Twitter Inc. has appointed Rinki Sethi as the new Chief Information Security officer. Seth confirmed this news via Twitter as she wrote, “So excited to be a part of the team Twitter working alongside Nick Tornow, Micheal Montano, Parag Agarwal, and more!
She is a former information security executive from IBM. She has previously worked at notable organizations like Rubrik and Palo Alto Networks.
She is recognized by CSO Magazine & Executive Women’s Forum with the ” One to Watch” award, and in 2010, led a team at eBay to receive the “Information Security Team of the Year” by SC Ma
Reuters reported in July that Twitter, which had been without a security chief since December, stepped up its search in weeks before the breach of high profile accounts on its platform.
Earlier in July, the company had reported a breach where hackers accessed its internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US Presidential candidate Joe Biden and reality TV star Kim Kardashian and used them to solicit digital currency.