Payments News

Two Standards Bodies Consolidate Separate PIN-Acceptance Security Specs Into One

Jan 27, 2020

Payment firms that are used to choosing which PIN standard to audit against now have a much simpler choice. The Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. and the PCI Security Standards Council have created a unified PIN Security Standard, replacing separate ones each organization previously maintained.

The consolidation, announced Tuesday, should make it much easier for organizations, eliminating any issues about which one to choose and the extra expense involved in choosing to use both. 

By Kevin Woodward

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