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  • Westpac prepares to launch ‘banking as a service’ platform

    Westpac plans to launch a standalone cloud-based digital ‘banking as a service’ platform that will allow third parties, such as Westpac’s institutional clients and fintechs, to offer the bank’s products to their customers.

    Written by Rohan Pearce04 Nov. 19 12:03
  • Westpac CEO says tech investment has slashed outages

    Westpac experienced zero Severity 1 IT incidents in the second half of FY18 and the first half of FY19, which group CEO Brian Hartzer says reflects the bank’s technology investment program​.

    Written by Rohan Pearce06 May 19 11:32
  • NAB accelerates cloud migration

    NAB has continued to slash its legacy application footprint and migrate systems to the cloud.

    Written by Rohan Pearce02 May 19 11:54
  • Finance CIOs must review security controls now

    Tech chiefs working in financial services must immediately assess their current security controls to ensure they comply with cybersecurity requirements set out by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), says NCC Group's Joss Howard.​

    Written by Lilia Guan18 April 19 14:59
  • Bank of Sydney hunts for CTO

    The Bank of Sydney is on the hunt for a chief technology officer. The new CTO will be reporting to the bank’s CFO and will be responsible for leading and driving tech strategy.

    Written by Lilia Guan03 April 19 16:17
  • How Salesforce is helping deliver National Australia Bank’s ‘One NAB’ vision

    Last week marked a key milestone for a National Australia Bank push to modernise and rationalise its CRM landscape – a strategy underpinned by Salesforce’s cloud-based CRM system. After modest beginnings last year, NAB has finished migrating all of its small business bankers to Salesforce.

    Written by Rohan Pearce07 March 19 06:30
  • APRA issues new cyber security standard for banks

    The boards of banks and other entities regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority are ultimately responsible for an organisation’s information security, states a new standard released today by APRA.

    Written by Rohan Pearce07 Nov. 18 11:26
  • Open banking means keeping up with fintechs

    The Australian government is introducing ‘open banking’ to give citizens what it says is greater access to and control over their banking data.

    Written by Lorraine Pauls Longhurst06 March 18 15:28
  • NAB seeks to boost tech workforce

    NAB has announced it will “immediately hire” 600 specialists in the fields of software engineering, data, architecture and security.

    Written by Rohan Pearce10 Nov. 17 09:50