On Tuesday, Alex Stamos, former Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Yahoo and Facebook, spoke at the Hoover Institution about cybersecurity’s effect on society and the accountability of technology platforms for protecting their users.
Freeman-Spogli Institute (FSI) adjunct professor, visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and former Facebook Chief Security Officer (CSO) Alex Stamos is teaching an autumn quarter course addressing contemporary cybersecurity issues in an effort to prepare students for technology’s prominence as both a friend and foe in the modern world. The course — titled INTLPOL268: “Hack…
Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos will leave his role at the company this month for a position as adjunct professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI). According to a Facebook post by Stamos, he plans to research cybersecurity, misuse of technology and the spread of misinformation, particularly with regard to the upcoming midterm elections, at Stanford.
In a panel on Friday afternoon, the chief security officers of five Silicon Valley companies argued for user-safe technology and warned of the cybersecurity challenges faced by small and medium businesses.