Terms with Tag Cryptography

  • Card Security Code (CSC)Acronym,
    • This is typically a three digit code found on the back of most major credit cards. It is primarily used as an extra security measure when a Cardholder Not Present (CPN) transaction is made.
    Also referred to as a Card Verification Value (CVV) or Card Verification Code (CVC).
  • Card Validation Code (CVC2)Acronym,
      Mechanism for credit card fraud prevention.
    • Card Verification Value (CVV, CVV2)Acronym,
        Mechanism for credit card fraud prevention.
      • Issuer Identification Number (IIN)Acronym,
          International numbering system for the identification of credit card issuers.
        • Rivest, Shamir, Adleman (RSA)Acronym,
            Security algorithm by Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman at MIT.
          • Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Acronym,
            • A standard form of encryption used over the Internet for e-commerce and banking transactions.
            Seen as 'https' in a web address (URL).
          • Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3)Acronym,
            • Secure Socket Layer Virtual Private Network (SSLVPN)Acronym,
              • Transport Layer Security/Secure Socket Layer (TLS/SSL)Acronym,
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