Visa Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity Exam Visa Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity Exam

Passing the Visa Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity exam shows you have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively demonstrate an overall understanding of payments cybersecurity. To successfully complete the exam, you should understand the payments system, security concepts, the payments threat landscape, risk management, applied security and payments industry and regulatory concepts. 

This exam can be purchased individually or as part of the Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity bundle, which includes the Intermediate Payments Cybersecurity course and exam, plus a free exam retake.

Key topics

  • Payments system overview 
  • Security fundamentals 
  • Payments threat landscape 
  • Payments industry and regulatory concepts 
  • Risk management
  • Applied security

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Exam Guide

Download the exam guide for a complete list of exam objectives and key topics. We highly recommend that you review this important information prior to taking the exam, including the gap analysis worksheet, which is a valuable tool for assessing your readiness to take the exam.

Schedule exam

  • Duration: 90 minutes 
  • Number of questions: 60 
  • Passing score: 750 (out of 1000) 
  • Format: Single and multiple choice online (proctored) 
  • Exam type: Online (proctored) 

Completing your exam

If you are taking an online (non-proctored) exam, follow the steps below:

  • Purchase your exam: Click the Buy Now button to purchase. After purchase, you will receive an email that includes your deadline to complete your exam. Your deadline will be listed as “authorized dates.”
  • Register for your exam: Click the Launch Exam button in your My Courses + Exams list on your Visa University dashboard. The Launch Exam button will direct you to the Pearson VUE website to register.
  • Schedule your exam: Once registered, you will have up to 14 days to complete your online exam.