIP) 

Service Providers

Service provider levels
Compliance validation requirements
Required compliance documentation
Registry of Service Providers

VisaNet Processors

Compliance validation requirements
Validation submission deadlines

Payment Applications

Payment application security mandates

In Case of Compromise

What you should do

Downloads and Resources

Best Practices 

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