While the file is unencrypted and in the organization's hands, Blackbaud is not liable for the information in that file.  When the credit card information is imported into The Raiser's Edge, it will be stored, encrypted, in the Blackbaud Payment Service (BBPS).  In order to be stored in the BBPS, the database must have a valid and successful connection to BBPS. 

After the prompt has been acknowledged, users can click OK and proceed with the import.

Instructions for importing credit card information are available in How to import credit card information onto existing gifts.