We describe or define most terms the first time they occur in a topic. A few acronyms, for example PIN number, are not explained in the topics because they are commonly recognised.
|CDE||Common Data Environment|
|CNP||Card not Present|
|CP||Card present i.e. the card is processed through a payment terminal|
|EFT||Electronic Funds Transfer|
|EMBOSS||An integrated POS payment gateway|
|EMV||Europay, Mastercard and Visa|
|EPOS||Electronic Point of Sale|
|EVT||EasyVTerminal – The name of the YESpay/Worldpay EFT application before it was relaunched as IPC|
|IPC||Integrated POS Client – Worldpay’s EFT application.|
|MID||Merchant Identification Number, but for system configuration, not acquiring.|
|MSR||Magnetic Stripe Reader|
|PA-DSS||Payment Application Data Security Standard|
|PAN||Primary Account Number|
|PAN Key Entry||Manual entry of a shopper's card details, including their PAN, on a terminal|
|PCI DSS||Payment card Industry Data Security Standard|
|PED||Payment Enablement Device|
|PIN||Personal Identification Number|
|PIN PAD/PED||PIN Entry Device|
|POI||Point Of Interaction|
|POS||Point of Sale|
|sFTP||Secure File Transfer Protocol|
|SNMP||Simple Network Management Protocol|
|SSL||Secure Socket Layer|
|SUSE||A German open source software company that develops Linux applications|
|TCP/IP||Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol|
|TLS||Transport Layer Security|
|TMS||Terminal Management Software|
|YESEFT||Worldpay’s EFT Kernel|
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