Technology
Global tech wars disrupt $600m market
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
The race is on for the most dominant financial services provider to the $600 million millennial market segment in Australia, with local players facing stiff competition from US and Chinese fintechs.
Cybercrime protection inadequate: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
More than half of Financial Standard readers are not confident they are adequately protected from cybercrime, the latest spot poll reveals.
The lucky country for fintechs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
A new report points to Australia as a leader in supporting the development of fintech solutions and exploring their potential.
Train staff on privacy risks: OAIC
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has called for staff training on how to identify and prevent privacy risks, as financial services recorded the second highest number of data breaches in the third quarter of 2018.
Fintechs in the money, gain confidence
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
The fintech sector is bullish it can grab market share from big banks and incumbents with the advent of open banking and as the fallout from the Royal Commission plays out, EY's latest fintech census shows.
Bravura live on NZ bank
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 29 OCT 2018
One of New Zealand's oldest banks has appointed Bravura Solutions' Sonata as the core administration platform for 500,000 retail and employer members.
Blockchain can power internal systems: Digital Asset
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
The chief executive of the company behind ASX's blockchain replacement for CHESS says the technology could go beyond its traditional cross-organisation usage and solve problems inside large, complex financial services companies.
CBA ramps up blockchain
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
Commonwealth Bank is close to completing more blockchain projects, after it delivered the world's first bond issue based on the technology alongside World Bank in August.
RBA calls for more innovation
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
The Reserve Bank of Australia paved the way for faster payments between financial institutions after rebooting its settlement systems early this year. Now it wants industry innovation to step up.
Cybersecurity fit for a $16bn insurer
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
The SIBOS audience got a glimpse into how an ASX-listed insurer set up its safety net against cybersecurity threats in partnership with Ernst and Young, and the side benefits that came with it.
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