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Move Fast, Keep the Infrastructure (and Security) Simple Simple is a unique business in the banking industry, and delivers customers a focus on best-in-class technology systems and processes. The banking industry is heavily regulated, and Simple has made significant investments in building an infrastructure that is flexible, scalable, and secure. Simple operates a service-oriented architecture on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Simple systems are configured in an immutable architecture built on Ubuntu Linux EC2 hosts in Amazon VPC. It uses Chef for configura on management, and has a con nuous integra on process using Jenkins. One benefit of its immutable architecture is easier security and anomaly detec on, said Simple's Director of Informa on Security, Dave Dyk. As Dyk explained, "In our business, protec ng our customer data is paramount. We were manually monitoring Linux OS event logs, applica on security event logs and intrusion detec on system event logs. However, we weren't consolida ng any of these efforts. "We were checking the boxes for compliance purposes. We had file integrity monitoring for PCI purposes, but weren't doing anything with the output it produced." C A S E S T U DY S I M P L E F I N A N C E T E C H N O LO G Y C O M PA N Y Simple Finance Technology Company is reinven ng online banking with modern web and mobile experiences, no surprise fees, and great customer service. Simple provides customers a stylish Simple Visa ® Card, no fees, and powerful budge ng and savings tools built right into the account—all accessible via web, iPhone, and Android. S E E W H AT Y O U ' R E M I SS I N G . T R Y T H R E AT S TA C K F O R F R E E T O D AY . Call 617.337.4270 or visit for more information.

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