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Apple Seeks ‘Product Security Managers’ after Losing iPhone 5 Prototype

Having lost the second iPhone prototype within a couple of years, Apple seems to be taking the product security aspect of its forthcoming devices on a more serious note.

As a part of this move, Apple recently posted the opening for a pair of new positions- Managers for New Product Security. The move has been taken by the company following the loss of a prototype of a fifth generation iPhone, the second such instance within a span of just 2 years.

The job description for the new openings has been posted as, “overseeing the protection of, and managing risks to, Apple’s unreleased products and related intellectual property."

It also states that the interested candidates for the openings have to be in possession of a decent record of "accurately assessing physical and logical security implementations" in addition to being capable of coming up with risk management advises without confronting "corporate culture, business operations, system architectures, manufacturing processes, and employee workflows."

Furthermore, the job description also stated that the selected candidates will have to work effectively in order to nullify any potential threats associated with Apple’s "multi-tiered electronics supply chain."

Apple also mentioned that having an advanced degree in risk or security management will be counted as an added advantage while selecting the right candidate, AppleInsider reports.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.