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Gavin Newsom Thinks These Countries Are Winning at Cybersecurity

Editor in chief Richard Bradley sat down with Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California, to discuss who’s leading cybersecurity overseas—and what the U

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WE TALKED A LOT ON THE PANEL ABOUT DOMESTIC CYBERSECUITY. BUT WHO AROUND THE WORLD IS DOING SOMETHING THAT THE UNITED STATES CAN LEARN FROM?

We know the number two export in the world—technology—comes out of Israel, which is not surprising from a military and security mindset. But you’re also seeing places like Brazil. It represents about 80 percent of the spend through Latin America in terms of investing in cybersecurity solutions…

BUT IN GENERAL, SAN FRANCISCO AND SILICON VALLEY STILL SEEM TO BE LEADING THE WAY?

Leading the way in creating the technologies of tomorrow, but also the opportunity for people to use that innovation in a negative way. So with that comes responsibility.

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As a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, then as mayor of San Francisco, and now as lieutenant governor of California, Gavin Newsom has been a visionary on issues of equality, the environment, homelessness and healthcare.

Worth hosted its Safety & Security Summit on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at The Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. #WorthSafetySecurity

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