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Microsoft’s Brad Smith: US Needs ‘Robust Menu’ of Responses to Cyber Attacks

Brad Smith President Microsoft

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.

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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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Executive Mosaic Presents 2021 Wash100 Award Winners; Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, a leadership media and events company in the government contracting space, has named the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award that seeks to highlight the contributions and efforts of the 100 private and public sector leaders in leading government contracting industry's growth and innovation. "We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award," said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. “This is our eighth consecutive year recognizing the outstanding achievements of the most significant GovCon and federal executives in 2020 as well as the vision and success they will continue to bring in 2021 and beyond."

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