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New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

National News // Sept. 27, 2019

Geneva has a new non-governmental organization which will further strengthen the city’s role as a centre of cyber-security. 

Pixabay New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

The new CyberPeace Institute is backed by Microsoft and Mastercard. 

It will work to help people whose lives have been harmed by cyberattacks – especially those most vulnerable – and help them to become more resilient to attacks. 

More broadly, the institute will also highlight the biggest problems and promote positive cyber behavior. 

Geneva is also home to a foundation which promotes links with innovation, science and diplomacy and Microsoft is also working towards a new Geneva Convention on how countries should behave in cyberspace. 



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