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September 17, 2021

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DHS and NIST at work on best practices 'conformance program' for GPS users

By Mariam Baksh / November 2, 2018

A multi-agency effort is underway aimed at getting telecommunications providers and other critical infrastructure users of the Global Positioning System to improve their cybersecurity with the development of a potential “conformance program” for industry's use of best practices, according to government officials working on the project.

“The synchronization of vast networks of communications, power grids, really big critical infrastructures use GPS but they don't really secure it that well,” the Office of Space Commerce's Jason Kim told the National Institute...

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