Jean-Baptiste Bres

Chief Information Security Officer

Ditch Dad Banking

We are launching today our “Ditch Dad Banking” campaign and our stashes (saving accounts) with great interest rates and no fees or hidden rules! Awesome work all! Never been a best time to ditch your old bank πŸ˜„

DevOps role @ Xinja

A new security-related role we are recruiting for at Xinja: we are looking for a DevSecOps engineer. You’ll be embedded in the DevOps team to facilitate continuous delivery of secure, quality software to the Xinja Banking Platform using DevSecOps practices and principles. You’ll need to have a broad cross section of skills along with a strong consultative approach.
You’ll work with software engineers and security experts to ensure that the right practices are in place and to take the security lead on automating the path to production to enable deployment of changes with no manual intervention and in a highly secure manner.
We run a small, crack team of DevOps engineers to help us to build out a world class continuous integration and delivery pipeline for the Xinja Banking Platform as we continue to scale at pace. You will ensure security standards are upheld and secure coding practices maintained.

If you think this is something for you,
contact me or visit Xinja career website for more information.


πŸ’‘ What is Identity Theft? (a beginner guide)

With Christmas coming fast, it is a great time to remember identity crime is a critical threat to the everyone. A short beginner guide on how to protect yourself against identity theft and what to do if your identity get stollen.

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Is Australia struggling from a bout of breach fatigue

Another good read this week…

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The rise of the Neobanks: How they challenge traditional banking

Some good reading for the week on how neo banks are going to challenge traditional banking in Australia.

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Unto the breach: let’s face up to data security

We just published an article that talks about data security and how we, at Xinja, are protecting our customers. Let us know what you think!

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Cyber Attack Conference Sydney 2019

I am very honoured to be one of the speakers at the upcoming Cyber Attack 2019 Conference in Sydney on October 17th. I will be facilitating a round table discussion on how to implement a security Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy.

Let's. Go.

Xinja has officially a full banking licence! We will be opening our first bank accounts today! πŸ₯³



Xinja is #5 top startups to work for now!

Xinja is #5 top startups to work for now! πŸ†πŸ†

Australian banks face secret penetration tests

An interesting initiative from NPP (which coordinate the open access infrastructure for fast payments in Australia, PayID). Following the PayID lookup attacks that occurred in the last months, they might now perform secret penetration tests to ensure that participating banks are up to the right level of protection. πŸ’‘