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SolarWinds hires Chris Krebs, Alex Stamos to boost security in wake of suspected Russian hack

by Sean Lyngaas

Both men have experience responding to advanced Russian hacking activity.

Facebook’s former security boss embarks on apology tour

by Jeff Stone

In the wake of another bad news cycle for Facebook, the company has found an unlikely ally: the former chief information security officer.

Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to leave the company

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Stamos is reportedly leaving after a fight among executives over how Facebook should deal with disinformation on the social network.

Facebook calls for cybersecurity research proposals as part of new grant program

by Chloe Kim

The social media giant is looking for improvements that focus on abuse detection, anti-phishing, password authentication and user safety.

Yahoo built special program for U.S. spies to sift through email

by Greg Otto

The tech giant complied with a directive from the U.S. government in 2015 that allowed the National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation to scan hundreds of millions of emails for a certain string of characters, according to three sources Reuters spoke with.