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  • Multi-association letter: Time to Fix Section 516 of the Continuing Resolution

    December 10, 2013

    As you and your colleagues seek to finalize federal spending levels for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, we urge you to consider substituting Section 516 of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, Pub. L. 113-6 "Section 516", with the language proposed in Section 515 of S. 1329

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity
  • ITI letter in response to Department of Defense DFARS Case 2012-D050: Interim Rule on Requirements Relating to Supply Chain Risk

    November 25, 2013

    On behalf of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)1, I am writing regarding DFARS Case 2012-D050, Requirements Relating to Supply Chain Security, which the Department of Defense (DoD) published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2013 at 78 FR 69268.

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity
  • ITI/SIA comments in response to NIST SP 800-161, “Draft Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations"

    November 01, 2013

    ITI and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) appreciate the opportunity to comment on NIST SP 800-161, DRAFT Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. We are submitting our comments both in this letter and the comments template provided.

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity
  • Submission to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

    October 24, 2013

    We appreciated the opportunity to meet with the members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) last month. As our members discussed at the meeting, the recent revelations relating to the U.S. intelligence programs have impacted the technology sector both domestically and internationally.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Comments to the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology

    October 03, 2013

    ITI and SIIA appreciated the opportunity to meet with the Review Group last month and to provide input in connection with the Review Group’s mandate to advise President Obama on “how the United States can employ its technical collection capabilities in a way that optimally protects our national security and advances our foreign policy..."

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Comments to the White House

    August 20, 2013

    We appreciate the opportunity to participate in the discussions surrounding privacy and civil liberties that the Administration has convened regarding the scope and operation of the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • ITI comments: Draft National Infrastructure Protection Plan 

    August 19, 2013

    ITI supports the review and revision of the NIPP to ensure that it remains relevant to the critical infrastructure mission over time. However, while we appreciate that the Department is working within the deadline established in PPD-21, we are very concerned that the short time frame -one week- for stakeholder review and comment on this draft does not afford adequate opportunity for us or other stakeholders to provide the substantive, thoughtful feedback required

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity
  • ITI Provides Comments on the Brazilian Server Localization Proposal

    August 01, 2013

    We appreciate this opportunity to comment on recent proposals to require data to be stored locally in Brazil; including through provisions in Marco Civil da Internet. We would like to address the potential impact these requirements could have on global digital trade flows and Brazil’s information and communications technology (ICT) services industry.

    Public Policy Tags: Internet of Things
  • ITI support letter for S 1353 - The Cybersecurity Act of 2013

    July 30, 2013

    The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is writing to express our support for S. 1353, the Cybersecurity Act of 2013. Your legislation is a very important step to advance cybersecurity policies that protect U.S. critical infrastructure from cyber threats.

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity
  • Section 515-516 Letter to House Appropriators

    July 17, 2013

    We write to express our strong concerns with Section 515 of the Fiscal Year 2014 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill being considered by the House Appropriations Committee.

    Public Policy Tags: Cybersecurity