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Saudi Arabia reportedly paid Twitter employees to spy on users


Nov 08, 2019

Cybersecurity experts say insider spying is an issue that goes beyond Twitter.

Kon Leong, the president, CEO, and cofounder of ZL Technologies, predicts that similar breaches will become more likely as the value of user data goes up.

“That draws ever more bees to the honey,” Leong said. “Whether for political or economic advantage, expect more break-in attempts to get at the data.”

Leong suggests that tech companies implement top-down “data control” policies, ensuring that data is managed centrally rather than stored in uncontrolled data silos, which he said could “also simultaneously solve many other pressing problems such as compliance, e-discovery, records-keeping, and analytics.”

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