Thursday, October 29, 2015

:: FCC and CU Boulder Public Safety Cybersecurity Summit

FCC and University of Colorado, Boulder Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program to co-sponsor summit exploring cybersecurity issues for communications and public safety sectors

On December 7, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission and the Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate, contracting on behalf of the CU Boulder Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program will co-host a summit to explore cybersecurity issues facing the telecommunications sector and the public safety community.  The summit will seek to promote ways to develop, implement and measure best practices, enhance c-suite and agency senior level awareness, and evolve policy planning related to cybersecurity recommendations for the telecommunications sector, public safety sector, research and development, and workforce planning/talent management.  This day-long public forum would allow exchange of ideas, as well as allow extended interaction with critical industry, academic and government personnel involved in securing our commercial networks, evolving the next generation of public safety networks, and planning for the future of these critical communications assets. 

WHAT:            FCC-CU Boulder ITP Public Safety Cybersecurity Summit

The event will feature industry, public safety, academic and government thought leaders in the field of cybersecurity in a series of moderated panels, considering technical, practical, and policy issues related to the cybersecurity threats facing our commercial and public safety networks.
A summit agenda, providing additional details about the event will be released at a later date.     
WHEN:            Monday, December 7, 2015, 9:00 AM, DLC Bechtel Collaboratory, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

WHO:              Security researchers, policymakers, industry leaders, cybersecurity organizations, investors, public safety organizations, state, local and Tribal government officials, academic institutions and others interested in understanding the current and evolving cybersecurity landscape in these sectors.  Space is limited for this event.  Please e-mail with “Registration” in the subject line and provide your name, organization affiliation and contact information.

Released:  10/27/2015.  FCC AND CU BOULDER TO HOLD PUBLIC SAFETY CYBERSECURITY SUMMIT. (DA No.  15-1224).  PSHSB . Contact:  Erika Olsen at (202) 418-2868, email: Erika.Olsen@fcc.govor ITP Corporate Outreach:Terese Manley at (303) 492-3824, email: News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen at (202) 418-1162, email: Rochelle.Cohen@fcc.gov

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