Inside Cybersecurity

August 14, 2022

Daily News

Senate confirms Davidson to lead Commerce Dept. telecom agency

By Sara Friedman / January 11, 2022

The Senate has confirmed Alan Davidson in a 60-31 vote for administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency that will play a critical role in the rollout of billions of dollars for broadband development and potentially could be a larger voice on U.S. participation in international standards bodies.

Davidson is currently a senior advisor policy advisor at the Mozilla Foundation and until 2012 led Google’s public policy office in Washington, DC. Davidson was the first director of...

Log in to access this content.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive news and analysis on cybersecurity regulations and more.