Telstra has lost Asia Pacific chief info security officer Berin Lautenbach, a person of two high profile departures from its security purpose in current months.
Lautenbach announced his departure on LinkedIn, declaring he had completed up on Wednesday this week and would commit “the up coming few months with a target on family” just before deciding on where to head up coming.
“It has been an complete privilege to run the cyber security team at Telstra,” Lautenbach stated.
“I’ve figured out additional about security and management than I ever hoped for when I initial began and I have had the opportunity to perform with some of the smartest folks in the industry.”
A Telstra spokesperson verified Lautenbach’s departure to iTnews.
“Berin Lautenbach resigned in March to commit additional time with his spouse and children, but stayed on to support with handover,” the spokesperson stated.
“Recruitment is now underway to come across his substitute.”
Lautenbach is the second high-profile departure from Telstra’s cyber security purpose in the earlier couple of months, following Grant McKechnie left in March.
McKechnie had been Telstra’s basic manager for its cyber security operations and risk management for practically 3 yrs.
His responsibilities included Telstra’s cyber risk response centre and a Canberra-primarily based cyber security operations centre (CSOC).
It is understood that Lautenbach and McKechnie’s departures are not relevant.
Nonetheless, McKechnie’s departure seems to be joined to an internal restructure.
“Structural alterations had been designed earlier this year to greater align the team and Grant McKechnie departed soon following this,” Telstra’s spokesperson stated.
McKechnie has because landed at drinks retailer Endeavour Team, household of brand names such as Dan Murphy’s, Cellarmasters and BWS.