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Microsoft’s Brad Smith Calls on White House to Endorse ‘Paris Call’ for Cybersecurity

Microsoft President Brad Smith has urged the Trump administration to back a nonbinding statement of principles setting acceptable behavior in cyber space, The Washington Post reported Friday. The Paris Call advances a set of principles such as the application of international law in cyber space, information sharing between companies about cyber threats and condemnation of large-scale cyber attacks and election hacking activities.

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Microsoft Forms Cybersecurity Partnerships With OAS, Europol, FIS; Brad Smith Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with financial technology provider FIS, Europol and the Organization of American States to carry out cooperative efforts against potential cyber attacks. The allies seek to assist law enforcement and private industry in dismantling online hacker groups and investigating botnets and malware threats, Microsoft said Wednesday. Microsoft executives …

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Report: 5 Tech Firms Support Apple Stance on Customer Data Protection

Five technology companies back Apple‘s resistance to help the FBI unlock an iPhone to assist in the investigation of a shooting incident that took place in San Bernardino, California, in December 2015, Mashable reported Thursday. Seth Fiegerman writes Apple CEO Tim Cook has argued the de-encryption tool being demanded by federal authorities could set a “dangerous” precedent and …

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PSC Announces 2017 Board, Executive Panel Members; Accenture’s John Goodman Re-Elected Chair

The Professional Services Council re-elected several executives and appointed new members to its 2017 executive committee and board of directors during its annual meeting held Thursday. John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture’s federal services business; and Deb Alderson, president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions; were respectively re-elected as …

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