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By Mike Murphy

The leaders of some of the nation’s largest companies will meet with President Joe Biden on Wednesday to discuss ways to improve cybersecurity, Bloomberg News reported late Monday .

Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.53% Chief Executive Tim Cook, Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -2.90% CEO Andy Jassy and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.51% CEO Satya Nadella plan to attend the White House meeting, according to Bloomberg. The CEOs of Alphabet Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -3.04% /zigman2/quotes/205453964/composite GOOG -2.91% , IBM Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM -0.35% , JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +1.35% and Southern Co. /zigman2/quotes/208000495/composite SO -1.89% have also reportedly been invited.

The chief topic is said to be improving security in both the private and government sectors, following a spate of damaging hacks and ransomware attacks in recent months.

The meeting comes as some of those companies — namely Apple , Alphabet and Amazon — find themselves in the cross-hairs of federal antitrust investigations.

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