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September 17, 2021

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Former FCC security chief Simpson highlights value of NIST initiative unveiled at cyber summit

By Charlie Mitchell / August 30, 2021

Former FCC security chief David Simpson is citing President Biden’s call for critical infrastructure operators to get ahead of upcoming cybersecurity standards as an important message from the White House cyber summit, while also noting the absence of the telecom sector from an event that featured leaders from various other “lifeline” industries.

“The meeting could make a positive difference if the president’s admonition is constructively received and acted upon,” Simpson told Inside Cybersecurity, while pointing to the announcement that the...

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