Cybersecurity Tech Accord (CTA) has 34 founding major companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Cisco, Dell, etc. — plus several major security firms. The CTA has 4 worthwhile security goals as ennumerated below & hope they are successful:

The Cybersecurity Tech Accord was announced today, with 34 tech companies pledging to follow four commitments with regard to their security practices.

The four commitments are general policy-and-procedure kinds of statements, which have broad scope in terms of commercial, public and governmental relations. The signers include software and chip makers (such as Microsoft and ARM Holdings), antimalware solution providers (such as Bitdefender, CA Technologies, FireEye, F-Secure, Symantec and Trend Micro), a telecom company (Telefonica), computer and networking equipment manufacturers (such as Cisco Systems, Dell, HP and Juniper Networks), and more, as listed in this announcement.  Facebook is a member of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord.

The Tech Accord sets forth four principles:

1. The first principle is that we will protect all of our users and customers everywhere, whether they be individuals, organizations or governments and irrespective of their technical acumen, culture, location or the motives of the attacker, whether criminal or geopolitical.

2. The second principle we have endorsed is that we will oppose cyberattacks on innocent citizens and enterprises from anywhere.

3. Third, we will empower users, customers and developers to strengthen cybersecurity protection.

4, We will partner with each other and with like-minded groups to enhance cybersecurity. We’ll work with one another to establish formal and informal partnerships with industry