SDK Glossary

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    2FA

    Two-factor authentication. A two-step verification process for customer authentication, to improve customer security.

    900 Response

    Whenever an action originating in the app and qualifying for SCA is requested, a 900 Response is sent from the Contis API which must call the DoSCA method in the SDK.

    D

    Device Registration

    A customer device must be registered on the Contis platform in order to utilise the SDK. There are 2 flows available to do this.

    O

    OTP One time passcode

    A onetime passcode (OTP) is an automatically generated numeric string of 8 digits that authenticates the customer for a single SCA event e.g. online card purchase.

    P

    PSD2 Payment Services Directive

    PSD2 is a European regulation to improve security for electronic payment services. The Contis SDK solution meets regulatory requirements with simplicity to clients and customers

    PIN

    Personal Identification Number

    S

    SCA

    Strong Customer Authentication

    SDK

    The SDK is a software development kit - a set of tools and programs used by developers to create their own application.

    SMS

    Short Message Service

    A brief text message sent to or from a mobile phone - used to send the OTP.