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Standards body based in Md. updates standard for PIN transactions

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A Maryland-based non-profit organization that develops domestic and international standards for the financial services industry has updated one of its standards. Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc., which is in Annapolis, has updated its standard for symmetric key management, called ANSI X9.24-1, or Retail ...

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Service firms grows at fastest pace in a year

WASHINGTON — U.S. service companies grew in February at the fastest pace in a year, buoyed by higher sales and more new orders. The Institute for Supply Management says its index of non-manufacturing activity rose to 56 in February from ...

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Service firms grew slightly faster in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. service companies, which employ 90 percent of Americans, grew at a slightly faster pace in July. The Institute for Supply Management reported Friday that its index of non-manufacturing activity picked up slightly last month with a reading ...

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