CTIA Cybersecurity Summit 2017 Featuring Top Government and Telecom Leaders to Address Current Cyber Threats and Solutions

iconectiv® supporting Washington D.C. event April 27 with discussion of advancing security through verified identification

WASHINGTON--()--A stellar group of top U.S. federal and telecommunications leaders will present their perspectives on fighting the nation’s latest cyber threats at the CTIA Cybersecurity Summit 2017 this Thursday, April 27, at the Newseum in Washington D.C.

Executives from Ericsson, Qualcomm, AT&T, Cisco and McAfee will join Ronald Yearwood, Section Chief of Cyber Operations for the FBI, and Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, and others in speaking at the half-day event. Session topics will include: The Global Cyber Threat Landscape, The U.S. Government’s Role in Digital Security and Privacy, Securing the Internet of Things (IoT), and Sharing Cyber Threat Information.

iconectiv, the authoritative partner of the global communications industry, is a sponsor and exhibitor at the summit. Company officials will be on hand to discuss the importance of leveraging verifiable identification for mobile device owners as well as internet of things (IoT) applications to expand and enhance telecom security. It will also be demonstrating these identity-oriented cybersecurity solutions at the summit:

  • iconectiv Certified Call Identification (CCID) – Enables service providers to securely authenticate a call and provide notifications if the caller ID is unverified, protecting subscribers from harmful and illegal business practices.
  • iconectiv IoT AppID Security Registry – Provides real-time IoT device application authentication before allowing connectivity between devices and applications in domains such as healthcare, smart cities, automotive and critical infrastructure.

“iconectiv has delivered mission-critical solutions to support major initiatives by the government and telecommunications industry for three decades,” said Chris Drake, Chief Technology Officer, iconectiv. “We believe addressing cybersecurity issues will protect our citizenry, the economy and our nation. We commend CTIA for organizing the summit and look forward to hearing the perspectives of all involved.”

The CTIA Cybersecurity Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Newseum Knight Conference Center at 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

About CTIA

CTIA® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America’s competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

About iconectiv

At iconectiv, we envision a world without boundaries, where the ability to access and exchange information is simple, seamless and secure. As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, iconectiv realizes this vision for more than two billion people every day by providing market-leading solutions that enable the interconnection of networks, devices and applications. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv continues to protect and secure telecommunication infrastructures for service providers, governments and enterprises, while providing network and operations management, numbering, registry, messaging, and fraud and identity solutions to more than 1,200 organizations globally.

A U.S.-based company, Telcordia Technologies, doing business as iconectiv, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.

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Contacts

iconectiv
Sharon Oddy
+1-732-699-5130 / 908-809-2268
soddy@iconectiv.com
or
Global Results Communications
Lora Wilson/Gabe Uribe
+1-949-608-0276
iconectiv@globalresultspr.com

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iconectiv® supporting CTIA Cybersecurity Summit 2017 this Thursday, April 27, at the Newseum in Washington D.C. with discussion of advancing security through verified identification.

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Contacts

iconectiv
Sharon Oddy
+1-732-699-5130 / 908-809-2268
soddy@iconectiv.com
or
Global Results Communications
Lora Wilson/Gabe Uribe
+1-949-608-0276
iconectiv@globalresultspr.com