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Credit Card Data Security

With data theft proving to be a fast growing, worldwide problem, consider choosing a merchant services provider that wants to help safeguard your business. M&T takes our responsibility to help reduce credit card safety concerns seriously. Our commitment to help fight credit card fraud is evident in the elements we’ve built into our merchant solutions. Plus, we offer add-ons like TransArmor® to help you build the enhanced security measures you want and need1. Our goal is simple: to help you keep your customer data from hackers and your reputation intact.

As a merchant, maintaining security is a big responsibility that requires effort, vigilance, and a commitment to ongoing education.

The resources below can help you tackle that commitment. Whether you need help with your PCI compliance program or you’re just looking for up-to-date information on industry developments and fraud trends, we want to help you find answers.

Check back from time to time for updates.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance
Did you know that in just a few minutes you can register your business for PCI Compliance? SecurityMetrics® is a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) that offers an online tool which helps you to navigate this critical requirement with special pricing for M&T merchants2. Just log on to www.securitymetrics.com or call a Compliance Consultant at 1-800-557-4797.

For more information about the SecurityMetrics PCI Compliance tool, please refer to the PCI Advance Frequently Asked Questions document.

Latest Fraud Schemes
Knowledge is the best line of defense when it comes to mitigating fraud. The following links can help keep you informed on the latest fraud schemes so that you can take steps to protect your business and your customers:


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EMV and the Consumer Experience
Frequently Asked Questions to help your business prepare for Europay, MasterCard® and Visa® (“EMV”) and the proposed October 2015 “Liability Shift” deadline.

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1 TransArmor® services are provided subject to M&T’s standard merchant services agreements, terms and conditions, election forms, fees and other documents. TransArmor services are provided by First Data®. M&T is not responsible for providing any TransArmor services. Descriptions or references to TransArmor services in this or other materials have been provided to you in good faith based on information provided to M&T by First Data.

2 SecurityMetrics is a third-party service provider unaffiliated with M&T Bank. M&T Bank is not the provider of such services and is not responsible or liable for the delivery of such services.

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