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Uber security contractor discusses lesson from 2016 breach

Uber CISO John Flynn (foreground) and HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos (rear) testify before the Senate.
Uber CISO John Flynn (foreground) and HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos (rear) testify before the Senate. (Bloomberg)

Marten Mickos, the CEO of security firm HackerOne, said his company might begin advising clients to include proper legal representation when testing the limits of cybersecurity laws after its client Uber's botched response to a 2016 data breach.

"We need to start advising customers about who to have in the room," he told Axios.