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Order on Reconsideration in the Matter of Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support …

Categories: Telecommunications/Internet

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0203/DA-17-128A1.pdf

Reverses previous orders of the Commission that designated certain broadband providers to serve low income communities as Lifeline Broadband Providers (LBPs) and receive Lifeline reimbursement.  From the Federal Communications Commission

 

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection

Categories: Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.loc.gov/collections/feinberg-whitman/about-this-collection/

Aims to provide a high level overview of information security principles and detailed descriptions of “security control families.”  Includes sections on information security elements, threats and vulnerabilities, and information security policy.  From the National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

An Introduction to Information Security

Categories: Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/800-12r1/sp800_12_r1_draft.pdf

Aims to provide a high level overview of information security principles and detailed descriptions of “security control families.”  Includes sections on information security elements, threats and vulnerabilities, and information security policy.  From the National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

The Role of Technology in Youth Harassment Victimization

Categories: Crime/Justice,Telecommunications/Internet,Youth

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/250079.pdf

Examines technology-enabled harassmentwithin the context of other types of youth victimization and risk factors to improve current policy and practice.  From the National Institute of Justice

 

Cybersecurity Risk Reduction: FCC White Paper

Categories: Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations,Telecommunications/Internet

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0118/DOC-343096A1.pdf

Describes the risk reduction portfolio of the FCC and suggests actions that would reduce cyber risk in a manner that encourages competition, protects consumers, and reduces national security risks.  From the Federal Communications Commission

 

Cross-Device Tracking: An FTC Staff Report

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Homeland Security,Privacy,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.ftc.gov/reports/cross-device-tracking-federal-trade-commission-staff-report-january-2017?utm_source=govdelivery

Describes the results of a 2015 workshop including discussions about how cross-device tracking in the online advertising industry works, the benefits and challenges, and industry efforts to deal with privacy and security issues.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Improving the Nation’s Digital Infrastructure

Categories: Business/Economics,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0119/DOC-343135A1.pdf

An agency white paper on the reasons for improving the nation’s digital infrastructure. Cites the economic upside in expanding broadband access, sets a goal of 98% nationwide deployment via private sector investment, and specifies policy measures that should be used.  From the Federal Communications Commission

 

Universal Service Monitoring Report 2016

Categories: Education,Libraries/Museums,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0113/DOC-343025A1.pdf

Provides annual information on industry revenues, program funding requirements, and other data on four universal service programs of telecommunications support.  From the Federal Communications Commission

 

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