X9 would like to welcome Safeway as our newest member. Safeway is a major supermarket chain that operates primarily in the central and western parts of the United States. They are a subsidiary of Albertsons and their headquarters is in Pleasanton, CA.  Initially, Safeway will be joining the X9F subcommittee to work on data information and security but may join X9A late Read More


X9.119 Protection of Sensitive Payment Card Data – Part 2: Tokenization is a new ANSI X9 standard that defines the minimum security requirements for implementing tokenization with post-authorization systems to protect sensitive payment card data.  Here is a quote from the editor, Steve Schmalz (RSA): “X9.119-2 is a valuable new addition to the existing body of tokenization standards. This Read More


ASC X9 Completes Update of ANSI X9.24-1, Detailing Requirements for Managing Symmetric Keys in Secure Retail Financial Transactions

Covers Keys Used in POS and ATM Transactions

  ANNAPOLIS, Md. – August 1, 2017 -- Today the Accredited Standar Read More


The Faster Payments Task Force, a group representing more than 300 diverse payments industry stakeholders assembled by the Federal Reserve System, has published its highly anticipated recommendations for developing and implementing a safe, ubiquitous, faster payments system in the United States. To announce the Read More


In 2015, the Federal Reserve created a diverse array of stakeholders to work on strategies for improving the US payment system. The group, Faster Payments Task Force, held their first meeting in 2015. The mission of the Task Force is to identify and assess alternative approaches for implementing safe, ubiquitous, faster payments capabilities in the United States. The Federal Reserve is scheduled t Read More