Advanced Integration Method
Advanced Integration Method (AIM)
AIM is Authorize.Net’s recommended connection method and offers the most secure and flexible integration.
AIM allows merchants to host their own secure payment form and send transactions to the payment gateway using an end-to-end secure socket layer (SSL) connection.
AIM is the required connection method for shopping cart developers participating in the Authorize.Net Shopping Cart Certification (SCC) program.
- Employs industry standard secure data encryption technology – 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. We use transaction key authentication for ultimate security. This method allows control over all phases of the customer’s online transaction experience. Configurable transaction response integrates easily with merchant applications.
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