The Commonwealth Bank today announced a number of new security improvements for its internet banking service, NetBank.
These latest enhancements are part of the Bank’s continuous program of review of security that keeps it at the forefront and follows previous security enhancements that occurred with the launch of the new NetBank service back in May.
The advanced security features introduced to NetBank include:
"The security enhancements are part of the Commonwealth Bank’s ongoing commitment to delivering premium security for NetBank’s 2.3 million customers," said Commonwealth Bank’s Quentin Boyes, Executive General Manager, Business & Technology Services.
"For customers, the security improvements are simple to use and deliver immediate protection in the unlikely event of their account being subject to attempted fraudulent activity," said Mr Boyes.
"All NetBank customers nominate personalised security questions when registering for NetBank, so they do not need any additional preparation to take advantage of these features."
According to Mr Boyes, the Bank is also examining further changes to be introduced in 2006, including:
"We are dedicated to ensuring a secure and easy-to-use NetBank service for our customers," said Mr Boyes.
To find out more about these security additions, visit http://www.commbank.com.au/netbanksecurity.
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Notes to Editors:
NetBank is Australia’s most visited online banking site with approximately 35,000 new customers being added each month.