Jean-Baptiste Bres

Chief Information Security Officer

💡 Digital Identity and Authentication

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Time to go through the concepts of Digital Identity and Authentication, and how they are generally implemented in IT environments to automate access to websites, services and applications.

While this article does not require any specific technical knowledge, it is not a trivial topic, and I have purposely tried to not oversimplify some of the concepts. I have done my best to keep it easy to read, but feel free to send some feedback if some parts are too complex and you would like further clarifications.

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CPS 234 NSW Morning Briefing

I am looking forward to be one of the speakers at the CPS 234 NSW Morning Briefing in Sydney on 20/02/2020 with 3 great experts: Neil Hopkins, Susie Costa and Wayne Bozza.

With the passing of the July 1st deadline, ARPA regulated entities must meet the mandatory Prudential Standard CPS 234. The Standards have been created to improve resilience against information security threats, and those entities need to put the correct implementation strategy in place to safeguard themselves in the information age.

A key objective is to minimise the likelihood and impact of information security incidents on the confidentiality, integrity or availability of information assets, including information assets managed by related parties or third parties.

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 😄


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.


DevSecOps

💡 What is Identity Theft? (a beginner guide)

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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! 🥳

Read more at https://www.xinja.com.au/news/2019/xinja-gets-full-banking-licence/

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