September 17, 2019
FCC reviews comments on 'SS7' security implementation as some critics call for more action
Critics of the FCC’s level of engagement on cybersecurity say more needs to be done to secure basic telecommunications network architecture, as the agency’s public safety bureau reviews comments on providers’ implementation of security recommendations it made last year.
“It’s been a year and we have no clue as to whether the voluntary approach is even making a dent,” retired Rear Adm. David Simpson, former chief of the FCC’s public safety bureau, told Inside Cybersecurity. “The FCC owes the nation...