Saturday, 4 April 2015

Security Chef Facebook Is At Uber Started

Joe Sullivan, the former security chief of Facebook, go to taxi Uber app to work, as the company announced on its website. Sullivan was five years as Chief Security Officer at Facebook and was actively involved in other rolling out a rewards program for researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the social networking site. Previously, he worked at eBay.

At Uber Sullivan will investigate the security of the app and data from operators and drivers, but possibly with the use of new security technologies and privacy. "We not only see opportunities in technology, through biometrics and monitoring of drivers, but also the potential to work with cities and governments around the world," says Uber CEO Travis Kala Nick, who while noting that Uber mainly on user privacy will focus ..

Sullivan says that he plans to the lessons he learned at eBay and Facebook to apply at the Uber and act as a bridge between the digital and physical world. "There is already a good security foundation present, it is my goal to make it even stronger." In late February made ​​Uber yet known that last year a third party had gained access to the database of the company, and the names and license numbers of 50,000 drivers were requested.

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