telecommunications

Risks Telecommunications Central Offices

This infographic identifies the risks associated with physical, cyber, utilities and services, and network resilience of telecommunications central office services as well as potential mitigations to improve telecommunication resiliency. It is meant to facilitate constructive and meaningful dialogue between service providers and their customers in critical infrastructure and Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (FSLTT) governments on how to lower the risk to their facilities from physical and cyber threats.

SAFECOM and NCSWIC Develop Incident-Related Imagery Impacts 101

Author: Josh Black, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Joint SAFECOM-NCSWIC NG911 Working Group Federal Lead

New technologies in 911 centers are enabling the public to exchange multimedia (e.g., photos, videos, text messages) with 911 centers, which can improve situational awareness and inform emergency response efforts. However, this data can impact 911 operations, resources, and personnel.

5G Potential Threat Vectors

CISA, in coordination with the National Security Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, as part of the Enduring Security Framework (ESF)—a cross-sector, public-private working group—released a Potential Threat Vectors to 5G Infrastructure paper. This paper identifies and assesses risks and vulnerabilities introduced by 5G.

ICT SCRM Task Force Vendor Template

The Vendor SCRM Template provides a set of questions regarding an ICT supplier/provider’s implementation and application of industry standards and best practices that can help guide supply chain risk planning in a standardized way. The template provides organizations clarity for reporting and vetting processes when purchasing ICT hardware, software, and services.

ICT SCRM Task Force Year Two Report

This report provides an update on the ICT Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force’s progress in Year Two to advance meaningful partnerships and analysis around supply chain security and resilience. The report summarizes the work of the Task Force’s five working groups to address challenges to information sharing, threat analysis, qualified bidder and qualified manufacturer lists, vendor assurance, and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on ICT supply chains.

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