Payment Glossary

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

SSL, proceeded by TLS, is a security protocol that encrypts data and enabled authentication between applications over a network.

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  • CIE (Customer Initiated Entry)

    A standard entry class code that enables a consumer to initiate an ACH credit into the ACH network whereby funds will be transferred to a company for...

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  • Interchange

    Interchange is a small fee paid by a merchant's bank (acquirer) to a cardholder's bank (issuer) to compensate the issuer for the value and benefits that merchants...

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