Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Jul. 03, 2019 1 min read

An interesting cultural highlight of China's unseasoned security culture. After all, the greater executive threat isn't gun violence or a deranged activist: it's joining the 3 comma club and being disappeared by the CCP.

You can see security lapses all across Chinese tech. It was a hacking heyday last year as it became apparent that there was so little infosec knowledge in the industry. It would seem every database was default permissioned and lacked a firewall.

Compare that to the Bezos security response at re:MARS.

Zuck's security apparatus has swelled far beyond any other executive, nearing $20M last year. Much of the itemization is unknown. For Bezos, Wilke, and Jassy it's ex-gov Executive Protection Agents (seen above), blast doors, and bulletproofing panels.  https://www.thedailybeast.com/jeff-bezos-security-the-millions-amazon-spends-to-protect-its-founder-and-ceo?ref=scroll 

All of SV's roots are in the defense sector and intelligence community — and the Project Maven divergence we see today is new. If China's state-backed intellectual property vacuum is real, we'll see their infosec culture materialize in the coming years too  https://qz.com/1145669/googles-true-origin-partly-lies-in-cia-and-nsa-research-grants-for-mass-surveillance/ 

While you were tweeting, Jack Ma was studying the blade.

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