American Express SafeKey is a fraud prevention tool that is offered to all customers who use this card. SafeKey, like 3D Secure offers additional protection to you as a shopper and as a company.
What is SafeKey?
Just like Verified by Visa and Mastercard Secure code, American Express SafeKey is there to offer password protection to shoppers who have an American Express card.
The scheme gives shoppers the chance to assign a password to their card and verify this when processing a transaction.
You will be taken to the SafeKey screen once your card details have been captured and prompted to enter a password in order to complete your order.
What will I see when using SafeKey?
When you are taken to the SafeKey page you will need to enter your password to move through the checks and get your payment verified.
After you have entered your password, the transaction will then go for authorisation as normal.