US President Joe Biden plans to host a meeting on Wednesday to discuss how companies can improve cybersecurity measures after recent waves of security breaches and ransomware attacks on US infrastructure.

And The Verge, citing a report by Bloomberg, said that Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and Andy Gacy The CEO of Amazon will attend the meeting.

Google, IBM, JP Morgan Chase and energy company The Southern Company are also invited, and CEO Tom Fanning is also scheduled to attend. Southern Corporation, Bloomberg reports.

While it's not clear exactly what the president or any of the attendees plans to discuss, there are sure to be plenty of incidents to talk about, chief among them the massive Solarwinds hack, Kaseya attack, and ransomware. and the shutdown of the Colonial Group's oil pipeline resulting from a cyber attack.

Former US President Donald Trump had periodic meetings with heads of technology companies to discuss major events facing the United States, and his last meeting with technology giants was in March 2020 to discuss how technology companies can help the United States tackle the Corona virus.

The United States has faced - since the beginning of this year - large and organized cyber attacks whose source has not been clearly identified, but the US government accuses trained and professional hackers and supported by countries such as Russia, China and Iran.

Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon and IBM declined to comment on the Bloomberg report, The Verge reported.

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