White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

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Barack Obama at podium / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Obama at Stanford: Industry, government must cooperate on cybersecurity

"Grappling with how the government protects the American people from adverse events while making sure the government itself is not abusing its capabilities is hard," President Obama said.  

Audience for Cyber Summit in Memorial Auditorium

To catch the sights and sounds of the historic summit on cybersecurity at Stanford, follow our blog, which was updated throughout the day.

President Hennessy at Cyber Summit

Watch recorded video of each speech and session from the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

Herb Lin portrait / Photo: Rod Searcey

Stanford cybersecurity expert analyzes Anonymous' hacking attacks on ISIS

By hacking ISIS, Anonymous could throw a wrench into the terror group's activities, and although this type of vigilante-style hacking is illegal in the United States, it's doubtful that anyone would be punished.

audience of congressional staffers attending 2015 Cyber Boot Camp / Rod Searcey

Cybersecurity boot camp draws congressional staffers to Stanford

A bipartisan group of Capitol Hill staffers were in Silicon Valley last week to gain an immersion into the complex world of cybersecurity. The range of experts they heard from included tech industry leaders, scholars representing a range of disciplines and former government officials.

Stanford students meet President Obama

Stanford students reflect on their meeting with President Obama

Ten Stanford undergraduates described President Barack Obama as personable and genuine as he discussed a wide range of global interests with them during a recent private meeting on campus.

In the News: White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford

A selection of coverage of the White House Summit at Stanford.

Barack Obama with student / Photo: Stanford Video

Students talk about Obama's speech on cybersecurity at Stanford

Hundreds of students were in the audience along with business, government and academic leaders as President Barack Obama addressed the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford on Friday, Feb. 13.  

President Obama waving to the audience in Memorial Auditorium / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Summit on cybersecurity: The day in pictures

Hundreds of invited guests, students, members of the media and onlookers gathered as Stanford welcomed President Barack Obama and a host of business, government and academic leaders to discuss issues of cyber threats. University photographers captured the day in pictures.  

Plenary panelists Anthony Early Jr and Kenneth Chenault and moderator Jeh Johnson / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Tech and policy leaders convene at Stanford to discuss improvements for consumer cybersecurity

The trove of private information floating through the Internet is becoming an increasingly attractive target for cyberterrorists. At Stanford, private sector and government experts called for increased collaboration to combat the threat.

John P. Holdren

White House tech adviser addresses Stanford Engineering on cyber threats

Hackers are still ahead of network defenders, Obama official warns on eve of Obama's Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

Business leaders discuss future security measures at Stanford summit

Financial services must take care of customers' data as if it were their own, industry experts say.