Colonial Pipeline posted a cyber security manager job weeks before the attack

The company last week suffered one of the highest profile ransomware attacks ever, which shut down a vital artery used to get gasoline and jet fuel from the nation’s Gulf Coast refineries to East Coast distribution points. A posting on the company’s careers web site for the cyber security manager job said the position has been open for more than 30 days. A statement from Colonial Wednesday said that “the cybersecurity position was not created as a result of the recent ransomware attack.” The company added that it has “several positions open as part of our longer-term growth strategy around talent, as we are constantly recruiting top-tier talent across

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