Google Invests $10 Billion for Cybersecurity Advancement

Alphabet-owned search engine giant Google is pledging billions to increase cybersecurity. Google CEO Sundar Pichaimet announced Google will invest $10 billion to advance cybersecurity following a meeting with President Biden. Apple and Amazon also attended the meeting.

“Glad to join @POTUS at the White House Cybersecurity Meeting today to discuss how to strengthen private-public cooperation. Google will provide tech training for 100,000 Americans and invest $10B to tackle this important issue that impacts us all,” Pichaimet said via Twitter.

“That’s why today, we are announcing that we will invest $10 billion over the next five years to strengthen cybersecurity, including expanding zero-trust programs, helping secure the software supply chain, and enhancing open-source security. We are also pledging, through the Google Career Certificate program, to train 100,000 Americans in fields like IT Support and Data Analytics, learning in-demand skills including data privacy and security. ” Google posted on its blog.

The company also committed to training over 10 million Americans in digital skills from basic to advanced by 2023.

Amazon committed to offering qualified Amazon Web Services customers a free multi-factor authentication (MFA) device after the meeting with the President at the White House.

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