Apple has a dedicated development department to ensure that the IOS, Mac OS and other systems are safe. Security Engineering and Architecture, Department units, has just received contributions in the form of Jonathan Zdziarski.
Zdziarski has long been active in the iOS developer scene and has over the years made several discoveries of security vulnerabilities in IOS. Back in 2008 we reported on his discovery of the refurbished iPhones were not properly cleared, and included a frequent commentator during the events surrounding Apple and the FBI last year.
Exactly what Zdziarski will work with the Apple reveals he is not after he writes about his new job on his blog, but it is about ensuring the privacy of users.