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For Microsoft, cybersecurity has become bigger than business

by Tim Starks • 9 months ago

The company operates in cyberspace in much the same fashion that nation-states do.

SolarWinds attack is not 'espionage as usual,' Microsoft president says

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

"In effect, this is not just an attack on specific targets, but on the trust and reliability of the world’s critical infrastructure," writes Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

Microsoft: Russians targeted conservative think tanks, U.S. Senate

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The tech giant last week executed a court order and shut down six internet domains set up by the Kremlin-linked hacking group known as Fancy Bear.

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent citizens and enterprises."

'Next generation' of Silicon Valley leaders more willing to work with feds, former Pentagon chief says

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

Ashton Carter, who was President Barack Obama's secretary of Defense, seemed to suggest that the complex relationship between national security agencies and the private sector has turned a corner in recent years.