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


We have had two seminars on issues related to quantum computers.  One from ISARA on the basics of quantum computers and quantum safe algorithms and one from NIST that included background information on quantum computers and details on their multi-year program to identify, test and publish quantum safe algorithms.  Now it is Read More


Join ASC X9 on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 12 noon for a webinar titled Cryptography in a Post-Quantum World by Dustin Moody of NIST. We will look at issues related to quantum computing, the risk they pose to protecting information and what steps NIST has taken in response to this potential threat. To find out more information and receive the webinar details Read More


ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Nov. 28, 2017 -- Today the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) announced the release of a new standard enhancing the security of symmetric key management used in retail financial services transactions and communications. ANSI X9.24-3-2017, Retail Financial Services Symmetric Key Management -- Part 3: Derived Unique Ke Read More


The X9F4 Cryptographic Protocols and Application Security work group has begun the revision of the X9.79-4 Public Key Infrastructure – Part 4: Asymmetric Key Management standard. This standard addresses the management and security of asymmetric keys for protecting financial information and other associated data independent of the asymmetric algorithm, schemes or public key cryptography protocol. Read More