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Date: 11.13.2017
The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) was collaboratively designed as a tool to help companies strategically manage their cybersecurity risk. Policy discussions on both the national and international level since its creation in 2014 have credited this Framework for helping to improve...
Date: 10.04.2017
Background:  The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation today approved David Redl’s nomination to serve as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Communication and Information. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “David Redl...
Date: 05.17.2017
Background: The White House yesterday nominated David Redl as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Communication and Information. This statement is attributable to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “The Commerce Department can play a vital role in expanding access to broadband...
Date: 12.08.2016
Multi-sector industry-government engagement is vital if the nation is to stay ahead of the prolific growth and creativity of global cyber threats, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said at a recent USTelecom National Cybersecurity Policy Forum. Pritzker talked up a report that was months in the works commissioned by the President’s...
Date: 10.13.2016
While broadband internet adoption has been growing over the past two decades and the digital divide has been closing rapidly in recent years, there remains a group of non-adopters who may not be easily converted, according to NTIA's July 2015 Computer and Internet Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey. USTelecom enthusiastically...