Crypto Secure

Upholding trust in a changing world


Get actionable insights to help reduce crypto risks in your ecosystem with Mastercard Crypto Secure, powered by Ciphertrace.

Assess risk

Identify potential crypto risk exposure

Gain insight

Enhance knowledge of crypto asset regulation and ecosystem

Take action

Make detailed evaluation of virtual asset service providers (VASPs)


A simple intuitive dashboard provides greater visibility of crypto spend, transaction volumes and risk rating exposure

Manage your crypto ecosystem risk

Compliance risk

Combat risk of money laundering and cyber attacks from criminal entities making crypto fund transfers

Regulatory risk

Reduce exposure to potential seizures and fines by global and local governing bodies (per updated FAFT guidance)

Reputational risk

Improve visibility into cardholders’ crypto activity and the service provider risk profiles where they transact

Fraud risk

Detect and prevent fraud for crypto asset-related transactions 


higher fraud rates for crypto vs. non-crypto transactions1

Source: Mastercard internal data. Calculated at December 31, 2022.


projected global number of cryptocurrency users by 2027

Source:, 2022


estimated crypto wallet market value by 2028

Source:, 2023

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Identifying approval optimization opportunities worth $24 million

With accurate insights into the VASP risk associated with the crypto transactions in its portfolio, an issuer identified potential opportunities to optimize approvals from VASPs with low-risk profiles, resulting in more than $24 million total potential GDV opportunity.

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1 "Crypto transaction" refers to any transaction where a payment card is used to purchase a crypto asset.