Date – 19/04/2018
34 global technology firms sign Cybersecurity Tech Accord
– 34 leading global technology firms including Facebook, Microsoft, HP, ARM, Cisco, and Oracle have signed Cybersecurity Tech Accord to work together on cybersecurity issues. Under it, signatory companies have agreed to collaborate on stronger defence systems, no offensive cyberattacks, and protect against tampering of their products, capacity building and collective action. The participant companies view Tech Accord as Digital Geneva Convention.
Four Principles of Cybersecurity Tech Accord
Protect users and customers everywhere
Oppose cyberattacks on innocent citizens and enterprises
Empower users, customers and developers to strengthen cybersecurity