Participants Are Also Needed for Initiative on Quantum Techniques in Cryptographic Messaging Syntax

  ANNAPOLIS, Md. – May 30, 2018 -- Today the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) announced an initiative to update the 2013 U.S. standard for electronic benefits transfer (E Read More


  ANNAPOLIS, Md. – May 8, 2018 -- Today the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) announced the publication of a new standard that defines requirements for using a particular method of preserving formatting in the encryption of financial services data. The standard, X9.124-2 Symmetric Key Cryptography For the Financial Services Ind Read More


The X9A Retail Payments Subcommittee will soon begin their work on revising the X9.58-2013 Financial transaction messages — Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) — Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and cash benefit programs standard. Standardization of the processing of SNAP EBT transactions provides cost efficiency, ease of conversion, data and reporting consistency for the SNAP Read More


When the PCI Security Standards Council was formed in 2006, the new payment standards body assumed responsibility for advancing the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) and PIN Transaction Security Standard, which had been promulgated and managed by founding members American Express Co., Discover Financial Services, JCB International Credit Card Co. Read More