Tech Titans Pledge At Least $30 Billion to Improve Cybersecurity
Most government agencies use facial recognition technology, F5 fixes more than a dozen high-severity flaws, Cisco releases six patches, Fin8 deploys Sardonic backdoor malware, much more
(Check out my latest CSO column, which spells out the array of promises made by big tech companies and others at yesterday’s high-powered cybersecurity meeting at the White House.)
Following a meeting with tech, financial, insurance industry, and energy CEOs at the White House yesterday, the Biden administration announced a series of pledges by the tech titans in attendance to spend at least $30 billion to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and help fix the current shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals.
Educators in attendance promised to help boost cybersecurity training. The National Institute of Standards and Technology said it would collaborate with the industry to develop guidelines for building secure technology. (Tim Starks / Cyberscoop)
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