Apple has reportedly recruited ex-Amazon VP of Information Security, George Stathakopoulos, to develop into its Corporate Security Chief. The new rent comes simply sooner than Apple heads to courtroom once more in its ongoing battle with the FBI. Stathakopoulos has a robust history in safety control, and prior to being at Amazon he used to be Microsoft's common supervisor of product safety. From Fortune:
Stathakopoulos reviews to Apple's leader monetary officer and shall be chargeable for protective company belongings, such as the computer systems used to layout merchandise and increase device, as smartly as knowledge approximately consumers. The corporate's heads of hardware and device stay in rate of protective customers of Apple's merchandise.
Stathakopoulos began every week in the past at Apple, in keeping with folks acquainted with topic, after running due to the fact that 2010 at Amazon, which has a robust popularity amongst safety pros. Before that he labored greater than 8 years as a basic supervisor at Microsoft, that is noticed as having progressed its safety over the last decade and a part.
Apple is subsequent due in courtroom on March 22, at which era Apple's head of product safety will take the stand.