You're protected everywhere with Visa's secure network.

From your corner store to the farthest corners of the world, and even to the online world, Visa’s secure network (VisaNet) keeps you protected everywhere when shopping online. Explore the many ways Visa keeps your purchases safe and secure. Learn about Visa’s secure network and Visa’s other security features below.

Visa’s Secure Network
Visa operates the world’s largest retail electronic payments system powered by its global secure network (VisaNet). It offers multiple levels of protection to verify any of your transactions in as quickly as 1.5 seconds.
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Learn about Other Visa Security Features:
Verified by Visa
Verified by Visa provides added security to ensure that only you can use your Visa card to make purchases online.
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3-Digit Security Code
Every Visa card comes with a 3-digit ‘CVV2’ security code on the back. These will be used to verify your eCommerce transactions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve been asked for my CVV2 number. What’s that?
The CVV2 number is your card’s ‘Card Verification Value 2’. It is the 3-digit security code found on the back of your Visa card. Your CVV2 number is yet another layer of protection Visa implements to prevent fraud before it happens.
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How do I know if I’m protected with Verified by Visa?
Contact the bank that issued your Visa card to check that the bank provides you with the Verified by Visa service.
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How does Visa’s secure network protect my online purchases?
Visa’s global, secure network (VisaNet), employs multiple layers of security to protect cardholder data and maintain high levels of trust in the payment system.
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