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A top Google security exec predicts major hacks will become more common - and urges firms to band together to protect open source projects

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Major hacks that target tens of millions of peoples' data are on the rise - and they're likely to grow in the years to come, predicts Google VP of security Royal Hansen.
As companies across the globe move more of their business online, it widens the surface area that cybercriminals and state-backed spies can attack for profit or surveillance, Hansen said.
The "rate at which everything in our lives is digitizing" means that everything is "being rewritten or refactored or evolving," Hansen said, "And that pace is increasing."
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