Jean-Baptiste Bres

Chief Information Security Officer

What the Marriott Breach Says About Security

Marriott disclosed earlier this week a four-year-long breach. It involved the personal and financial information of 500 million guests of some of its hotel properties.
What could have gone so wrong that such a breach remained unnoticed for so long? This great article shares some considerations around the security postures that companies take on, and why they work... or not.

💡 APRA CPS 234: Are you ready?


The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) just published the final version of the Prudential Standard CPS 234 (Information Security), that will be enforceable by 1 July 2019. Have you assessed your readiness? This article reviews the main expectations from the regulator and provides some guidance on how to ensure timely compliance.

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Facebook Security Breach Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users

Facebook is breached, putting 50 Million users’ data at risk. Great time to ask yourself what data you are making available on the net, and what would you do if it ends ends available to all because of a breach? Maybe it’s time to close your social network accounts that are not providing you any real value?...

Open Position: Database Administrator

I am looking for an experience DataBase Engineer to join our fantastic data team. Great opportunity to get a great job in a leading financial institution and to work on exciting technologies!
Apply at or feel free to contact me if you have any question!

Open Position: Senior Information Security Analyst (Sydney)

I am looking for a Senior Information Security Analyst to complement my team. We have lot of interesting projects and activities coming up! Let me know if you are interested. (no agencies please)

Open Position: Senior Security Analyst (Melbourne)

First State Super is looking for a Senior Security Analyst in Melbourne. Great opportunity to work for in a performing and innovative security team and on a large scale of interesting topics!
(Apply at - no agency please)

💡 Security 101 – Why is it not safe to share sensitive information by email?


You are regularly being reminded by your security team that sharing sensitive information by email is not safe. But why? Well, good question. Here are some answers

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💡 Understanding Meltdown and Spectre


As an executive or senior manager, what should I know and what should my company be doing about Meltdown and Spectre?
If you are not an IT Security specialist and you have been trying to understand what all the fuss is about - you are probably struggling to find articles that are not overly technical or too generic. Hopefully, this one will be answer your questions.

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