May 13, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today issued the following statement on the Biden Administration’s new Executive Order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks.
Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom President and CEO said:
“The United States is by far the No. 1 global target of cybersecurity threats – most of which originate from countries far from friendly to our national interests. This Executive Order meets the moment with a serious and comprehensive framework to strengthen our overall cybersecurity posture.
“We commend the White House for this new level of urgency and accountability, specifically the steps to protect networks under federal control by insisting on the highest security standards for the cloud, the Internet of Things and supply chain. USTelecom members remain committed to a close partnership with the federal government to increase cyber protections and share information critical to our national and economic security.”
USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.