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Corporate Cybersecurity Is Becoming Geopolitical. Are US Tech Companies Ready? – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary This week’s news that Microsoft, Facebook, FireEye, and Google disrupted ongoing Russian and Iranian influence campaigns should garner significant attention in corporate boardrooms. The revelation of this fresh round of foreign hacking highlights important points about the intersection of business, geopolitics, and hacking that too often go overlooked — …

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The Most Alarming Cybersecurity Facts – ValueWalk

With cyber-attacks gaining a lot of unwanted momentum, it has become obvious that cybersecurity‘s importance in most – if not all – organizations cannot be overemphasized. You’re bound to be exposed to cyber-attacks whenever you connect to the internet. If cybersecurity isn’t atop your firm’s agenda, you won’t know when …

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The Cybersecurity 202: Tech giants open up about election cyberthreats as specter of regulation looms – Washington Post

THE KEY Microsoft’s main campus in Redmond, Wash., on Dec. 19, 2017. (David Ryder/Bloomberg) Tech companies are taking a more transparent approach than usual in disclosing cyberthreats against their platforms — especially when it comes to election interference. One high-profile example came this week when Microsoft announced that Russian hackers tried …

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The Cybersecurity 202: Sen. Whitehouse says Congress should consider letting companies "hack back" after … – Washington Post

THE KEY Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 21, 2017. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will use a congressional hearing on cybersecurity today to float an idea that’s controversial among security experts: “hacking back” against digital adversaries after a cyberattack.  “We ought to think …

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