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Apple to Attend White House Meeting on Software Security


Apple, alongside representatives from other tech companies, will attend a White House meeting on software security today, reports Reuters.

In December, following the discovery of a major security vulnerability in Log4j, White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sent a letter to chief executives of tech firms. In the letter, he noted that open source software broadly used and maintained by volunteers is a "key national security concern."

Thursday's meeting, which will be hosted by deputy national security advisor for cyber & emerging technology, Anne Neuberger, will discuss concerns around the security of open-source software and how it can be improved, the White House said in a statement.

Other companies in attendance include Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Meta, and Oracle. Government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, and the Commerce Department will also be attending.

More details in the full report linked below...


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