Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

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Card Verification Code or Value

A Card Verification Code/Value (CVC/CVV) is a series of numbers apart from the bank card number that is present on a debit or credit card. It provides an extra layer of security for card-not-present transactions where the PIN can’t be manually entered. In most cards, this is a three-digit number printed alongside the signature box.

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