The meeting at Stanford University in California is intended to bring together industry and law enforcement. But according to Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg and Marissa Mayer – chief executives of Facebook and Yahoo, respectively – and Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt all declined invitations.
When the leader of one of the world’s Big Two super power shows up and the captains of industry stay away, a gulf is revealed that could imperil cyber security – both of nations and individuals.
HP enterprise services chief technology officer Andrzej Kawalec, threw down the gauntlet to businesses at the European Information Security Summit today this week, inviting them to cooperate and collaborate. But an alliance between governments and their domestic businesses will prove the bigger hurdle.
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Helen Beckett is the Community Manager of the Business Value Exchange. She has been a writer and editor for over 20 years and takes a particular interest in the challenges facing the CIO in today’s business climate.