Following a meeting with US President Joe Biden, Google e Microsoft they promised to invest in total $ 30 billion in cybersecurity. The monumental sum will be used over 5 years. Google and Microsoft will invest $ 10 billion and $ 20 billion respectively.
During the meeting with Joe Biden. recent threats such as the attack on SolarWinds, and how the United States can and should better respond to these attacks. While they are not at the center of the scene like Google and Microsoft, Apple and Amazon have also promised efforts from this point of view.
Apple it will make the software supply chain even more secure, e Amazon will offer its internal digital security courses to the public at no cost. Other organizations like IBM, Girls Who Code and Code.org they have promised to improve cybersecurity at the government, industrial and social levels.
Investments in Cybersecurity by Google and Microsoft
White House staff commented on the investment policy of the giant Microsoft:
Microsoft will immediately provide $ 150 million in technical services to help federal, state and local governments upgrade cybersecurity systems, and expand partnerships with community colleges and nonprofits for training courses. on the subject.
Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella he said on Twitter that $ 150 million will be used to expand the company’s training network, and that it will also help US government agencies keep up-to-date on security.
Google will focus on its zero – trust security model while continuing to focus on the software supply chain. It will offer more training opportunities for Americans, helping 100,000 people in the next 3 years earn i Google Career Certificates in the field of information security.