At the meeting, CEOs of major US companies committed to investing in cybersecurity solutions, improving the cybersecurity workforce, and offering free awareness or training programmes. "The reality is, most of our critical infrastructure is owned and operated by the private sector, and the federal government can’t meet this challenge alone," US President Joe Biden said on August 25 in a meeting with private sector leaders on improving the nation's cybersecurity. "I’ve invited you all here today because you have the power, the capacity, and the responsibility, I believe, to raise the bar on cybersecurity," he added. The meeting shed light on how governments can work with the private sector to develop solutions to the rapidly increasing problem of cyberattacks. Who participated in the cybersecurity meeting? Tech companies: Google (CEO Sundar Pichai), Amazon (CEO Andy Jassy), Apple (CEO Tim Cook), Microsoft (CEO Satya Nadella), IBM (CEO Arvind Krishna), and Automatic Data Processing. Financial institutions: JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, TIAA, and U.S. Bancorp. Insurance companies: Coalition, Vantage Group, Resilience, and Travelers. Educational institutions: Code.org, University of Texas System, Tougaloo College, Girls Who Code, and Whatcom Community College. What were the new commitments and initiatives announced? Commitments by big tech Apple will work with its suppliers to improve supply chain security: Apple said that it will establish a new programme to drive security improvements throughout the technology supply chain. This includes Apple working with its suppliers to ensure "the adoption of multi-factor authentication, security training, vulnerability remediation, event logging, and incident response." Google…
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