Fraud & Security
We will help educate you and your staff in the best ways to recognize and prevent fraud before it happens, and arm you with tools and support to manage when it does.
Card Identification FeaturesIdentify the security features built right into every Discover card.
Maintaining the security of your transaction data is of the utmost importance. Here you will find everything you need to stay up to date on PCI compliance rules and regulations.
PCI OverviewIn order to help protect the integrity of cardholder data, Discover requires all merchants to remain PCI compliant.
Card Present TransactionsLearn effective strategies to prevent fraud when you’ve got the card in hand.
Discover Information Security & Compliance (DISC)A program to help you implement best practices, secure data and protect your brand.
Card Not Present TransactionsRecognize suspicious behaviors and common risks for sales when the card is not present such as online or by telephone.
Acquirer’s Merchant Portfolio ComplianceAcquirers are required to submit a report of their merchant portfolio’s compliance to Discover Network twice per year. It is the responsibility of the acquirer to ensure that its merchants are following the appropriate Discover requirements for validating and reporting their compliance status.
Fraud Prevention FAQGet helpful answers to the most common questions about how you and your employees can recognize and prevent fraud.
Identifying Your Merchant LevelFind out what merchant level your business corresponds to and determine your compliance validation and reporting requirements.
Determining Validation and Reporting RequirementsOnce you’ve determined your merchant level, it’s easy to find out your validation and reporting requirements.
Performing a PCI DSS Compliance AssessmentDetermining your compliance includes testing business facilities, system components, and verifying security of third-party service providers.
First-Time PCI Compliance AssessmentsIf you’re performing a PCI DSS assessment for the first time, here are tools and resources to provide guidance and assistance.
Tools to Assist with AssessmentsAccess tools and resources to provide guidance and assistance for undergoing your PCI DSS assessment.
Service Provider ComplianceAll service providers, including acquirers, processors and gateway providers who process, store or transmit Discover Cardholder data are required to report their compliance.
Providing the Compliance DocumentsAll PCI compliance documentation must be submitted to Discover via hardcopy or electronically.
Education and TrainingBrowse the educational and training materials we make available to help you understand the compliance assessment process and your place in it.