• BIAN recruits Misys: bank software organisation has “critical mass”

    European rules on data sharing and the drive to automated testing are two reasons the software vendor believes shared standards for financial software are inevitable. BIAN executive director Hans Tesselar is pictured, left.

    BIAN recruits Misys: bank software organisation has “critical mass”
    BIAN recruits Misys: bank software organisation has “critical mass”
  • ING to consolidate payments platforms

    Dutch bank moves from waterfall to agile- Tom van Kuipers, development engineer at ING, talks about how the shift improved delivery times and sped up development and testing, and why continuous deployment is still not possible in payments.

    ING bank card
    ING bank card
  • Special Preview: The QA Financial Forum New York, November 29th

    Adam Auerbach (pictured) is Capital One’s Senior Technical Director responsible for advanced testing and release services and a keynote speaker at our conference in New York November 29th. He’ll explain why the moving to the cloud and moving to continuous delivery go hand-in-hand.

    Capital One's Adam Auerbach
    Capital One's Adam Auerbach

U.S. Banks Face New Demands to Guard Themselves From Hackers

Hackers who relentlessly pursue banks may run into tougher defenses as the Federal Reserve and other U.S. regulators force the biggest lenders to plug any vulnerabilities.

U.K. Software Security Company NCC Plunges on Contract Losses

NCC Group Plc, the Manchester, England-based security consultancy lost 327 million pounds ($401.4 million) in market capital on Thursday, after warning investors that three large contracts had been canceled. Shares in the company fell as much as 36 percent, the most since it floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2004.

MetricStream secures India op risk sale

Bajaj Finance engages US regulatory compliance app developer to keep pace with operational risk.

Banks Normally at Odds Build Joint Force to Fight Cybercrime

TROELS OERTING has a problem. As the group chief security officer for Barclays, he has a squad of elite ex-government agents patrolling the company’s digital perimeter. He also has a hefty budget to acquire state-of-the-art technology to protect Britain’s second-biggest bank from cyber attacks.

How OakNorth Bank became the first bank in the UK to move to the cloud and why they did it

Contributed Article By Francesca Gandolfo, Chief Operations Officer of OakNorth Bank

Amazon Teams With VMware for Hybrid Cloud to Rival Microsoft

Amazon.com Inc. is teaming up with VMware Inc. to let customers combine VMware’s software for corporate networks with Amazon’s internet-based cloud-computing services, a bid by Amazon to better compete with rival Microsoft Corp. in hybrid cloud solutions.

Accenture and Applause announce strategic partnership

Consultancy firm invests in crowdsourced testing provider in $35 million round of funding. Applause’s vice president of marketing, Peter Blair (pictured), explains how the partnership got started and what the future holds.

Infosys Cuts Sales Forecast Again as Clients Trim Spending

Infosys Ltd. cut its annual sales forecast for the second time in three months as growth slows in the banking and financial services sectors and clients adopt a more cautious spending approach. Shares slumped.