EMV systems use various card authentication protocols to verify that the card being used in a transaction is legitimate. EMV cards and systems can be programmed to support a variety of card authentication protocols, each offering a different level of security.
Types of Card Authentication
There are four types of card authentication that can be used during an EMV transaction:
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