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Microsoft president calls for cybersecurity unity after SolarWinds attack

By Mike Swift
  • 13 Jan 2021 14:37
  • 13 Jan 2021 14:37
Microsoft president Brad Smith called on the tech industry to join arms to demand that governments not permit supply-chain malware attacks, such as the recent SolarWinds attack, to become permissible behavior.

“We need to come together as an industry and we need to use our collective voice to say to every government in

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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