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Apple attended White House meeting on software security risks

Friday 14 January 2022 12:06 CET | News

Apple has announced that it participated on a meeting at the White House, among other tech giants, to discuss cybersecurity and security threats posed by open-source software.

The meeting was held on 13 January 2022 and was held by one of the US’s National Security Advisors. It focused on concerns regarding the security of open-source software and how can the vulnerabilities be fixed.

An identified vulnerability that posed a threat to organisations using Log4j software around the world allowed hackers to remotely execute malicious code by controlling a system. The concerns were raised as this software is maintained by volunteers.

Apart from Apple, officials from other important tech developers like IBM, Google, Oracle, Meta (Facebook), and Microsoft attended the meeting.

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Companies: Apple
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