Satya Nadella and other tech CEOs to discuss cybersecurity concerns in White House meeting on Wednesday

The CEOs of Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon are planning to attend a cybersecurity event at the White House this week to speak with President Joe Biden about quickly growing ransomware assaults.

Also invited to the meeting are CEOs from Alphabet (Google’s dad or mum firm), IBM, Southern Co, and JPMorgan Chase, in accordance to a report at

Ransomware assaults have been turning into each extra frequent and extra harmful, together with attacks on Colonial Pipeline Co., which brought on the gasoline pipeline firm to shut down operations for a short while. Solar Winds, an IT infrastructure firm, was additionally notably attacked, and there was a basic enhance in cyber assaults. Just this week, Fox News reported that the US Department of Defense was attacked:

Microsoft has not been immune to having their software program used in cyber assaults, with vulnerabilities in its Exchange email server becoming the target of assaults on companies.

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