Architecture, Network security, Strategy

Apple hires cybersecurity pro

January 24, 2011

David Rice, a noted expert in cybersecurity with stints in the U.S. Navy, National Security Agency and private practice, has been hired as Apple's director of global security, according to a report on All Things Digital. His expertise in cryptography and software vulnerabilities is expected to be put to use in Apple products, particularly its iPad and iPhone, as more enterprises seek assurance that their networks are secure. Rice, author of the software security book Geekonomics, will reportedly begin working at Apple in March. – GM

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