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  • Bank of Queensland to use social media, overhaul IT

    The Bank of Queensland seeks to use social media and other forms of online engagement to serve customers across more channels, according to the bank’s CEO, Stuart Grimshaw.

    Written by Adam Bender13 Dec. 12 11:43
  • F5 moves beyond load balancing, into security

    F5 plans to bear down on the security and cloud markets in Australia and New Zealand, F5 officials said at the F5 Agility Forum on the Sunshine Coast.

    Written by Adam Bender31 Oct. 12 13:30
  • DDoS attacks against banks raise question: Is this cyberwar?

    It's been a month of crippling denial-of-service attacks on websites operated by U.S. banks and financial services firms. A terrorist organization called Al-Qassam takes credit online, but now the attacks are being blamed on Iran.

    Written by Ellen Messmer24 Oct. 12 17:56
  • NCR to speed ATM deposits for ANZ

    ANZ bank has tapped long-time partner NCR to help build the bank’s “next-generation” cash machines. NCR announced a five-year agreement with the bank to build ATM machines that can handle complex deposits more quickly.

    Written by Adam Bender23 Oct. 12 10:44
  • Former CIO urges enterprises towards PCI compliance

    Australian banks may have been working through their own Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance issues, but that won’t stop them from fining business merchants from failing to meet the terms of the security initiative, according to an industry specialist.

    Written by Hamish Barwick14 April 11 12:45
  • Shared banking cloud possible, not practical: Westpac CIO

    Pooling infrastructure and applications into a common public cloud for Australia’s banks is not a far-fetched idea, but the practicality of getting all parties to agree will prevent its reality, according to the head of IT at Westpac bank.

    Written by Rodney Gedda15 Dec. 10 09:00
  • Suncorp Bank offers online budgeting app

    Suncorp Bank’s Internet banking suite now has an integrated online financial management application that allows people to set budgets and monitor spending patterns.

    Written by Rodney Gedda13 Dec. 10 10:06
  • UK hails first cybercrime cooperation with banks

    U.K. police are hailing the sentencing of four people who used a sophisticated Trojan horse program to siphon money out of online bank accounts and send it to Eastern European countries and Russia.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk17 Nov. 09 07:44