“Companies would be wise to take a look at how Facebook itself works to avoid the type of data breach that wreaked havoc on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Hackers have stung Facebook in the past, and the company clearly doesn’t want to subject itself to further embarrassment and public backlash.”
In CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote, the topic was easily overshadowed by all the new developer toys the social media company announced. But during the rest of the two-day conference, it was clear that security and infrastructure stability was top of mind for Facebook, and multiple sessions offered guidance to partners. (“Move fast with stable infra,” Zuckerberg declared, his spin on the Silicon Valley mantra, “Move fast and break things.”)
Understandably, the F8 sessions detailing security and privacy contained noticeably fewer attendees than other sessions—a sign, perhaps, that many businesses still consider cyber security an afterthought.
But companies would be wise to take a look at how Facebook itself works to avoid the type of data breach that wreaked havoc on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Hackers have
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