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Date: 04.14.2015
Background: Today, the House Homeland Security Committee marked up and approved H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015, to enhance multi-directional sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks while strengthening privacy and civil liberties. The bill is scheduled to be considered on the House floor next...
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Date: 03.25.2015
Background: Yesterday, the bipartisan leadership of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and its cybersecurity subcommittee introduced H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats. Please attribute the following...
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Date: 03.19.2015
The fifth in USTelecom's series of National Cybersecurity Policy Forums will address analysis and findings from the final report of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) Working Group 4. The report provides insight and guidance on how companies can use the...
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: 03.11.2015
In an effort to increase wages in an otherwise recovering economy, the President announced a renewed focus on high tech jobs training and hiring. The President’s TechHire initiative calls on more than 300 employers, educational institutions, and local governments to help train and hire low-skilled workers in tech fields such as software...
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...
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Date: 03.06.2015
USTelecom kicks off its fifth National Cybersecurity Policy Forum with a keynote address by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), the new chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, who is already playing a major role to further advance cybersecurity legislation by seeking to build broad bipartisan consensus on key issues. He...
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...
Date: 02.27.2015
Several recent reports forecast the substantial growth of the Internet-connected car market, highlighting the benefits of these in-vehicle technologies while also flagging potential security concerns. According to Transparency Market Research’s analysis profiled in Telecompetitor, the global connected car market is projected to reach $131...

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