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  • 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
  • ANZ adds Samsung Pay

    ANZ has added Samsung Pay to its offering, leading the big four in its coverage of the major contactless mobile payments options.

    Written by George Nott18 July 17 09:46
  • Westpac digital drive helping contain costs

    ​Westpac customers are flocking to online banking, allowing the group to contain costs by closing branches, the company said in its interim financial report this morning.

    Written by George Nott08 May 17 13:16
  • Aussie banks give ground in Apple Pay stoush

    The Aussie banks butting heads with Apple over its Apple Pay platform have narrowed their request for authorisation to collectively negotiate with the tech giant.

    Written by Hafizah Osman13 Feb. 17 11:34
  • Suncorp backs NFC payments, Apple Pay

    Suncorp Bank has revealed it will soon support contactless mobile payments on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

    Written by Adam Bender15 Dec. 14 09:56
  • Where are mobile payments heading in 2015?

    It looks like an exciting year ahead for the mobile payments space, as analysts predict Apple Pay to be the leader in mobile wallets, banks to give up some control to gain influence in the market, and more people using the Bitcoin blockchain concept to develop new financial products.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett02 Dec. 14 11:40
  • St George CIO banks on ‘mobile only’

    St George Bank, viewed as the 'innovation hub' of Westpac, has adopted a 'mobile only' strategy, according to CIO Dhiren Kulkarni.

    Written by Adam Bender02 Dec. 14 09:00