34 major tech companies are uniting to fight cyberattacks

From Engadget - April 17, 2018

Cisco, Dell, Facebook, HP, Microsoft and Nokia are some of the bigger general technology companies in the initial group, while security firms like Avast, FireEye and Symantec have also pledged support.Telecom giants BT and Telefonica are also aboard.Membership is open to other companies, of course, but they have to be "trusted," share "high cybersecurity standards" and "adhere unreservedly" to the Accord once they sign up.

The first meeting of Accord members takes place during the ongoing RSA Conference (the RSA is also a member), and they are considering joint actions such as common guidelines and "broadly deployed" features.


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