Rowland has resigned from his position from next September. According to the company, Kim Albarella will work in his place.
The company issued a statement informing that Rayland has resigned and a new chief will take over from September. In addition, Roland will take on an advisory role at the company to focus on the business impact of TikTok’s security and trusted programs.
In recent days, ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, a popular platform for short videos, has been facing increasing scrutiny from US authorities.
The US has accused Tiktok of not protecting user data. There is no official information about how Roland’s resignation is connected to this incident.
In a statement issued by the company, it said that with the resignation of the head of security, the appointment of a new chief, the company is moving forward with the creation of a new department to manage and ensure the data of US users. Security.
The company has also assured US policymakers that it is working on a program called ‘Project Texas’ to strengthen data security for US-based users.