CVV2


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AcronymDefinition
CVV2Card Verification Value (credit card fraud prevention mechanism)
CVV2Card Verification Value 2 (Visa three-digit code)
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Require customers to enter their CVV2 number, located on the back of the credit card
The PA-DSS is designed to eliminate the use of non-secure payment applications that store prohibited data elements -- such as full magnetic stripe, CVV2 and PIN data -- and ensure payment applications support compliance with the PCI DSS.
He also noted that that Alinma cards provide partners with the ability to both activate and deactivate the CVV2 feature for Internet purchases via the bank s Alinma Internet and Alinma Phone services.
PA-DSS validation ensures that payment applications are developed using strong encryption and prohibited from storing cardholder data including PIN, CVV2 or magnetic stripe information.
Automated Analysis - Consolidated dashboard for displaying and analyzing multiple fraud detection components (Device ID, risk score, AVS, CVV2, IP geolocation, system data, language setting, risk audit trail, order transaction details and more) for quicker investigator review and decision making.
These applications prevent storage of sensitive data, such as full magnetic stripe, CVV2 or PIN data, use designated data encryption methods, require strong passwords, and other protections.
From the first transaction, utilize fraud protection tools: AVS, CVC2, CVV2 & CID, and after the first billing, never store CVV2/CVC2/CID data.
PA-DSS is intended to ensure secure payment applications do not store prohibited data, such as full magnetic stripe, CVV2, PIN or other sensitive data, and are compliant with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Perez also noted that other sensitive authentication data such as full contents of the magnetic strip, CVV2, PIN and PIN block should never be stored after the authorization for any reason.