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SAS named leader in Forrester Wave for real-time interaction management
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SAS Customer Intelligence 360 achieves top status in The Forrester Wave: Real-Time Interaction Management, Q1 2024, reinforcing its crucial role in delivering hyper-personalised customer experiences.
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Avenue Bank gets full licence, revolutionising Australia's bank guarantee market
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Australia's newest bank, Avenue Bank, revolutionises the bank guarantee market by digitising traditionally lengthy processes, benefiting landlords and small to medium-sized businesses.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
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Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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Exclusive: How Orbus is creating the path to digital transformation
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London-based Orbus is redefining the global digital landscape, with CEO Gareth Burton leading the company's mission to help businesses navigate complex digital transformations.
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NextGen's digital services speed up home loan approvals in Australia
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NextGen's digital lending technology, specifically its Verification of Identity service, NextGenID, boosts home loan approval efficiency, reducing approval times by 25% on the ApplyOnline platform.
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EU Parliament advances on groundbreaking AI Act
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cloud services
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European Parliament's core groups ratified a landmark AI Act, potentially forming the world's first legislation on artificial intelligence technology usage, ahead of April's vote.
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New Notitia branch amid rising demand for tech services
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bi
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Australian tech firm Notitia is to open a third office in Canberra, driven by rising demand for data and tech consulting.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Entrust moves towards acquisition of London firm Onfido
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Minneapolis-based Entrust is in exclusive talks to acquire London's AI-powered identity verification tech leader, Onfido.
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Trend Micro boosts ANZ team with new Managing Director
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cybersecurity
Trend Micro bolsters ANZ leadership team with appointment of Srujan Talakokkula as Managing Director for Commercial business, as it commits to growing local customer base.
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Banking sector leads in personal data trust, says Thales 2024 report
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Global trust in banks for data collection tops the 2024 Thales Digital Trust Index, as privacy fears prompt 26% of consumers to abandon certain brands over the last year.
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Banks urged to adopt modern data architecture ahead of Basel IV
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Cloudera urges global banks to adopt a modern data architecture to bolster resilience against financial downturns and navigate compliance challenges.
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Banking without boundaries crucial moving abroad – report
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Banking without borders is pivotal for 40% of UK adults considering relocation abroad amid concerns about financial difficulties.
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BT Group partners with Optiva for AI & blockchain integrated services
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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UK telecoms giant, BT Group, launches AI and blockchain services in collaboration with cloud specialist, Optiva, targeting banking, healthcare and insurance sectors.
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FinTech Australia & major banks ignite innovation with reverse pitch event
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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westpac
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FinTech Australia, backed by Investment NSW, partners with major banks ANZ, Westpac and tech firm 1835i for a reverse pitch event on 21 February 2024, inviting fintechs to solve local banking issues.
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HID & Olea Kiosks launch collaboration on facial recognition tech
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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biometrics
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HID and Olea Kiosks, provider of self-service kiosks, collaborate on an initiative to revolutionise user experience for multi-industry access control.
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HID & Olea Kiosks merge for advanced facial recognition solutions
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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HID teams up with Olea Kiosks to offer a revolutionary user experience by integrating facial recognition technology in access control and authentication across various industries.
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Volopa and Yapily unite for seamless Open Banking finance experience
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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digital banking
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open banking
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Volopa partners with Open Banking API provider, Yapily, aiming to simplify the payment process for finance teams through seamless connectivity using innovative open banking technology.
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New Netsafe alliance formed to combat rising cyber fraud
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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To combat the rising threat of cyber fraud, a new alliance aims to reinforce consumer safety in banking, cryptocurrency, and telecommunications sectors in NZ.
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Banked unveils finance guide for New Zealand students
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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Ppersonal finance website Banked debuts a free, comprehensive guide to help students effectively manage finances during their transition to tertiary education.
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5G network security market to reach $16 billion by 2028
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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firewall
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
A surge in cyber threats spurs 5G network security market's colossal growth to reach USD16 billion by 2028, a new study reveals.
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Rang-Ay Bank enhances cybersecurity with PLDT Enterprise partnership
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Rang-Ay Bank bolsters digital security with ePLDT's Vulnerability Management as-a-Service through a strategic partnership.
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Quest, Waave and Chemist Warehouse to launch Open Banking payment option
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Waave, Quest Payment Systems and Chemist Warehouse team up to deliver Australia's first Open Banking checkout option.
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What's in for Australia’s banking, finance and insurance industry in 2024
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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digital banking
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So, what’s on the horizon for an industry that’s powering the economy whilst also needing to continually adapt and evolve as consumer demand grows?.