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RMIT Online has announced the launch of a new cybersecurity short course as part of its Future Skills portfolio. Palo Alto Networks and NAB are key collaborators and mentors on the course which will cover a variety of topics within the cybersecurity ecosystem. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

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Fintech startup Earnd has raised $2.5 million from a number of investors including NAB Ventures and Zip Co executives and Pocketbook founders Alvin Singh and Bosco Tan. Earnd enables employees access to their pay packet as they earn it to minimise the need for payday lenders. Other investors include, John

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The big four banks are backing a new educational initiative, the Schools Cyber Security program, designed to teach high school students about cyber security skills and encourage them to pursue a career in IT. The Australian Computer Academy (ACA) developed the $1.35 million national program which will be taught to

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Retail data shows sales fell in December after a strong performance in November, driven by online shopping events. Online sales dropped 1.4 per cent from November to December, according to NAB’s Online Retail Sales Index, while ABS figures showed overall retail spending declined 0.4 per cent in December. This is

Global accelerator program Startupbootcamp is launching a new fintech accelerator backed by NAB, Bupa, YBF, Deloitte, AWS, Cisco and Capgemini. Based in Melbourne, the new accelerator will focus on financial health and wellbeing. Along with industry partners, selected startups will be looking at the intersection between open banking, consumer data

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The National Australia Bank is all in on public cloud. NAB will move at least 35 per cent of its IT workloads to a public cloud within the next two years. The shift will improve the bank’s innovation and agility, and better prepare it for open banking, according to NAB

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Public cloud providers trumpet benefits of cost, flexibility and scale. But less clear is the point at which it makes sense to move workloads and applications to the cloud or whether some things are better left on-premise. During Amazon Web Services’ annual conference in Las Vegas this week Which-50 asked

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NAB will soon accept Alipay as a payment method through its point-of-sale terminals as part of a new deal between the two finance companies. The bank announced today it is testing the Chinese payment method with a small group of its business merchant customers in November, before a wider roll

Australia’s big banks are envied for the sheer amount of customer data they possess, but often they struggle to put it to good use, according to Johnathon Davey, Executive General Manager Digital & Innovation at NAB. To address the challenge NAB is increasingly relying on partners and third parties for

National Australia Bank and Microsoft have collaborated to design a proof of concept ATM using cloud and artificial intelligence technology where customers can withdraw money through facial recognition and a pin, removing the need for a card. NAB said the cloud-based application, developed using Azure Cognitive Services, has been designed