February 19, 2013

The Company Profiting from China's Hacking

Matt Yglesias, Moneybox

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For a long time senior executives didn't know much about buying computer equipment but they did know that IBM was the industry leader that everyone else bought. Eventually, of course, that changed. But today I'd say Mandiant is in a similar position. They've positioned themselves as the standard player in a field that a lot of people are alarmed about, but few executives can really speak to with experience or knowledge. It's nice work if you can get it.

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TAGGED: Mandiant, Hacking, Cyberwarfare, China


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