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Date: 06.09.2016
DALLAS -- Cybersecurity is a worldwide concern that touches the entire internet economy across all business enterprises, USTelecom President Walter McCormick told a cyber policy panel at the TIA 2016: Network of the Future conference. USTelecom, a co-sponsor of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) event, convened a panel of leading...
Date: 06.02.2016
USTelecom President Walter McCormick will lead a discussion with former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta on tech and transportation issues at the ITS America 2016 conference June 12-16 in San Jose. Mineta, who led the Transportation Department during the challenging periods following 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, will discuss technology’...
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Date: 10.21.2015
During a recent Free Speech Week presentation at USTelecom, Ashley Messenger, senior associate general counsel at NPR specializing in First Amendment and media law issues, spoke to the considerable nuance surrounding how Americans’ First Amendment rights are interpreted in the new age of social media.  The talk, Tech and Free Speech:...
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Date: 10.15.2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next week, USTelecom will host a discussion on Oct. 20 exploring the topic of technology and free speech as part of Free Speech Week (FSW) activities taking place Oct. 19-25. FSW is a non-partisan annual event to raise public awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech. Leading the discussion: Ashley Messenger...
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Date: 10.15.2015
Today’s broadband-enabled communications capabilities allow instant and universal responses to events of the day, providing a democratic platform for personal expression, free of filters. Regardless of where you live in our country or what you believe, broadband is a great equalizer. This critical communications platform would look vastly...
Date: 10.07.2015
October marks the 12th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an effort launched by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) designed to help businesses, education institutions and individuals stay safe online. Recognizing the pervasiveness of cyber challenges and the shared...
Date: 04.29.2015
ETNO, the association representing Europe’s leading telecom operators, and USTelecom, America’s leading trade association representing telecom service providers and suppliers, today called for a pro-investment and pro-innovation approach to broadband policies. At a time in which regulators on both sides of the Atlantic are...
Date: 03.09.2015
Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) told a USTelecom Cybersecurity Policy Forum he was hopeful Congress can move forward with cybersecurity legislation to facilitate information sharing. “I think we can do this,” Johnson said, adding that witnesses at a Jan. 28 committee hearing were “not that far apart...
Date: 03.03.2015
As the world of connected devices rapidly expands, cyberthreats continue to be a significant concern. The latest tool in the multi-pronged approach to address this issue is big data technology, which is helping to identify and prevent cyberattacks. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, which...
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Date: 12.09.2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom announced today that Diane Griffin Holland, a former deputy associate general counsel with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has joined the association’s law and policy team as vice president. Holland comes to USTelecom with extensive experience at the FCC where she was responsible for legal...

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