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Vatican enlists bots to protect library from onslaught of hackers

Harriet Sherwood

The Guardian

Nov 8, 2020

The Vatican Apostolic Library, home to 80,000 documents of tremendous value, has hired a cybersecurity firm to protect itself from hackers. As more of the library becomes digitized, the need for security increases. The algorithms in place are able to discover subtle, unusual activity that typically precedes a full-blown attack.