A live poll conducted at the FST Future of Security conference in Melbourne last week found that the successful implementation of a security agility system was the main priority for major financial firms.

Perth fintech start-up, Peppermint Innovation, has appointed Philippines-based Metro Gas Sales as an agent to deliver technology solutions to unbanked Filipinos as its doorway to the Asian market.

Perth fintech start-up, Peppermint Innovation, has appointed Philippines-based Metro Gas Sales as an agent to deliver technology solutions to unbanked Filipinos as its doorway to the Asian market. 

Banks are in the process of experimenting with the benefits of blockchain technology to provide commercial-ready solutions and new payment offerings for digitally-savvy customers.

A $25 million capital raise and acquisition led by Wingate Private Equity and Sandbar Investments has seen Medical Channel acquire Community Network to create Australia's largest point-of-case digital marketing channel.

Mobile service delivery comes under the spotlight at this week’s FST Government Australia conference in Canberra. The CIOs of lead agencies are sharing insights, including the ATO, Department of Immigration & Border Protection, Australia Bureau of Statistics, and Department of Communications.

The Wellington-based Statistics New Zealand and Department of Internal Affairs are taking a lead with telecommunications-as-a-service (TaaS). The project leads, Chris Buxton and Dave Jackman, share insights into the future of TaaS.

AMP has announced a series of design and technology upgrades to its web-based platform, Elevate Online, which supports AMP's Elevate insurance.

Plans are in place to roll out tap-and-go payment system for train, tram and bus services in the New Year.

Multi-asset trading and investment firm, Saxo Capital Markets, will offer clients access to trading opportunities in more than 5,000 corporate and government bonds, through the launch of its digital trading solution.

Angus Taylor, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, and a keynote speaker at 22nd September FST Government Australia conference in Canberra, has announced plans to ramp up big data skills.