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Microsoft has initiated a national campaign aimed at expanding the cybersecurity workforce to 250,000 professionals by 2025 in an effort to address the current shortage of employees in the said field. Brad Smith, president and vice chair at Microsoft, wrote on a blog post published Thursday that the initiative is done in collaboration with U.S. […] More
Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, has highlighted the importance of governments and technology companies working together to address increasing cases of cyber attacks in the U.S. and across the globe. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s Tech Live conference Wednesday, the executive talked about ransomware, nation-state sponsored attacks and disinformation campaigns and how the three […] More
Microsoft plans to invest $20 billion in cybersecurity in the next five years and Brad Smith, the technology company’s president, said a part of that investment will be used to help federal, local and state government agencies and other enterprise customers implement the security technologies they already purchased but have not started using, CNBC reported […] More

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, said the U.S. needs to improve its cyber defenses and come up with a “robust menu“ of responses to cyber attacks like the SolarWinds breach, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. “We need to strengthen the nation“™s digital infrastructure and digital defenses, and that touches every part of the public sector, and every part of the private sector as well,“ Smith told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday.


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.

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, has said the company plans to expand its Airband Initiative to give broadband access to 1M more rural residents from across the U.S. by July 2022. He wrote in a blog post published Monday that the company originally planned to bring internet to 2M people but early progress following the launch in […] More
Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, said at the Reagan National Defense Forum that the company aims to offer full technology access to the U.S. military, Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Smith added the technology firm wants to quell concerns by industry employees regarding the use of artificial intelligence in military activities. “We want Silicon Valley to […] More
Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, has said the company hopes to collaborate with the Trump administration and Congress to safeguard the U.S. population against cyber threats, CNBC reported Wednesday. Smith told CNBC in an interview at the 2018 Web Summit held in Portugal he believes the results of midterm elections will not affect the federal government’s […] More
Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft, has said the company believes the U.S. military needs access to industry-developed technologies as it works to defend the country from threats. Smith wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the tech sector“™s involvement in public debate is vital with regard to policy and ethical issues […] More
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