March 18, 2015
CTIA Statement After the CSRIC Working Group IV’s Released Its Cybersecurity Report .
WASHINGTON – The following statement should be attributed to CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Cybersecurity John Marinho:
“CTIA and its members were key participants in this group that worked with others across the telecom and tech sectors to meet the challenge posed by the Presidential Executive Order and the FCC. Today’s report offers the most comprehensive application and analysis of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework that establishes a new paradigm to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Based on a strong legacy of wireless security in the U.S., where protecting consumers remains a top priority, this framework provides mobile companies with the continued flexibility to adopt best practices that best meet the dynamic threat landscape.”
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America’s competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.