JCB Makes Payment
Easier and More Secure

As the speed and scope of payments increase,
JCB constantly monitors the changes and challenges that we face in keeping our customers up to date
with the international community with secure solutions.



JCB’s J/Secure™ payer authentication program has been protecting JCB cardmembers from identity theft since 2004. J/Secure™ makes online commerce more secure by adding an important password identification step which enables cardmembers to directly authenticate their card with the issuer when shopping online.

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As a global payment brand, JCB developed the J/Smart™ EMV compliant chip card application for our issuing partners worldwide. As one of Japan’s largest card issuer, JCB started standard issuance of J/Smart™ chip cards in 2001. JCB is a member organization of EMVCo along with American Express, Discover, MasterCard, UnionPay, and Visa.

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Other security measures

Card Data Security

JCB and other major payment brands founded the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council in 2006 to manage the ongoing evolution of payment security on a global level. The council's security standards for protecting customer information and preventing card fraud build a secure payment environment where customers can use their card with confidence.

PCI DSS - Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard –

JCB Data Security Program


the global standard
for the acceptance of
secure payment transactions

EMV specifications are a set of requirements to ensure worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions.

IC cards

supporting security
and other features

IC card is a more secure & Muti-functional card to provide services that no other conventional card can.

About IC Cards

Magnetic Stripe

Holographic Magnetic Stripe is a magnetic stripe that is integrated with a hologram designated
and provided by JCBI. JCBI has been expanding its issuance of JCB card with Holographic Magnetic Stripe since 2012. By using Holographic Magnetic Stripe, JCBI has been strengthening security to prevent counterfeit.

Holographic Magnetic Stripe