Joss (Yosef) Bernstein, Head of IT Regulation Division
CPA, CISA, CRISC, CISSP
Joss (Yosef) Bernstein has over 20 years’ experience in IT Audit and Information Security Risk Management, Project Rollout of IT Best Practice Standards and Regulatory Requirements in Financial Institutions. Joss has fulfilled Senior Manager positions in the Internal Audit and Operational Risk Departments of leading South African Banks. Since making Aliyah in 2010, Joss has fulfilled ITGRC Consultant positions at BDO, SECOZ and BUGSEC and has accumulated vast experience in SOX ITGC Audit and Information Security Risk Surveys in leading Israeli companies in the Hi-Tech, Pharma, Medical Health Advisory and Financial Sectors.
Joss has conducted Audit and Risk Assessment Projects in the area of Mission-Critical Organization-Wide Regulatory Compliance Processes, such as: ATM Network Internal Certificate Authority Audit (secure generation and distribution of CA-signed encryption certificates to ATM Server and ATM’s); UK Data Protection Act (UK DPA) Regulatory Compliance Assessment regarding the secure storage of Personal Health Data Records within a Cloud SAAS solution; Management of Integrated Internal Audit Team (IT, Business, Forensics) that identified the weak security vulnerabilities and fraud response process that enabled key logger and payment fraud attacks against corporate internet banking clients; Payment Sanctions Compliance Audit of cross-border SWIFT payments made to/from ‘blacklisted persons” (UN, OFAC, BOE).
Joss is an Expert at applying Effective Methodologies to identify, report and mitigate Significant IT Risk Exposures in Critical Business Processes and Organization-Wide Regulatory Compliance Processes.
Joss has substantial knowledge and experience in the roles of IT Audit, Risk Assessment and Project Risk Advisory for the implementation of COBIT5, ISO27001, PCI and CSA Standards.
Joss is the Integrity Head of IT Compliance Division, and provides ISAE 3402 Independent Assurance, Regulatory Compliance and IT Best Practice Advisory Services to leading Israeli SAAS Service Providers.