Overview: Accredited by ANSI, X9 develops and publishes voluntary, consensus technical standards for the financial services industry. X9's inter-industry voting membership includes over 300 organizations representing investment managers, banks, software and equipment manufacturers, printers, credit unions, depositories, government regulators, associations, consultants, and others. X9 develops standards to address tasks such as check processing, electronic check exchange, PIN management and security, financial industry use of data encryption, and wholesale funds transfer, among others. Standards under development include electronic payments on the internet, financial image interchange, home banking security requirements, institutional trade messages, and electronic benefits transfer. X9 is organized into seven subcommittees and at any given time a committee has approximately 25 active working groups and 80 domestic and international standards projects.
Specifications: Available at: http://webstore.ansi.org/FindStandards.aspx?Action=displaydept&DeptID=80#.UNIPypj3VFI
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Current Status: Active