October 16, 2019
The Weekly Analysis
Insiders: Telecom cyber efforts affected, not derailed, by FCC withdrawal from policy space
Roughly two years after Chairman Ajit Pai began a process of withdrawing from cybersecurity responsibilities defined by the Federal Communications Commission's previous leadership, stakeholders say roles at the FCC and Federal Trade Commission have yet to be fully defined, but cyber initiatives are proceeding effectively between the telecom sector and government.
“The FCC has morphed itself to be an expert adviser agency rather than a lead agency” on cybersecurity, said Gregory Guice of the law firm McGuireWoods and a former...