June 14, 2021
Former FCC Chair Wheeler, security chief Simpson argue for cyber funding in broadband expansion
An article penned by former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and his security chief at the commission, retired Rear Adm. David Simpson, argues for emphasizing cybersecurity in the push to expand broadband and bolster telecom infrastructure, saying, “closing the digital divide must not create a new cyber chasm.”
Rear Adm. David Simpson
“At a time when the federal government is pouring tens of billions of dollars into internet infrastructure, cyber defense must...