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What does CVC2 stand for?

CVC2 stands for Card Validation Code (credit card fraud prevention mechanism)

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Business, finance, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

The Card Validation Code (CVC2), a 3-digit security code used for securing e-commerce and telephone order transactions, is not at risk of being compromised in a PayPass contactless card transaction.
Included on the new card are a tamper-evident signature panel, dual card validation codes (CVC), indent printing on the signature panel, and a unique embossed security character.
MasterCard Security Initiatives Combat Fraud MasterCard has led the industry in the development of security features such as the first tamper-evident signature panel, the use of three-dimensional holograms, and card validation codes (CVCs).