PCI Point-to-Point Encryption

Strengthen the cardholders’ data with Advantio’s Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) compliance by defining the requirements and detailed testing procedures.


Why do you need Point-To-Point Encryption (P2PE)?

  • Secured Payment Ecosystem
  • Detailed yet Flexible Approach
  • Reduced PCI

Advantio accredited P2PE compliance strengthens your customers’ data with encryption from the point of interaction to the point of decrypting the data inside the decryption environment, effectively removing clear-text account data between these two points.

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We provide a decomposition of complex P2PE solutions into a set of P2PE components - on time and on budget.

Whom does P2PE apply to?

• P2PE Solution Providers
• P2PE Application Vendors
• Encryption Management Component Provider (EMCP)
• Decryption Management Component Provider (DMCP)
• Key Injection Facility (KIF)
• Certification Authority/Registration Authority (CA/RA)


Achieve PCI SSC level P2PE Compliance in just 2-steps

1st feature P2PE Preliminary Gap Assessment Review (GAR)

Advantio’s P2PE GAR provides a benchmarking against industry requirements to analyze your solution, components, or application. This review process allows an organization to review its compliance position before committing to the formal P2PE compliance assessment.

Advantio’s P2PE Preliminary Gap Assessment Review (GAR) report includes:

  • Identification of the P2PE solution, component, or application current state
  • A detailed comparison between the collected results and the desired status, also known as Gap Identification
  • All the possible remedies for bridging the gap between the current and ideal state

2nd feature P2PE Formal Assessment of Compliance (FAC)

P2PE Formal assessment of compliance (FAC) applies to entities that manage P2PE Solutions for their customers, Merchants that manage their P2PE solutions, and P2PE Component Providers.

Advantio’s P2PE Formal Assessment of Compliance (FAC) report includes:

  • A custom-tailored plan for your organization
  • A detailed overview of the assessed environment, review all your payment card processes, P2PE payment channels, cardholder data flows/streams, etc.
  • Submission of the required documents to the PCI SSC, a detailed report on P2PE assessment, and an Attestation of Validation

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Expert analysis of PCI DSS with a focus on ATM, retail, hospitality and issuer & acquirer environments.


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  • 93%
    retention rate
  • 92 Certifications issued
    to clients in 2020
  • 168 Projects
    On Time & On Budget
    in 2020
  • 195 Penetration tests
    in 2020

What our clients say

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“3C Payment has worked together with Advantio for almost 10 years. In that time, Advantio has successfully delivered on 3C’s growth in PCI DSS, P2PE and cyber security. Additionally, 3C has supported Advantio in their path to offer elite PCI & security consultancy. We are happy to continue our collaboration with Advantio's team, as they provide us with a professional, comprehensive service.”

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