Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Confused by credit card terms? CreditCards.com's glossary of credit card definitions will help. From account holder to Regulation Z, we have defined the most-common and most-confusing credit card terms.
- Format-preserving encryption (FPE)
- Encryption that puts out information in the same format as the information put in. An example of this would be encrypting a 16-digit payment card number into a different 16-digit number.