26 Feb 2016: This week’s highlighted articles

HSBC and first direct bring biometric banking to the mainstream 

HSBC and first direct are planning the UK’s largest roll out of voice biometric security technology.

Customer loyalty demands always-on assurance 

Siva Ganesan, Vice President and Global Head at TCS Assurance Services Unit, blogs about changing customer loyalty patterns and what it means for enterprises.

UK government-backed scheme offers free cyber security guidance to SMEs 

The Government-backed Trustworthy Software Initiative is launching ‘Trustworthy Software Essentials’ giving Britain’s small businesses free access to world-leading guidance, drawn up in consultation with universities, multinationals and government bodies, on how to reduce software flaws that are undermining SME productivity and security.

Nissan disables app following software vulnerabilities

Following concerns that a software fault has left its cars open to hackers, Nissan has disabled the official app for its Leaf electric cars.

And from our sister site, DevOps Online: What is “DevOps”, exactly?

Asaf Yigal, Cofounder and VP Product for log management platform Logz.io, gives a definition of DevOps.