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Robert Mayer

Date: 03.18.2015
Communications sector members no longer just have to worry about protecting their system infrastructures from storms, hurricanes and other natural disasters that can impede reliability. They now must deal with ill-intentioned actors using clever and multi-faceted attack strategies on their systems. To address these new security challenges, Federal...
Date: 10.14.2014
Cybersecurity is taking a step forward with the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, which has become a common discussion point for advancing cybersecurity risk management activities, USTelecom said in comments filed with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Many of USTelecom’s members already...
Posted In: cybersecurity
Date: 03.21.2011
Cybersecurity is a broad, complicated and confusing subject, but we all know that it is vitally important for business, government, military, consumers and virtually every aspect of our large and diverse information economies. Last week, USTelecom held a free webinar, "What is Shaping U.S. Cybersecurity Policy?" I was pleased to lead...
Posted In: public safety
Date: 06.11.2010
As highlighted on the USTelecom website, the communications industry invests billions of dollars in networks and critical infrastructure that aids an array of emergency response and public safety efforts. Broadband, specifically, is playing an important role in protecting the public. From online forums to video and blogs, public safety...
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Date: 02.03.2010
From the President and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the nation’s leading broadband providers, developing smart grid solutions is a hot topic, and for good reason. After all, implementing smart grid technology represents the 21st century evolution of the electric grid, utilizing new, broadband-powered innovations capable of...