The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

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Expanded to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard this acronym describes whether or not a vendor is adhering to the appropriate industry standards of payment information collection and processing. PNG was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF), and is the most widely used lossless image compression format on the Internet. All data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and secure.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). PNG (Portable Network Graphics). PNG is a file format that supports lossless data compression. RFP (Request for Proposal). During a selection process, an RFP document is prepared by organizations to help assess each vendor. SSL (Secure Socket Layer). Secure Socket Layer is the standard in security technology for the encryption of links between a web server and a browser.