Microsoft renew the partnership agreement on the exchange of information with NATO




The company Microsoft to renew long-term partnership with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and according to the agreement by Microsoft to provide communications, information and details about the products and services of Microsoft source code as well as information about the Microsoft-owned digital security threats.

The Convention is part of the government security program to Microsoft, which was created in 2002, and who is to provide the governments around the world have access to the source code for Microsoft’s products.

The program began to grow since its inception gradually to include later a variety of information, and more particularly during the past few years.

According to the new agreement NATO will get access to the Internet Ir source code for key Microsoft products, including the Windows operating system and Office package and information about Microsoft cloud services, intelligence and threats own digital security.

The possibility of NATO for information Microsoft owned about threats to the digital security of great importance that, in the light of the organization and high-profile attacks on government databases, such as piracy, which has the personnel office of the American government, which the US government blamed it on Chinese vandals.

It believes Agency information and communication that NATO members are facing new and dangerous and increasingly around the world digital security threats, and that would affect the citizens and the economy of their countries, the Agency believes that sharing information quickly and early can help to avoid the risk of such threats.

It should be mentioned that Microsoft’s agreement is with NATO itself, and not with the Member States, and with Microsoft and other agreements with more than 40 agencies of international organizations and countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, Poland and Russia.

A NATO post and share some security information with Member States in order to protect them from security threats.

The agreement is part of a broader partnership between NATO and technical makers, and NATO was one of the first organizations that the government has signed with Microsoft software, partners and works under the auspices of the government security program since 12 years ago.

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