Financial industry growing at unthinkable pace07/12/2016 Jessica Amir News
The financial industry was moving at an unthinkable pace, and clients would culturally adapt to technology faster than financial services employees.
Call for Kiwis to look seriously at Cybersecurity threats07/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
New Zealand government officials have called on New Zealand business owners to look more seriously at Cybersecurity, which has cost global businesses $600 billion each year.
Citi launches biometric offerings across Indian market06/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Citibank India has partnered with Israeli technology company, Nice, to roll out voice biometrics to customers starting in 2017.
Malaysian FSI feels pressure from fintechs06/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Disruptors in the Malaysian banking and financial sectors have forced incumbents to revamp their business models to yield positive outcomes for consumers.
Australia launches Cybersecurity growth centre06/12/2016 Shahida Sweeney Government
The Australian government has earmarked $31.9 million for a Melbourne-based Cyber Security Growth Centre that will start operating early in the New Year.
FS-ISAC and MAS join forces against cyber threats06/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre and the Monetary Authority of Singapore will collaborate to encourage the regional sharing of Cybersecurity information.
NSW launches innovation strategy to foster ‘new ideas’06/12/2016 Shahida Sweeney Government
The Government has earmarked $10 million to grow the network of incubators and accelerators, together with $3 million in direct grants to start-ups.
South Australia passes data-sharing law06/12/2016 Shahida Sweeney Government
South Australia has finalised a new law to fast-track data-sharing between key states, the Commonwealth and non-government sector.
China’s Cybersecurity law bad for tech businesses05/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Backlash has emerged over a new Cybersecurity law which will take effect in China from June 1 next year to regulate technology in China’s cyber space.
Cybersecurity crucial for Singapore’s future05/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Singapore is in serious need of regional Cybersecurity skills and capabilities as the sophistication and scale of threats increase, according to cyber association, ISACA.
India’s demonetisation sparks fintech surge05/12/2016 Hope William-Smith News
The devaluation of 80 per cent of India’s currency overnight has seen a large-scale reaction, with alternative finance players called on to assist banks with digital transformation processes.
BPI partners with Westpac for payment exchange services30/11/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Bank of the Philippine Islands has entered into a strategic partnership with Australian banking giant, Westpac Banking Corporation, to facilitate fast fund transfers between Australia and the Philippines.
India’s cash ban causes protest uproar30/11/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Thousands of India’s citizens have joined a protest, cited a ‘financial emergency’, against a government ban on high-value banknotes.
Fintech to globalise and restructure financial services29/11/2016 Hope William-Smith News
Fintech has the potential to globalise and restructure financial services, as well as increase financial literacy, develop economic prospects and personalise customer service across the globe, according to Bank of Japan deputy governor, Hiroshi Nakaso.