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Alex Stamos  

Former CSO, Facebook

Alex Stamos is the Chief Security Officer at Facebook. He was formerly Yahoo's chief information security officer and vice president of information security. He leads all aspects of information security at the company, including the team of Yahoo "Paranoids," who are charged with making Yahoo's products as secure as possible. Stamos is also responsible for implementing top-to-bottom security for products and systems, as well as leading the company and the industry in how security works today and how it needs to work in the future. He has spent his career building and improving secure, trustworthy systems and is a well-known expert on Internet infrastructure, cloud computing and mobile security. Most recently, he served as the chief technology officer of Artemis and co-founded iSEC Partners. Stamos has been a keynote speaker at FS-ISAC, was a key organizer of TrustyCon and is frequently requested to present at conferences such as BlackHat, DEF CON, Microsoft Blue Hat and Infragard. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.


Facebook Taps Yahoo's Alex Stamos as Chief Security Officer ...

Yahoo chief information security officer Alex Stamos announced in a Facebook post that he will join the social network as chief security officer Monday. He wrote: .

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