Arlington, VA (November 15, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued the following statement upon the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announcement of industry executive committee members appointed to the Information and Communications Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force.
TIA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Cinnamon Rogers, issued the following statement:
“The inaugural meeting of the Information and Communications Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force marks an important step forward in bringing together a cross-section of key industry and government stakeholders to mitigate ICT supply chain risks. TIA is pleased to join this esteemed group of global experts devoted to building security and resiliency into our telecommunications networks and looks forward to contributing as a member of the executive committee. We’re optimistic this task force will identify critical issues and propel new approaches to safeguard the ICT ecosystem. We appreciate DHS’s leadership at this critical time.”
Ashley Simmons, 703-907-7704, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 300 companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs and standards development and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market.