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Data Security
In Case Of
A Breach


Data Security Standard for Merchants
As data compromise becomes ever more sophisticated, any business that transmits, processes or stores Cardmember information knows they must take all precautions possible to protect their customers and themselves.

View the American Express Data Security Operating Policy (PDF).

Implementing the PCI Data Security Standard through compliance with the Data Security Operating Policy (DSOP) brings a higher level of confidence to your customers and your business.

American Express proudly sits on the PCI Security Standards Council and has been instrumental in bringing the PCI Data Security Standard to an industry-wide standard. These are the steps necessary to effectively address one of the key issues facing the industry at this time - Cardmember security.

View the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.