IBM is building the worlds first universal quantum computer “IBM Q” for business and science offering free access to everyone to a real quantum computer via their cloud platform. There are a lot of myths regarding what quantum computing technology will provide and also a fear of negative impacts it could have on security and safety. While quantum computing is totally different from classical c Read More


Recently, the Federal Reserve has announced changes to Regulation CC to be effective on July 1, 2018, but it is important to note that the current requirements for magnetic ink are not changing. See Read More


Subject Matter Experts Sought for Initiative

  ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Feb. 6, 2018 -- Today the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) announced the launch of a new initiative to create a standard protecting personal and financial data. The X9.141 Financial and Personal Data Pr Read More


 Participants Sought for New Study Group

  ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Jan. 30, 2018 -- Today the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) announced the creation of a new study group to review the risk posed to the financial services industry by quantum computi Read More


The X9F4 Cryptographic Protocols and Application Security workgroup has begun the development of a new standard, X9.141 Financial and Personal Data Protection and Breach Notification standard. Data security breaches continue to put millions of consumers at risk.  Protecting consumer information is a shared re Read More