House Group To Tackle Telecom Network Security Risks

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 9:47 PM EDT) -- A group of House lawmakers on Tuesday launched a bipartisan working group on ways to protect telecommunications networks from cyberattacks, kickstarting the process by hearing from industry experts that government collaboration with the private sector and better vetting of foreign vendors are vital.

During a hearing of the House communications and technology subcommittee, Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., announced the creation of a bipartisan supply chain working group, which will examine the security of the communications supply chain, the vulnerabilities, the effectiveness of public-private partnerships and the...
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