Abela is a licensed third party payment provider (TPPP) by the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA). As a user there is no need to worry about your security at any point. We never store any information that can be used to access your bank account. Abela’s servers are PCI DSS Level 1 compliant. This is the highest, most stringent level of certification possible in the global payments industry. Abela uses the highest encryption standard available, in addition to the bank’s security system. All funds within our system are safely stored in account with a major global bank.