What do folks think of this ? https://www.npr.org/2020/08/20/904113981/former-uber-executive-charged-with-paying-hush-money-to-conceal-massive-breach

Over reach by an aggressive prosecutor ?11%

UBERs prior CEO should be the one charged ?43%

This sort of payment/use of bug bounty happens routinely ?15%

CISOs/CSOs are now on notice for the actions they take ?18%

I am going to do a deep dive on my bug bounty program immediately ?3%

Most companies do some sort of breach coverup - especially when it comes to potential IP theft?11%


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GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees
and would love your thoughts.
GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees
And too 🙂
CTO in Software, 11 - 50 employees
Statement from his Attorney
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GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees

Did you post a link Mike? Sorry if you did and it didn't come through.

GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees

Is this what you're referencing from the article? "If not for Mr. Sullivan's and his team's efforts, it's likely that the individuals responsible for this incident never would have been identified at all."

CTO in Software, 11 - 50 employees

yes, sorry, posted an image, but obviously didn't work

Board Member, Advisor, Executive Coach in Software, Self-employed
Joe is a good guy and I have known him for years.  Hard to fully comprehend the charges since the full context of things in the complaint is not complete.  This will be interesting to watch and see what sort of precedent this could create.  Either way - my thoughts are with Joe on this ...
GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees
 would love your thoughts on this too.

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