Michael Coates, Twitter's chief information security
officer is quitting the social media platform to start his own company, The
Verge reports. Coates joined Twitter in January 2015. Joseph Camilleri, a
senior manager who previously filled in for Coates will be his interim
replacement. Recently, many information security executives have either left
their jobs at large social media companies or announced their planned
departures. Michael Zelewski, the director of information security engineering
at Google announced he was quitting after 11 years. Alex Stamos, Facebook's
chief information security officer announced his plans to quit in August. The
departures come as social media companies are under mounting pressure from the public
and the U.S. government to prevent their platforms from being misused ahead of
the 2018 midterm elections.
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