Visa Payments Cybersecurity Certification Visa Payments Cybersecurity Certification

Learn how to safeguard payments in today’s ever-evolving digital landscape while validating your expertise with a certification from Visa.

Developed in partnership with Visa’s cybersecurity experts, the Visa Payments Cybersecurity Certification program is designed to help you learn new skills, advance your career and expand your cybersecurity knowledge.

Read Visa's "Cybersecurity Talent In Demand" whitepaper.

Becoming Visa Certified

Our program is currently available at the introductory and intermediate levels, allowing you to tailor your learning experience to your expertise. Earn certification by passing the Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity exam — and prepare with recommended training designed to help you succeed. 

Upon passing the Intermediate exam you'll be recognized as a Payments Cybersecurity Certified Associate and will receive a digital badge you can share publicly to highlight your achievement.

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How to become Visa Certified:
Payments Cybersecurity
  Prerequisite Certification exams
Courses that will help you pass the exams
(Highly Recommended)
Digital badge earned
Foundation None None Introduction to Payments Cybersecurity None
Associate None Visa Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity Exam
Exam Number: VIS-CS100
Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity Visa Certified Associate
Professional Visa Payments Cybersecurity Certified Associate Visa Advanced Payments Cybersecurity Exam (coming in 2024)
Advanced Payments Cybersecurity (coming in 2024) Visa Certified Professional

Introducing training and exam bundles

Set yourself up for success in our certification program by purchasing a bundle, which includes a course, exam and a free exam retake. Bundles are currently available at the Intermediate level.

Courses to help you prepare

Our courses were developed specifically for the Visa Payments Cybersecurity Certification program and play an important role in your certification journey. The best way to prepare for the exams is to complete the recommended courses, which are built around the exam objectives.

Introduction to Payments Cybersecurity

New to payments cybersecurity? 

Start here to build foundational knowledge and prepare to begin the certification process.

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Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity

Have payments cybersecurity experience? 

Start here to prepare for the Visa Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity exam.

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Course | Exam  | Bundle

“As a participant in my course, you’ll gain an understanding of cybersecurity threats and best practices with a focus on the considerations and challenges within the payments industry. You’ll also learn about the various industry and regulatory requirements that play a role in payments cybersecurity.”
– Peggy Dixon, Cybersecurity Policy and Awareness, Visa