The financial services regulatory and governance environment

Technology used by financial services must do more than crunch the numbers – it’s the systems your reputation and trust are built on. The foundation of those systems? Compliance, strong governance and proactive security that protects your networks, your data and your customers.

In a time of global tech acceleration and disruption, the financial service sector is taking a fresh look at their IT stack and how it measures up against compliance, customer and operational demands.

Compliance is the key imperative for the financial services ecosystem – new threats are emerging as workforces become more distributed, and attack sophistication demands advanced protection.

Highly regulated IT environment solutions that build expertise, authority and trust.

Financial services partnerships we’re proud of

Harbour IT is trusted by 30+ Australian financial services organisations to simplify the compliance burden and check all the boxes as part of a multi-layered governance and security strategy.

Want to know what it’s like to work with us? Hear it from Harbour IT customers.

Pepper Money:
“Our 10-year partnership with an award-winning lender”




“Over the last two years, working with Microsoft partner Harbour IT, Pepper has transitioned a significant portion of its workloads across to Azure, with ongoing work of leveraging further platform capabilities.”


Jeremy Francis
CIO

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Unity Bank:
“Joining forces for a hybrid
transformation”




“Harbour IT has played a crucial role in ensuring we can continue to stand in front of customers, brokers and investors and demonstrate that we take security, risk and compliance very seriously. In our industry, security is more than an expectation – it’s the ticket to the game.”

David WillcoxCIO, Unity Bank

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Support to meet complex compliance challenges

The compliance burden is real across banks, superannuation funds, credit lenders, and insurers. Regulated industries must do more than stay across legislative change; they must be prepared to move fast to understand and apply evolving policies.

In an increasingly complex regulatory ecosystem, the onus is on companies to deliver compliance visibility and transparency; a high priority given the accountability some regulations assign to management and Boards.

Do you have the inhouse skills to understand and apply compliance changes to your systems and processes?

COMPLIANCE AND REGULATIONS

  • Snapshot:
    Are you keeping up?

  • APRA – CPS 234
  • Essential 8
  • GDPR
  • ASIC – regulatory guides
  • Essential 8
  • ISO/EIC 27001
  • SOC 2

Why Harbour IT?

Your IT leaders are supported to navigate the complexity of compliance and meet the performance requirements of their business, staff and customers. The dedicated Harbour IT Governance & Compliance team supports you to assess regulatory changes and how to apply them to your existing systems and processes to stay compliant.

Our experts work with your team to ensure compliance is driving internal governance – with the right IT solutions to keep you agile in a highly regulated environment.

John Levido, Security Architect, on the increasing cyber threat and importance of effective vulnerability management.

Adrian Capalino, Head of Pre Sales, outlines our approach and framework for helping customers transition to a highly regulated IT environment.

Peter Kenny, Head of Governance, identifies three key mitigation strategies for meeting your compliance obligations.

Ricki Gavazis, Head of Cloud, identifies the main challenges organisations are facing in their cloud transformation and how to address them

Finance tech stack solutions

Balance business goals with compliance and performance: Harbour IT professional services consultancy

Our experienced engineers have delivered secure, compliant and high performance IT environments for hundreds of regulated Australian businesses.

Creating comprehensive, end to end solutions that align with customer and staff needs, and broader business goals.

CloudMetro:
Secure and Powerful Private Cloud

CloudMetro powers rich customer experiences and performance without compromising compliance, data protection, or security. Performance meets protection with Australia’s next generation private cloud – purpose built for highly regulated industries like financial services.

  • PCI compliance – meet governance and compliance needs
  • 27001 certification – swap risk for peace of mind
  • APRA prudential guidelines – free up time, talent and budgets
  • GDPR aligned – best practice customer data management
  • Annual certification audits – stay ahead of the pack

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CloudMetro technology is supported by Cisco

High performance Hybrid cloud

Our own CloudMetro combines with Azure Public Cloud to deliver a high performing hybrid cloud environment that you can manage through our intuitive Cloud Management Platform; workloads and applications sit in the right environment to meet data, business performance, and protection requirements.

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Endpoint Security Services

Secure Endpoint Services detect, provision, deploy, update, and troubleshoot your organisation’s endpoint devices — as part of a multi-layered security strategy.

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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) provides a unified view of your security profile and supports compliance, privacy and productivity through defence from malicious attacks.

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Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS)

Vulnerability management as-a-service (VMaas) supports organisations facing data management risks who want control of their IT attack surface

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How the right IT supports your next move

  • Integrated systems to boost internal security efficiency
  • Simplified compliance to reduce your risk profile
  • Meet customer expectations for privacy, payments and services
  • Secure cross-border data exchanges for global reach
  • Better data asset management and analysis to pinpoint opportunities for growth
  • Responsive to evolving threats to shut down sophisticated attacks
  • Empower your people and your customers to safely use mobile technologies
  • Seamless IT builds trust that your brand is compliant

“Protect your time, stay secure, and be more productive”

Smart detection and security event management are critical to any organisation’s security management framework.

John Levido, Harbour IT

The financial services compliance
and performance specialists

Trusted by hundreds of Australian enterprises, Harbour IT is a leader in information services for the regulated financial services sector. Across banking, credit lenders, insurance and superannuation, our clients trust us to align their IT stack with APRA, ASIC and regulations like the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

As the pace of digital transformation has accelerated exponentially, it’s vital to meet compliance demands across jurisdictions and find a balance that delivers secure customer experience (CX).

Welcome to compliance without compromise.

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Unlock IT solutions to drive compliance, governance and security

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