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Date: 09.28.2017
USTelecom’s Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity Robert Mayer recently discussed a number of inter-related cyber policy challenges and the need for industry-government collaboration to help accelerate activities that will better protect America’s economic and national security. In an exclusive interview published in InsideCybersecurity...
Date: 07.24.2017
Last week, USTelecom hosted an event in Washington, D.C. at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, “Implementing the White House Cybersecurity Executive Order,” which featured Rob Joyce, White House Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator. Joyce joined the White House from the National Security Agency, where he...
Date: 05.11.2017
Background: Today, the White House issued an Executive Order, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure,” which outlines steps for improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Securing America’s communications...
Date: 02.23.2016
Leading social media and online search companies historically have expressed reluctance to answer the call of the U.S. government to engage in anti-terrorism efforts, as Politico reports. Concerns regarding censorship, disrupting First Amendment rights and free speech remain key considerations for these platforms designed to support open discourse...
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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One of the many benefits of becoming a USTelecom member is access to our CEO Memos. These publications range in subject matter and cover breaking policy news and critical industry updates. Although the topic and presentation differ widely, the core value these publications provide our membership base is consistent. These documents offer an...
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In addition to the Board of Directors and Leadership Committee, USTelecom committees work to guide the association's strategic advocacy. These committees provide an opportunity for USTelecom members to use their specialized expertise to evaluate proposed legislation and regulations that may have a significant impact on the operations of member...