White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

Amid a rash of serious security breaches, President Obama heads to Stanford University on Friday to host a high level cybersecurity summit with top tech, industry, regulatory, legal, and academic experts.

Among the big name speakers and panelists are: Apple CEO Tim Cook; Scott Charney, Corporate VP Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft; Eric Grosse, VP for Security Engineering at Google; Melody Hildebrandt, Global head of cyber security at Palantir; Alex Stamos, Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo, and Joe Sullivan, Chief Information Security Officer at Facebook.

The panels will address:

  • Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Cybersecurity Practices at Consumer-Oriented Businesses and Organizations
  • Promoting More Secure Payment Technologies
  • Cybersecurity Information Sharing
  • International Law Enforcement Cooperation on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Authentication: Moving Beyond the Password
  • Chief Security Officers’ Perspectives: New Ideas on Technical Security

Check out the full Summit agenda. You can send questions to [email protected] and watch the Summit at WhiteHouse.gov/Live.

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