Today, the White House is organizing a summit at Stanford University on the topic of cybersecurity and consumer protection. The all day summit includes a Presidential Address, remarks by Apple CEO, Tim Cook, along with remarks, panels, and discussions by many others in the realm of security. Before adjourning, there will be four break-out sessions:
- Cybersecurity Information Sharing
- International Law Enforcement Cooperation
- Improving Authentication: Moving Beyond the Password
- Chief Security Officers’ Perspectives: New Ideas on Technical Security
The event will be live-streamed on YouTube beginning at 11am central time.
The Summit is bringing together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to discuss solutions and explore partnerships. The Summit is driven with the Obama administrations five priorities on cybersecurity and the BuySecure Initiative. In addition to the main event, there will be many open houses in major cities throughout the nation. You can view those side events going on today, the full agenda, and more details at http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/foreign-policy/cybersecurity/summit
On a separate note, the White House also engaged pro-gamers of the Electronic Sports League with a PSA about the HealthCare.gov ‘get covered’ deadline of February 15th.