Uber Technologies Inc.’s former security chief was convicted of concealing a massive data breach in a case that prosecutors tied to the company’s troubled past under its original leadership.
Joe Sullivan was found guilty in San Francisco federal court Wednesday by a jury which rejected his claim that other executives at the ride-hailing giant were aware of the 2016 hack and were responsible for it not being disclosed to regulators for more than a year.
Joe Sullivan, the former head of security at Uber, leaves court in San Francisco on Sept. 16.
Photographer: JIim Wilson/The New York Times/Redux Pictures
The trial featured almost four weeks of testimony that explored cyber security management as well as a shakeup at Uber in 2017 when ...