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  • 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
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  • CommBank Launches New-look NetBank

    The Commonwealth Bank has announced an upgrade of its customer service portal, NetBank, aimed at creating a single site, sign on and password to access a wider range of the bank’s websites and services.

    Written by Tim Lohman18 May 09 16:33

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  • Outsourcing by Financial Services Companies: Impact of the OCC and FRB Guidelines

    Outsourcing has become a critical component of management of financial institution operations. Consequently, the Office of the Controller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) recently issued guidance on how financial institutions should manage third-party risks. • Institutions are outsourcing increasingly complex and sensitive banking and financial operations to third parties • The guidance issued by each agency has particular relevance to outsourcing transactions and provides companies with a roadmap of the key areas of concern to regulators • Many of the suggestions in the OCC and FRB guidance concern provisions of outsourcing agreements where vendors often push back