According to Bloomberg, President Joe Biden will host a meeting Wednesday to discuss cybersecurity in companies following recent ransomware attacks and security breaches. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, as well as Microsoft CEO Satya Nella and Apple CEO Tim Cook, are expected to attend. Bloomberg reports that Google, JPMorgan Chase and Southern Company were also invited. Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning will also be attending.
Although it is not known what the president or any other attendees will discuss, there will be plenty to talk about due to incidents such as the Solarwinds hack and the Kaseya ransomware attacks.
Apple, Microsoft and Google, as well as Amazon, JPMorgan and IBM declined to comment on Bloomberg. A spokesperson for Southern Company also declined to speak to The Verge. The Verge has not received any comment from the White House or other companies.