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TIA Urges Passage of CISA-Important Legislation Needed to Protect Against Increasing Cyber Threats
Arlington, Va. (October 20, 2015) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today urged the Senate to quickly pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S. 754).
TIA CEO Scott Belcher issued the following statement:
“Urgent action needs to be taken to protect critical infrastructure against the increasing number of cyber threats. TIA is pleased that the Senate has decided to bring the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) to the floor and we urge the Senate to quickly pass this critical cybersecurity legislation. By providing greater legal protection to those who share cyber threats and vulnerabilities, CISA will encourage voluntary sharing of data and help provide a stronger defense against hackers.”
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details.
TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.