If the corporate’s jobs website is any indication, Twitter has been brazenly hiring for safety positions within the months main as much as this week’s notorious hack.
In accordance with the corporate’s job search, Twitter posted a number of key job descriptions pertaining to firm safety two months in the past. The corporate was (and nonetheless appears to be) hiring for a senior infrastructure safety engineer, senior safety engineer, two senior utility safety engineers and workers product supervisor for safety and information safety amongst a number of others.
A job description for one in all these positions focuses on the discount of safety dangers throughout the corporate:
“As a Safety Engineer, you will be part of a group of engineers working to scale back safety danger throughout the corporate. We work collaboratively with different groups to establish dangers with safety affect to the corporate, talk that affect to groups and administration, and engineer options.”
One other job posting emphasizes correct response to cybersecurity threats:
“When performing investigations into suspicious exercise, your expertise will assist us to research occasions to determine “what occurred,” doc our findings, and decide the perfect course of remediation.”
In the meantime, Twitter has not but disclosed to the general public what vulnerability was exploited by the hackers. Cointelegraph has reached out to Twitter for remark, however has not acquired a response in time for publication.