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Twitter chief information security officer Lea Kissner departs
Twitter’s most senior cybersecurity staffer Lea Kissner has departed the social media giant. Kissner announced the move in a tweet on Thursday, saying they made the “hard decision” t
Twitter whistleblower says platform was unable to guard against insider threats on January 6
Among the many damning allegations in the newly released Twitter whistleblower complaint, is the disquieting revelation that Twitter was unable to seal its production environment to guard against any
Twitter lays off 30% of its talent acquisition team
Twitter laid off 30% of its talent acquisition team today, two months into a companywide hiring freeze. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed these layoffs but declined to share the exact number of employe
Wing Security launches its end-to-end SaaS security platform, raises $26M
As businesses increasingly rely on an ever-growing number of SaaS products, it has become imperative for security teams to get a better understanding of which applications a company’s employees
Don’t buy a breach or a bad reputation: A more effective approach to M&A due diligence
You can begin intelligence-driven investigation and evaluation much earlier without needing network access or information sharing.
Why are cybersecurity asset management startups so hot right now?
The proliferation of new asset types, along with the widespread shift to remote work, has resulted in assets becoming more highly distributed, making them even more difficult to manage and inventory.
Connecting the dots on diversity in cybersecurity recruitment
To tackle the cybersecurity skills shortage, we need to recruit from a wider, more diverse talent pool.
GoDaddy says data breach exposed over a million user accounts
Web hosting giant GoDaddy has reported a data breach, and warns that data on 1.2 million customers may have been accessed. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, GoDaddy’s chie
TechCrunch+ roundup: Midwest VC boom, advice for CISOs, Facebook’s next chapter
Healthcare spending accounts for almost 18% of U.S. GDP, so it’s no surprise that digital health is attracting record levels of investment. This year, VCs invested $14.7 billion in healthtech startu
Twitter’s Rinki Sethi on why CISOs win when security is a shared responsibility
Sethi draws on her decade-plus cybersecurity experience to talk about the role of the modern CISO and how the next-generation of CISOs can stay ahead.
Echelon exposed riders’ account data, thanks to a leaky API
Peloton wasn’t the only at-home workout giant exposing private account data. Rival exercise giant Echelon also had a leaky API that let virtually anyone access riders’ account information.
Bring CISOs into the C-suite to bake cybersecurity into company culture
Cyber strategy and company strategy are inextricably linked. Consequently, chief information security officers (CISOs) in the C-Suite will be just as common and influential as CFOs in maximizing share
Decrypted: Apple and Facebook’s privacy feud, Twitter hires Mudge, mysterious zero-days
Trump’s election denialism saw him retaliate in a way that isn’t just putting the remainder of his presidency in jeopardy, it’s already putting the next administration in harm’
Decrypted: The major ransomware attack you probably didn’t hear about
Watching the news this past week was like drinking from a firehose. Speaking of which, you probably missed a busy week in cybersecurity, so here are the big stories from the past week. THE BIG PICTURE
After breach, Twitter hires a new cybersecurity chief
Following a high-profile breach in July, Twitter has hired Rinki Sethi as its new chief information security officer. Sethi most recently served as chief information security officer at cloud data man
It’s time to better identify the cost of cybersecurity risks in M&A deals
Over the past decade, a number of high-profile cybersecurity issues have arisen during mega-M&A deals, heightening concerns among corporate executives.
The cybersecurity industry needs to reinvent itself
If we don’t reinvent cybersecurity, things will get worse before they get better.
Taking on the perfect storm in cybersecurity
In this sophisticated threat landscape, you can’t be reactive – you must be proactive.
Decrypted: Police hack criminal phone network; Randori raises $20M Series A
Last week was, for most Americans, a four-day work week. But a lot still happened in the security world. The U.S. government’s cybersecurity agencies warned of two critical vulnerabilities — o
12 top cybersecurity VCs discuss investing, valuations and no-go zones
Cybersecurity is by far the most important area in any industry. Without it, we would be in hacker open season. But cybersecurity is difficult to get right. One wrong move and you can leave the door o