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Date: 05.11.2018
    Council to Secure the Digital Economy Announces 2018 Priorities A Global Initiative to Combat Cyber Threats to the Internet Ecosystem      Washington, DC – In advance of the delivery of the United States’ cybersecurity botnet Report to the President on May 11, the Council to Secure...
Date: 04.03.2018
Following years of simmering national security concerns regarding the presence of Chinese products and services in U.S telecommunications networks, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in advance of an April 17, 2018 Commission vote. The explanation for the swift FCC action came in a...
Posted In: cybersecurity
Date: 03.26.2018
Background: The FCC will vote April 17 on a plan from Chairman Ajit Pai to prevent telecom subsidy money from being used to buy equipment or services from companies deemed to pose a threat to U.S. national security. The following statement can be attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter: “USTelecom members have long...
Posted In: cybersecurity
Date: 03.13.2018
Every day businesses worldwide compete to become more efficient, effective and profitable through ever-evolving technological innovation and creativity.  Unfortunately, at the same time, malicious actors are working tirelessly to leverage any and all vulnerabilities within any system they can find, or insiders they can manipulate. Over the...
Posted In: cybersecurity, fiber
Date: 03.01.2018
  (Washington, DC) – Today, the Communications Sector Coordinating Council (CSCC) released its Sector Activities Report for 2017. CSCC members, which represent communications sector critical infrastructure owners/operators/trade associations in broadcasting, cable, satellite, wireless and wireline, work with government...
Posted In: cybersecurity
Date: 02.26.2018
  By Jonathan Spalter, President & CEO, USTelecom and Dean Garfield, CEO & President, Information Technology Industry Council Here’s a quick exercise. Tally up the most important things in your life that rely on the internet. Your checking account, life savings, data storage, balance sheets, family photos, health records,...
Date: 02.23.2018
    Leading global and U.S. information and communications technology companies join forces to combat cyber threats Washington, DC – Leaders from the world’s leading internet and communications technology companies joined with USTelecom and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) today to announce the...
Date: 02.08.2018
Background: Today, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Christopher Krebs as Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs, Department of Homeland Security. The following statement is from Jonathan Spalter, president & CEO, USTelecom: “Securing and protecting our nation's critical physical and cybersecurity...
Date: 02.06.2018
With the release of the January 5, 2018 Draft Report to the President “Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets and Other Automated, Distributed Threats” the U.S. Administration set forth a vision that, if properly executed, has the potential to profoundly impact the security of our global...

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