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January 27, 2023

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Communications sector leader pushes back against potential cyber regulation for critical infrastructure

By Sara Friedman / January 12, 2023

The communication sector’s collaborative relationship on cybersecurity has demonstrated how government and industry can work in partnership, according to USTelecom’s Robert Mayer, who is pushing back on indications from the White House on regulation for critical infrastructure.

Mayer pointed to work conducted through the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council and the CISA-led ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force as avenues where industry and government have collaborated.

“I led a team of over 100 experts following the NIST...

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