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