Company plans to increase security staff to 100 people

The company, which was recently valued at $50 billion, would hire around 25 additional employees.

Company plans to increase security staff to 100 people

The popular ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc, will increase its security team to more than 100 employees by the end of the year to boost the company's defenses against data breaches and attacks from hackers, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Uber could not immediately be reached for comment.

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