White House to tackle cyber challenges with Apple, IBM, insurance CEOs

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – The White House is hosting an event on Wednesday that will bring together the largest U.S. technology companies for a discussion about cybersecurity challenges following a raft of high-profile hacking incidents earlier this year, people familiar with the event told Reuters.

It comes as Congress weighs new legislation concerning data breach notification laws and cybersecurity insurance industry regulation, historically viewed as two of the most consequential policy areas within the field.

The guest list includes Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) CEO Andy Jassy, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) CEO Satya Nadella, Google (GOOGL.O)

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