Securing Small and Medium-Sized Business ICT Supply Chains Webinar


Registration Open: CISA invites you to attend a supply chain webinar, Securing Small and Medium-Sized Business ICT Supply Chains, on November 15 from 1-2pm ET. Engage with leaders, experts, and representatives from the ICT Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force as they discuss key cyber related supply chain risks and how they affect small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). It will also overview an upcoming product, Securing Small and Medium-Sized Business Supply Chains: A Resource Handbook for the IT and Communications Sector, which highlights several use cases developed to assist ICT SMBs identify necessary resources to implement ICT supply chain security practices. 

There is no registration fee associated with this event.

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Webinar Overview

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Small and Medium-Sized Business (SMB) community represents over 160,000 companies in the United States that connect, build, and integrate technology products and solutions. Given that ICT supply chain related risks are increasing and are potentially more harmful to SMBs, it is essential for these companies to implement robust supply chain security practices. Panelists will discuss how the upcoming Securing Small and Medium-Sized Business Supply Chains handbook can provide SMBs with practical and actionable measures to mitigate supply chain risks.

Moderator:

John Miller, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC)

Panelists:

Jeffery Goldthorp, Associate Bureau Chief and Chief Data Officer, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Tamber Ray, Regulatory Counsel, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

Ola Sage, Founder and CEO, CyberRx

Key Topics:

  • High priority ICT supply chain risk categories for ICT SMBs
  • Feasible and applicable measures ICT SMBs can take to mitigate risks
  • Federal cross-agency and private sector collaboration
  • Actionable ICT SCRM information and resources
     

Past Events

WEBINAR: SECURING AND ENHANCING THE ICT SUPPLY CHAIN 

On July 13, 2022, CISA hosted a supply chain webinar, Securing and Enhancing the ICT Supply Chain. Panelists from the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force discussed key public-private sector policies, initiatives, and programs that are designed to advance ICT supply chain risk management resilience; examine how best to prioritize and rationalize federal cross-agency and private sector collaboration and activities, utilizing a resource appropriate approach; and discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and other recent disruptive events on the ICT supply chain and the U.S. economy.

Moderator:

Robert Mayer, USTelecom

Panelists:

Edna Conway, Microsoft Corporation
Joyce Corell, Office of the National Cyber Director 
Laura Hershon, National Risk Management Center
Melissa Newman, Telecommunications Industry Association

Key Topics:

  • Federal cross-agency and private sector collaboration

  • Actionable ICT SCRM information and resources

Watch the event below:

PARTNERSHIP IN ACTION: DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY,

On December 18, 2020, CISA hosted a virtual event, Partnership in Action: Driving Supply Chain Security, for the cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and information security communities to learn about the ICT SCRM Task Force’s progress, findings, and accomplishments in Year Two to further assess and manage risks associated with the global ICT supply chain.

Watch this past event below:

This video stream is also available directly on YouTube.

Contact Information 

For questions regarding this event, please email  ict_scrm_taskforce@hq.dhs.gov.

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