Of Facebook takes the top Manager for security

Из Facebook уходит топ-менеджер по безопасности

Alex Stamos dismissed from Facebook

The chief information security officer at Facebook Alex Stamos announced that he will leave the company on August 17.

The chief information security officer at Facebook Alex Stamos announced that he will leave the company on August 17, after which he will focus on teaching at Stanford University. About Stamos wrote on Thursday, September 2, to your Facebook.

“My last day at Facebook will be August 17. And although I will no longer be fun to work there side by side with my friends, I’m glad so many dedicated, thoughtful and skilled people continue to solve these problems,” he wrote.

Stamos explained that from September will be working as a teacher and researcher at Stanford University full-time. Previously, he has lectured, combining them with work in the social network.

Earlier, around Facebook scandal after it emerged that the data of over 70 million users the social network became available to the British company Cambridge Analytica, who worked during the elections at the headquarters of Donald trump. The company used this information to establish the psychological portraits of American voters.

Security policy Facebook has been the subject of congressional hearings. An investigation of the leak was joined by several Federal agencies, including the FBI.

Speaking in the European Parliament, the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg said that the social network was not ready for the intervention of Russia in the U.S. presidential election in 2016, but since then, the company has conducted “work on the bugs”.

Russian government intervention in U.S. elections, including through Facebook, has repeatedly denied.

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