Fake news, media and deep fakes are affecting the way we vote, we shield our views and surround ourselves with like-minded people... Could this be the end of the world as we know it? Will technology ruin us or save us? Bastien dives into this topic with examples, shocks us with demo's and ends with a positive spin on the world that will leave you thinking.Read less
A terrifying dive into the world of hackers and how easy it is to hack into people’s lives, businesses and destroy them. Bastien covers off these threats in an easy-to-understand manner. A hacker is like someone hiding under your bed, do they have petrol, a knife or a key to your safe? Making the connection between the intangible and real-life examples of hacks and some fun and clever strategies to stop them.Read less
Bastien covers off the threats business face today, how he went from door knocking for clients to exiting 14 years later and not “having to work” but choosing to follow his passions. Growing a business, nurturing, becoming successful but also keeping it in today’s harsh landscapes of pandemics, wars and cybercrime all trying to chip away at your profits.Read less
Leading cybersecurity expert shaping Australia's digital age
With a keen obsession with technology, Bastien Treptel’s hacking skills have helped to shape the future of Australian cybersecurity as a cybercrime expert and security advocate.
Bastien began his hacking career at 14 after being inspired by stories of other famous hackers. It would only take him two years before he caught the attention of Australian police officers. As a teenager, Bastien managed to teach himself how to gain access to one of the big banks, accessing sensitive customer information and over 40,000 credit cards across Australia.
Bastien's passion for cybersecurity would lead him to founding CTRL Group, the industry standard shaping Australian cybersecurity. After selling the company for millions in late 2021, Bastien spends his time advocating for greater focus on cybersecurity in the personal and professional lives of Australians everywhere.
As the hosts of two podcasts, ‘Cyberhackers’ and ‘CyberWatch’, Bastien tracks the latest news and tips in cybersecurity to his over 100,000 subscribers.
Frequently invited on national TV and various expert panels, Bastien also presents at keynote engagements where he seeks to inform audiences on the latest cybersecurity trends, threats and tips to stay as protected as possible.
As Australia moves towards an increasingly digital age, Bastien stays on top of cyber-threats by continuing to share the latest updates from within the cybersecurity industry. If you’re looking for someone to keep your audiences safe and informed, Bastien Treptel is the leading expert for your presentation!