Okta, Airbnb, Zendesk, Asana and Snap join Whistic in forming cybersecurity consortium

Several tech firms have partnered with Whistic to create a consortium focused on sharing cybersecurity information with customers. 

Whistic — which created a network for assessing, publishing and sharing vendor security information — will work with tech companies like Okta, Airbnb, Zendesk, Asana, Atlassian, Snap, Notion, TripActions and G2 on The Security First Initiative.

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The initiative seeks to combat third-party data breaches by using Whistic Profiles as a standard for assessing and sharing cybersecurity details. A Whistic spokesperson noted that more than half of the Fortune 500 use the Whistic Vendor Security Network. 

“Just like Asana believes collaboration and transparency between internal teams are mission-critical, we also believe it’s mission-critical to establish transparent and trusted relationships with our customers and third-party vendors,” said Sean Cassidy, head of security at Asana. 

“That’s why we’re excited to join with so many leading companies and see the industry collectively embrace the Security

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