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Communications Service Providers Asked to Adopt the FCC CSRIC Guidance on Signaling System 7 Vulnerability Reduction

Last week, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau released a Public Notice (“Notice”) urging communications service providers to review and assess how they can incorporate the recommendations from Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (“CSRIC”) V, Working Group 10 March 2017 Report to abate security signaling system 7 (“SS7”) protocol vulnerabilities(the “SS7 Report”).  SS7 … Continue Reading

FCC Seeks Comment on Cybersecurity Best Practices for ISPs

Late last week, the FCC released a Public Notice requesting comment on existing best practices for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to combat cybersecurity threats.  The inquiry is a follow up to the FCC’s New Cybersecurity Initiative focused on developing a voluntary, private-sector driven approach to cyber risk management.  Comments from this inquiry will support and inform … Continue Reading

What to Watch For With The FCC’s New Cybersecurity Initiative

In the wake of a number of high-profile cybersecurity events — from the Heartbleed bug to the Target breach — cybersecurity has become a red-hot issue in Washington, D.C.  Earlier this month, in a major address delivered at the American Enterprise Institute, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a new cybersecurity initiative to create a … Continue Reading