Twitter provided an update on some of the behind-the-scenes work it has been doing to keep its platform secure.
Chief technology officer Parag Agrawal and data protection officer Damien Kieran said in a blog post Thursday that the social network has been strengthening the checks that team members with access to its customer data, features and proprietary tools must undergo, reducing the potential for unauthorized access.
They wrote, “We have strict principles around who is allowed access to which tools and at what time, and we require specific justifications for customer data to be accessed.”
Twitter is constantly refining its internal detection and monitoring tools, which help surface unusual behavior or unauthorized attempts to access its internal tools.
Agrawal and Kieran also...