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86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN).
This helps ensure that the primary account number is never exposed in the system.
Much of the data is the same information fraudsters intercept from mag-stripe cards, including the primary account number (PAN), card expiration date, and cardholder name.
Search the merchant's system for cardholder data, including Track 1, Track 2 and Primary Account Number (PAN) data that may be stored on their computer systems in violation of PCI requirements.
This includes primary account numbers (PANs), Social Security Numbers (SSNs), national insurance numbers, driver's license numbers, birth dates, files, images and other types of sensitive and private information.
Use an alternate account or transaction identifier for business processes that requires the primary account number to be utilized after authorization, such as processing of recurring payments, customer loyalty programs or fraud management.
Although continued internal use of an individual's Social Security number as a primary account number is permitted, employers displaying this information on employee badges or identification cards should implement a plan or schedule that establishes a specific date by which it will comply with the new law.
SecurData/24 combines tokenization and encryption to protect primary account numbers (PAN) in BASE24 systems and related applications.