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  • Twitter hired famous hacker 'Mudge' as head of cybersecurity

    The company relies on hacker Peiter Zatko to prevent further hacks to the platform. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! November 17, 2020 3 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. The former hacker will be in charge of overseeing the security and integrity of the powerful social network. The appointment comes a few months after the biggest cybersecurity crisis Twitter has ever faced. The social media giant Twitter has signed the famous hacker Peiter Zatko , better known as ‘Mudge’ , as its new head of cybersecurity .…

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  • ‘Social Media Managers Are First Responders’

    Constantly navigating a 2020 news cycle that eats itself and a Twitter stream that endlessly flows, “social media managers are first responders,” writes Marta Martinez. The people tasked with handling social media at a company are expected to stay abreast of what’s happening in the world, react swiftly, and act as an official voice for a brand. Yet individuals in these roles are not always provided the support and resources to do their jobs well, and the time and effort involved in this type of work, including strategy, content creation, and community management, is often dismissed as trivial. Hey, can you whip up a few tweets? Can you promote this…