The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has achieved the commitment of several of the main technological companies in the country to promote different initiatives that improve national cybersecurity, including Google and Microsoft's commitment to investing 30,000 million dollars (25,527 million euros ) In the coming years, according to the White House.
Thus, Biden maintained a meeting with leading representatives of the private sector and education to discuss the necessary effort to address the threats for cybernetic security at the country, as indicated by the recent registered high-profile cybersecurity incidents.
From the White House it was emphasized that cybercommunches affect companies of all sizes, as well as towns and cities in all corners of the country and to the pockets of middle-class families so "cybersecurity is a national security imperative and economic ".
To aggravate the challenge posed, the US government. He noted that almost half a million public and private cybersecurity jobs remain uncovered, he has advanced Europe Press.
After the meeting held, the White House announced that the companies had assumed a series of commitments, including the investment of 10,000 million dollars (8,509 million euros) over the next five years by Google to expand the programs of "Zero Confidence ", Help ensure the software supply chain and improve open source security.
Likewise, Google also announced that it will help 100,000 Americans get certificates from digital skills recognized by the industry that can contribute to well-paid jobs.
In addition, the Company will immediately be available 150 million dollars (128 million euros) in technical services to help federal, state and local governments with the update of security protection, and expand collaborations with schools and non-mood organizations profit for training in cybersecurity.
On the other hand, Apple will establish a new program to promote continuous security improvements throughout the technology supply chain and, as part of the program, will work with its suppliers to boost massive adoption of multifactor authentication, safety training, vulnerability correction , Registration of events and response to incidents.
IBM announced that it will train 150,000 people in cybersecurity skills over the next three years and will boost diversity within the area of cybersecurity, while Amazon will make available to the public for free the safety awareness offered by their employees.
Outside the business sector, the Organization Code.org announced that it will teach concepts on cybersecurity to more than 3 million students over the next 3 years, while Girls Who Code will establish a micro credentials program for groups historically excluded in technology with the purpose of Make more accessible and professional opportunities to the groups not represented in the sector.
Last June, President Biden said he was studying the possibility of retaliation against the Russian Government by a cyber bandage registered against the largest meat producer worldwide, JBS company.
In fact, Biden assured that he will not hesitate to respond to Russia if Putin continues in confrontation and aggressions, including cyber attacks.
Likewise, a month before, the president of the United States signed an executive order to improve American cybersecurity after the computer attack perpetrated against the colonial pipeline, the most important in North America and caused an interruption of the flow for days.Updated Date: 26 August 2021, 06:35