Authorization Code

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Authorization Code

A code a financial institution submits electronically to a merchant stating that it approves of an attempted purchase with a debit card or credit card issued by that institution.
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Following the American pattern, the unlock-and-launch authorization codes held by the General Staff at its command bunkers can be sent directly to individual weapons commanders, who would execute their launch procedures.
"First, authorization codes should be randomly assigned," he said.
"When employees who have remote access privileges leave the firm, ensure that their authorization codes are deleted, and any relevant barrier codes are changed," he said.
Unlike mobile cash access models that utilise temporary authorization codes, the FIS Cardless Cash Access solution utilises the security within the user app authentication process and registration of the FIS Mobile Wallet app on the smartphone, therefore eliminating card skimming risk and fraud incidents for banks and their customers.
Participating creidt unions tell CUcorp how many authorization codes they will need and CUcorp provides the marketing promotional piece with the code for credit unions to mail out to members.
(91%), dialback or secure modems (54%), firewalls to protect from external access (45%), file encryption (36%), PC hardware security devices (33%), telecommunications encryption (22%) and message authorization codes (17%).
Those preferring to offer DISA should consider adding safeguards such as a barrier code, which is another password, as well as ensuring that passwords or authorization codes are as long as possible.
Departments selected features from a wide array of options including voice mail, call coverage, automatic call back, abbreviated dialing, authorization codes, conference calling, three-way transfer, etc.
Once they gain access to a system, phreaks usually sell authorization codes to persons most likely to make international calls: illegal aliens and drug traffickers.
Among the hints on how to recognize toll fraud: increased inbound 800 traffic, increased outbound traffic to any numbers, 700, 800, 900 or direct-dial to domestic or international locations; SMDR reports indicating multiple attempts to enter invalid authorization codes; an excessive number of hang-ups or phantom calls; unidentifiable voice messages; high usuage at odd hours.
* Assign authorization codes randomly on a need-to-know basis.
If you use DISA, consider lengthening authorization codes. A four-digit code is easy, even for rookie hackers.
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