Visa Security Sense: Fraud Fighting Resources

Visa doesn’t go at it alone and neither will you. When you choose Visa, you become part of a network of partners committed to fighting fraud at every turn. Security requires the cooperation of financial institutions, processors, merchants and cardholders. From the Federal Trade Commission to the Better Business Bureau, Visa and its partners are committed to helping you fight fraud and identity theft.

Be sure to visit our partners and fraud resources:

Call For Action

If you have been a victim of identity theft, you can reach Call For Action’s trained counselors by calling 1-866-ID-HOTLINE. They'll walk you step-by-step through the process of regaining your identity.

Verified by Visa

Find out where you can shop securely with Verified by Visa.

National Cyber Security Alliance

An educational program that provides tips on how to use the Internet safely while at home, work or school.

National Consumers League

A resource for consumers on the latest Internet and telemarketing scams and tips on how to avoid them.


An educational resource that will teach you how to keep yourself and your family safe online and give you easy ways to control your online identity, security and privacy.

OnGuard Online

Practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer and protect your personal information.

Deter, Detect, Defend - Avoid ID Theft

The FTC developed a comprehensive program with consumer tips and strategies for spotting, stopping and avoiding identity theft.


An online database of businesses that meet the BBB Code of Business Practices and display the BBB Accredited Business seal.

BBB Data Security - Made Simpler

Provides small and medium business owners with the guidelines and right-size resources they need to build a data security plan and prevent data breaches.

Drop the Data

A campaign designed to make businesses aware of the risks of retaining prohibited cardholder data and educating them on actionable steps they can take to avoid storing such data.

FTC Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business

Safeguarding sensitive data in your files and on your computers is just plain good business. After all, if that information falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud or identity theft.