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Twitter to lose its head of security and CISO – Security

Twitter stated its head of safety is no for a longer period at the business and its chief information and facts safety officer will depart in the coming weeks.

The shakeup arrives after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey stepped down as chief executive in November, handing the reins to prime deputy Parag Agrawal, who has since reorganised the leadership framework of the social media enterprise.

Twitter did not specify irrespective of whether the departures were voluntary.

Peiter Zatko, a famed hacker far more widely recognized as “Mudge,” was appointed head of safety in 2020 just after Twitter endured a stability breach that allowed hackers to tweet from verified accounts for public figures including billionaire Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The New York Moments initially documented Zatko’s departure and Rinki Sethi’s forthcoming departure as CISO.

Zatko and Sethi could not be promptly reached for remark.