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Standards committee publishes mobile commerce standard

In this July 13, 2011 file photo, one of the pages of "Today's Deals," appears on the screen of an iPhone, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

In this July 13, 2011 file photo, one of the pages of “Today’s Deals,” appears on the screen of an iPhone, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc., a nonprofit organization in Annapolis that develops standards for the financial services industry, published a new standard for mobile commerce implementations.

The new standard, called “ASC X9.112-3 Wireless Management and Security – Part 3: Mobile,” addresses the management and security requirements for mobile commerce implementations, the organization announced.

The standard guides financial services, mobile telecommunications and mobile platforms manufacturing companies toward mobile commerce that X9 describes in a statement as safer and more efficient.

The standard covers areas such as mobile payments, mobile banking and mobile apps. It’s the third part of an American National Standards Institute standard for technologies and applications environments that use wireless communications.

 


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