HP and Hitachi to Collarborate on security and privacy research

PALO ALTO, Calif., and TOKYO, Japan, — HP (NYSE, Nasdaq: HPQ) and Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501) today announced that researchers from HP Labs Bristol, UK., and Princeton, N.J., and the Hitachi Systems Development Laboratory, will conduct joint work on key security and privacy issues.

The HP and Hitachi research collaboration will focus on two primary themes: authenticating users and devices to improve security inside networks and the use of digital signatures to guarantee the authenticity of document content.

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