White House to Meet With Tech Leaders to Discuss Open Source Software Security
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Biden administration officials will meet with key software developers and top tech firms today to discuss making open-source computer code more secure after a critical vulnerability emerged in the Java-based Log4j logging application last month.
The White House, the Defense Department, the Department of Homeland Security, and other departments and agencies will attend the virtual meeting and will discuss "what has worked and what else can be done to secure the open-source software that we all fundamentally rely on," according to a White House source. Amazon, Facebook parent company Meta, IBM, and Microsoft, among other businesses, and the Linux, Apache, Github, and other open-source software organizations will attend the meeting. (Sean Lyngaas / CNN)
Related: Reuters, Fox Business, Github, Techregister.co.uk, CIO News, MacRumors, NDTV, Protocol, Cyberscoop, AppleInsider, WRAL Tech Wire, Fox Business
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