Jetstar’s main data protection officer of about four a long time Yvette Lejins has left to sign up for world cyber protection organization Proofpoint.
Lejins joined Proofpoint as its “resident CISO” for the Asia Pacific area on Monday, primarily based out of the company’s Sydney place of work.
In the part, she will support drive the Proofpoint’s “people-centric” protection eyesight, method and initiatives throughout its APAC-primarily based customer, especially elaborate enterprises.
Lejins will come to Proofpoint with twenty five years’ knowledge in data protection roles in each general public and personal sector organisations, each in Australia and abroad.
She has expended the previous four-and-a-fifty percent a long time as Jetstar’s CISO, a part that turned broader in September 2020, when she was appointed Qantas’ head of cyber business defend.
Cyber business defend is a group-large initiative covering Jetstar Team, Qantas Loyalty and Qantas Electronic.
Prior to joining Jetstar in 2017, Lejins worked a 12 months-and-a-fifty percent as the CISO and customer knowledge head at Asciano, and ahead of that was a protection supervisor at Atlassian for a 12 months.
She also expended seven a long time at the Australian Electronic Overall health Agency’s predecessor, the National E-Overall health Transition Authority, and 5 a long time at the then NSW Legal professional-General’s Division.
Announcing the appointment, Proofpoint’s world resident CISO Lucia Milică mentioned Lejins’ expertise and track document functioning with vital infrastructure organisations will “help our clients navigate today’s hard menace landscape”.
“Simply place, Yvette will be a essential advisor to support us produce on our people today-centric protection eyesight for Asia Pacific clients, towards outstanding demand from customers for our expert services,” Milică mentioned in a assertion.
Lejins mentioned she was “delighted to be joining Proofpoint to support organisation throughout the APAC area force their people today-centric protection strategies to the next level”.
“Throughout my vocation, I have been advocating for protection approaches which place people today at the centre, so working… at Proofpoint to drive this change in frame of mind feels like the fantastic match,” she mentioned.