By replacing sensitive data with tokens, merchants not only reduce the risk of a data breach, they also ensure that even if a hacker (aka “bad guy”) were to access their system, the hacker would only be able to access the tokens, which are useless without corresponding sensitive personal information (SPI).
Demystifying Token Conversion
There’s an inherent stickiness to any token provider, but as companies evaluate their payment architecture and look at pricing, performance, service level agreements (SLAs), and other factors, chances are that swapping out a provider or adding a new service will require a token conversion.
How do you know when to add Network Tokenization to your payment arsenal?
It’s important to take a holistic step back and think about the goals of your payment architecture to determine whether network tokenization is a strategic fit for your organization