Peace of mind that's priceless

Safety is at the heart of Mastercard’s story

As technology advances, devices change and payment methods adapt, we continually innovate to ensure the safety of billions of electronic payments wherever and whenever they occur. We are securing the entire payments ecosystem with EMV, end-to-end encryption, tokenization and authentication, among other innovations.

Tackle fraud from every angle

Mastercard Advisors offers customized solutions that provide a 360° view on risk

Innovating for you

We are pioneering sophisticated security technologies that better equip issuers in the fight against fraud

Here are just a few of the security benefits your customers get by using a Mastercard:

Zero Liability Protection

Zero Liability applies to transactions made in-store, over the telephone or online. Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Learn more.

Mastercard ID Theft Protection?

Want to protect your customers from identity theft? Mastercard is the only payment brand that provides its U.S. cardholders with services - at no extra cost - to help them protect and resolve identity theft. 

  • Expert Resolution Services. Expert assistance is available to help cardholders 24/7 if they think their identity has been stolen. Direct your customers to call 1-800-Mastercard.
  • ID Theft Alerts?. This service tracks thousands of websites to learn if your customers' personal information is being bought or sold online. Learn more.
  • Emergency Wallet Replacement. Experts are available to assist your customers in quickly canceling and re-ordering the contents of their physical wallet. Refer your customers to 1-800-Mastercard to learn more.

Purchase Assurance

Provides coverage for most items your customers purchase with an eligible Mastercard if the item is damaged or stolen within 90 days of the date of purchase.


Empower your cardholders with Consumer Controls

Allow consumers to set personalized parameters for when, where and how their cards are used

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