Payment Glossary

TLS (Transport Layer Security)

TLS refers to a cryptographic protocol to secure information sent over a computer data network. Connections using TLS typically have multiple authentication methods in place to secure data.

Related Terms

  • EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)

    The electronic exchange or transfer of money from one account to another, either within a single financial institution or across multiple institutions, through computer-based systems.

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  • Tokenization

    Tokenization replaces sensitive financial account information with a random string of characters, called a token. Learn More

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