Kieran Jacobsen

Information & Communications Technology

PowerShell Azure Automation security devops devsecops

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Boring Security Talk

We all know that securing our applications is a necessity, but it can be incredibly boring. With time and budget constraints, we often focus on the more exciting security aspects and tools. In this talk, we'll be looking at some of the aspects to our application security that are often overlooked; the software we depend upon, CI/CD infrastructure, sending email and resolving DNS. Vulnerabilities here might not result in a newsworthy breach, yet they are still worth discussing and defending.

Kieran Jacobsen

Head of Information Technology at Telstra Purple. Microsoft MVP. Conference junkie and speaker. Gay 🏳‍🌈. He/Him.

Kieran Jacobsen (he/him) is the Head of Information Technology at Telstra Purple and a Microsoft MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management. Kieran’s interests focus on automating processes and the integration of security processes within DevOps. Kieran describes himself as a jack-of-all-trades, and a keen explorer of technology. Kieran can be seen speaking at regular conferences including NDC Sydney, CrikeyCon and DDD Melbourne.

Kieran is the founder and maintainer of Planet PowerShell ( an aggregator of community written PowerShell content. Kieran writes on his blog Posh Security ( Kieran lives with his husband and cat in Melbourne, Australia.

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