P2P – see Peer-to-peer.
Packets – these are the standard unit(s) for data sent across the Internet. Data is broken up into packets, which allows multiple transmissions to share the same line. They are routed back together again at the destination and are placed back in their original order.
PA-DSS – Payment Application Data Security Standard – this standard sets out requirements for all payment applications (e.g. e-commerce shopping carts) to ensure that they are secure and that they do not store prohibited data, such as the full magnetic stripe, CVV2 or PIN data. The standard and a list of validated payment applications is available at www.pcisecuritystandards.org/security_standards/pa_dss.shtml.
Pairing – when two Bluetooth devices establish ...