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Microsoft, Facebook and Symantec are among 34 companies pledging not to help governments launch cyberattacks

3 days ago   |   By Beta News

More than 30 technology companies have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, making a number of pledges relating to cyberattacks. Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, HP and LinkedIn are just a few of the companies signing on the dotted line, promising - among other things - never to help a government launch cyberattacks against innocent citizens and enterprises. The overall aim of the accord is to protect customers against malicious attacks by cybercriminal enterprises and nation-states. It is described as a "watershed agreement", and it sees a number of very big names coming together - although...
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Facebook, Microsoft, and 32 other tech firms sign cybersecurity pledge

Facebook, Microsoft, and 32 other tech firms sign cybersecurity pledge

4 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Facebook, Microsoft, and 32 other technology companies have pledged to protect their customers from cyberattacks as part of a commitment to not help governments advance their cyber warfare efforts. The Cybersecurity Tech Accord is touted as a “watershed agreement” by the signatories and comes after a wave of high-profile cyberattacks ov...
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