Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Sure, Facebook is not a Cybersecurity Company – but we did interview one of their folk a while back on Hacker Hotshot, hence its inclusion in our list of InfoSec Companies.
Company Mission ("Tagline"): Our Mission Is To Give People The Power To Build Community And Bring The World Closer Together
Industry Classification: Internet
Cybersecurity Specializations: Connectivity, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Machine Learning, Social Media, Augmented Reality, Marketing Science, Mobile Connectivity, and Open Compute
Address/Location: Menlo Park, CA
This oganization might be multinational; we list their HQ.
Company Size: 10,001+ employees
Year of Incorporation: 2004
Main Website: Facebook
Facebook Employment Info: Facebook Careers
(Our Estimate) Funding (2021): US$ 13.8B
This is our estimate, might need updating.
Discovered Facebook Social Media Accounts
Hacker Hotshot Speaker: Ryan Kazanciyan
Date of Recording: December 19th, 2014
About Ryan Kazanciyan:
Speaker Bio: Ryan Kazanciyan
Ryan Kazanciyan is a Technical Director with Mandiant, a FireEye company, and has eleven years of experience in incident response, forensic analysis, and penetration testing. Since joining Mandiant in 2009, he has led investigation and remediation efforts for dozens of Fortune 500 organizations, focusing on targeted attacks, industrial espionage, and financial crime. Mr. Kazanciyan also focuses on developing Mandiant’s investigative processes and technologies and is a co-author of Incident Response and Computer Forensics, Third Edition”, released in 2014.