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Nationwide: Dynamic security assures safer digital banking

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BT managed security services help Nationwide guard against ever-changing security threats

A comprehensive security risk framework

Mobile and online banking are seeing significant and continuing growth. But so are threats to IT and network security. With members using more services digitally alongside established channels, Debra Bailey, CIO at Nationwide, is taking a fresh look.

Seeking expertise, proven by a successful track record, Debra turned to BT. Based on a longstanding foundation of trust, the two companies joined forces to further protect Nationwide both now and in the future. The security of the company’s members and their information assets continues to be of prime importance.

Debra Bailey, Chief Information Officer, Nationwide Building Society

We regard it very much as a partnership. That’s made stronger by the fact that the two organisations have similar cultures. And we know BT has the capability and expertise across the globe in an area that Nationwide doesn’t.”
- Debra Bailey, Chief Information Officer, Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide: Partnering with BT to protect its members

The world’s largest building society teams up with BT to protect its assets from the security threat landscape.

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Fast facts

  • Nationwide is the world’s largest building society with 15 million members and 17,000 employees
  • Nationwide and BT have a longstanding relationship and strong mutual trust
  • Ever more services are available digitally so Nationwide has an intense focus on security
  • Six-year BT contract covers all aspects of IT and network security, incorporating design, implementation, and 24-hour proactive and reactive monitoring
  • BT operational teams are permanently based in the Nationwide enterprise command centre
  • Comprehensive risk framework aims to over-achieve regulatory security standards

Seeking security safeguards

Recent high-profile cases have highlighted the need for banks and other financial services institutions to be super-safe when it comes to security.

Assuring defenses against security-threats

Malcontents with mischief at heart are bad enough, but it’s cyber-criminals who pose the most threatening scenarios. Not only playing havoc with customers’ personal information the damage to banks’ reputations can take a long time to repair.

When it comes to security it’s wise to follow the leader

BT was there at the start of the internet. The cyber-security expertise it’s attained since then puts it at the industry’s forefront and in a position to protect its customers in the years ahead.

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