Data security is of enormous importance to us and to Braintree the PayPal service we use, and they take vital steps to safeguard your information. Braintree environment meets the highest industry standards and guidelines.
Level 1 PCI compliance
Braintree is a validated Level 1 PCI DSS compliant service provider on Visa’s Global Compliant Provider List and Mastercard’s SDP List.
No prohibited data storage
Braintree doesn’t store raw magnetic stripe, card validation code, or PIN block data.
Data encryption via the Braintree Vault
Your data is managed in the Braintree Vault, using multiple encryption keys with split knowledge and dual control. A data thief would not be able to make use of information stolen from a database without also having the key. This data store cannot be connected to via the internet.
Authentication and session management
Braintree require users to authenticate every time they log into the Control Panel. Passwords are never stored directly in the database, and all API and Control Panel communication between merchants and Braintree is conducted using TLS (Transport Layer Security).
Activity monitoring and testing
They also review and observe employee, customer, and vendor activity to guard against suspicious or unauthorized activities, conduct automated vulnerability scans at least quarterly, and at least once a year an extended penetration testing conducted by outside sources.