The Cybersecurity Committee focuses on the development of policies and initiatives designed to improve the security of the nation's critical information infrastructure through cooperation and outreach among industry and government. Whether the challenge is mobilizing collaboration within the private sector toward practical information security solutions, engaging government leadership on critical information security concerns, influencing public policy, promoting cyber security R&D, or building the talent base globally, this committee is at the forefront of the information security dialogue.
Specifically, the Committee advocates for the development of a national cybersecurity strategy and focuses on a wide variety of policy issues including, but not limited to: Critical Infrastructure management, Information Sharing, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Education and Awareness, and International Cybersecurity Issues.
In addition, the committee analyzes legislative and regulatory proposals, responds to requests from Congress and the administration, provides testimony for relevant tax issues and presents CompTIA Membership with networking opportunities with key decision makers.
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| May 07, 2019
There were more than 11.8 million people with technology jobs in the United States last year – an increase of 260,865 jobs between 2017 and last year. And while most of these jobs continue to be concentrated in major tech hubs, a solid number of states from the South and Midwest ranked within the top ten for total net tech employment, according to the new Cyberstates™ report from CompTIA.
| Feb 11, 2019
| Feb 11, 2019
The shift from 3G to 4G set the foundation for apps and devices that changed the way we interact with each other and with technology, according to FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr. The shift from 4G to 5G will be even more pronounced. Talking about 5G and its potential, Carr highlighted several key themes in a recent speech to CompTIA.
Sep 17, 2019
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