Suncorp adds support service for cyber scam victims17/02/2020 Anonymous News
Suncorp has announced a partnership with cybersecurity and customer identity support service IDCARE, giving its banking customers access to additional support after data breach and identity loss incidents.
HBF enlists tech triumvirate to overhaul core systems14/02/2020 Anonymous News
WA-based insurer, HBF Health, has enlisted the services of tech giants Salesforce, AWS, and Oracle in a bid to accelerate the company’s wholesale transformation program.
‘Terabit Territory’: NT to boost internet capacity to 20gbps12/02/2020 Anonymous News
The Northern Territory will boost its fibre optic capacity 50 fold, with the NT Government announcing a joint partnership with Vocus to upgrade its existing internet infrastructure to 20 terabit per second (tbps) lines.
IAG’s strategy & innovation team gets new chief after exec reshuffle05/02/2020 Anonymous News
Julie Batch will lead IAG’s newly created Strategy & Innovation division following an executive and divisional reshuffle of the insurance group’s technology functions.
Movers and Shakers | January end – February, 202005/02/2020 Patrick Buncsi News
January's end and early February saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to IAG, HSBC, and the ACCC.
CBA's latest skunkworks project releases first app05/02/2020 Anonymous News
CBA has teamed with X15, the bank’s recently launched and standalone incubation hub, releasing one of the pair's first co-developed projects – a new SME-targeted app designed to assist business owners with decision management tasks.
X15 launch set to hypercharge CBA’s innovation capability04/02/2020 Anonymous News
CBA will have a new standalone tech research and development incubator at its disposal, with Australia's biggest bank announcing the launch of X15 Ventures – a joint partnership between CommBank, Microsoft, and KPMG.
UBank gifts Accessibility Kit to app developers as open source software04/02/2020 Anonymous News
UBank has released a “first of its kind” open source toolkit to assist developers in building iOS apps that meet the needs of individuals with a disability.
ING Australia nabs next CIO from Westpac23/01/2020 Anonymous News
Linda Da Silva has been appointed ING Australia’s next chief information officer (CIO) after serving more than a decade at Westpac.
Bankwest teams with mortgage adviser to deliver API integration first22/01/2020 Anonymous News
CBA-owned Bankwest has teamed with mortgage advisory and matching service Lendi, launching the company’s first third-party API.
Movers and Shakers | December 2019–January 202021/01/2020 Patrick Buncsi Movers and Shakers
December 2019 and the new year saw a number of high-profile appointments across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to ING, Suncorp, and Westpac.
FSIs warned over Windows vulnerability20/01/2020 Anonymous News
Microsoft has issued an alert over critical vulnerabilities exposed in several versions of its Windows OS, with financial institutions urged to immediately patch their systems to prevent malicious access.
WA bank struck by ‘criminal’ data breach17/01/2020 Anonymous News
Western Australia’s largest mutual bank, P&N Bank, has revealed it sustained a “criminal” breach of its customer relationship management (CRM) system, potentially exposing customers' personal data.
AusPayNet releases equitable access guidelines for POS terminals04/12/2019 Anonymous News
AusPayNet, the payments industry’s self-regulatory body, has released extensive guidelines, including five core principles, for ensuring equitable access on Point-of-Sale (POS) touchscreen terminals.
‘Track and trace’ blockchain platform to bolster banks' ethical data use, reduce risk across supply chains04/12/2019 Anonymous News
KPMG has launched a new cross-national ‘track and trace’ blockchain platform, giving trading partners across multiple industries, including financial services, a new pathway to share richer product and service data across their supply chains and boost data provenance processes.