How Intuit PaymentNetwork handles security
PaymentNetwork information protection
Intuit, the maker of leading products like QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax is one of the most trusted names in financial software.
- Millions of people trust Intuit with their tax and financial data.
- Over 240,000 merchants use Intuit’s credit card processing service.
- Intuit processes over 116 million transactions per year.
Intuit knows how to handle your financial information and we work hard to protect it. PaymentNetwork has defined exacting security standards and protects you with:
- Data encryption. PaymentNetwork adheres to rigorous online banking industry protection standards for all online communication, using an https connection over SSL (Secure Socket Layer) at 256-bit AES encryption.
- Privacy. Intuit safeguards your financial information. Even your payors or payees can’t see your bank account or credit card information.
- Limited exposure. When you hand a paper check to someone it contains your Bank Routing and Account number. When you pay using PaymentNetwork, we do not share this information with the receiver.
Intuit works hard to protect your information, but there are a number of actions you should take to ensure the safety of your data.
- Make sure you know the requestor before paying.
- Be suspicious of emails requesting sensitive information. PaymentNetwork will never send you emails requesting your personal or financial information. Never respond to an email asking for your information.
- Confirm that you are on the Intuit PaymentNetwork site by checking the URL. It should always start with: https://ipn.intuit.com/
Software security. Keep your browser and other computer software up-to-date. Use and update anti-virus software and secure your private network with a firewall.
- Create secure passwords. Include symbols and characters besides letters. Mix upper and lowercase letters. Don’t include personal information in a password. Don’t use simple words that can be found in the dictionary. Change your password every 90 days.
Do you suspect someone is trying to use Intuit PaymentNetwork for illicit gain? Please contact us at 877-559-7866 to report concerns.