Uber: We had “no justification” for covering up data breach

Cyrus Farivar reports:

Uber’s top security official testified at Capitol Hill on Tuesday, saying that Uber had “no justification” for not coming clean sooner when it had been hit by a massive data breach in 2016.

In written testimony, John Flynn, Uber’s chief information security officer, told a Senate committee that “it was wrong not to disclose the breach earlier.”

Flynn and representatives from security firms appeared as part of a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security.

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