Twitter whistleblower case prompts experts to call for tougher auditing of data-sensitive firms


Disappointing. That is one word Reuven Aronashvili, chief executive of cyber analyst CYE, uses to describe Twitter’s perceived response to concerns raised by infosecurity worker-turned-whistleblower Zatko over the integrity of its data protection.

Another cybersecurity professional, Ryan Slaney of SecurityScorecard, is withholding that kind of direct criticism until the Mudge case reaches a verdict – but his company’s examination of Twitter’s externally visible metrics have returned it a C-grade for overall cybersecurity, not the best of marks for such a prestigious platform.

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