The Daily’s complete coverage of Friday’s cybersecurity summit and President Barack Obama’s visit to Stanford.
The afternoon session of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection discussed the more technical aspects behind cybersecurity policy.
Earlier this week, a group of 10 students with interests in cybersecurity was chosen by various Stanford professors and academics to potentially attend a roundtable meeting with “senior White House officials.” It was not until yesterday afternoon that the meeting was confirmed. And it was not until after Obama’s speech, in a back room of Memorial Auditorium, that the students figured out that they might be meeting the president.
President Barack Obama called for increased information sharing about cyberthreats in the executive order he signed onstage at Memorial Auditorium on Friday.
President Hennessy opened the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection this morning with remarks on cybersecurity and Stanford’s role in the effort.
Several parts of east campus will be closed on Feb. 13 to accommodate participants in the White House Cybersecurity Summit.
President Barack Obama arrived at SFO on Thursday afternoon in advance of Friday’s cybersecurity summit at Stanford.