Joe Biden will meet with private sector leaders on Aug. 25 to discuss ways to improve cybersecurity. The business executives that will be in attendance are unknown, but the goal is for them to work with senior government officials and Biden to ensure that the U.S won't be harmed by private sector attacks.
- More than 145 power utilities have adopted cybersecurity monitoring technologies as part of a pilot program that launched in April.
- The Biden administration is also engaging with small businesses to advise them on ways to improve their cybersecurity.
- The Department of Homeland Security just announced it would require operators of federally designated critical pipelines to install further mitigations to prevent ransomware attacks.