* Use the Address Verification Service, Card Verification Value, Card Verification Value 2
, and Card Identification for card-not-present transactions before accepting payment.
Visa has worked closely with banks and merchants to develop and implement technology enabled services that validate payment cards online and authenticate the cardholder including Verified by Visa (VbV) and Card Verification Value 2
In addition, Card Verification Value 2
, the three-digit number typically found on the signature panel of payment cards, as well as personal identification numbers and PIN blocks have been found unlawfully stored after use, the company says.