The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) developed a Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practice Final Report dated March 2015.
The 400 page document discusses voluntary mechanisms that give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the public assurance that communication providers are taking the necessary measures to manage cybersecurity risks across the 5 major parts of communications: broadcasting, satellite, cable, wireless and wireline.
The document also details implementation guidance to help communication providers adapt to NIST Cybersecurity Framework. The NIST Cybersecurity Framework was created to satisfy the President’s Executive Order 13636 – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.
Each of the 5 major components of FCC communications ( broadcasting, satellite, cable, wireless and wireline) have been be treated as critical infrastructure and evaluated by the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
The segment and feeder subgroup findings and resulting NIST Cybersecurity Framework implementation guidance are contained in the appendices to this report. – more info here
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