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Alphabet and Amazon want to protect you from hackers

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Alphabet and Amazon want to protect you from hackers

Alphabet and Amazon want to protect you from hackers Big tech companies are plunging deeper into the cybersecurity business. The news: Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has launched a new cybersecurity firm called Chronicle, which is spinning out from its X research lab. Amazon has just acquired Sqrrl, a security startup launched by ex-NSA staffers, and reportedly wants to offer more security services to customers of its AWS cloud. The blessing: Giant tech companies have hoovered up some of the brightest minds in security to protect their digital crown jewels—so customers using their cloud services can benefit from this know-how and...

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