The Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau seeks public comment on the creation of a Cybersecurity Roadmap to identify vulnerabilities to communications networks or end-users and to develop countermeasures and solutions in preparation for, and response to, cyber threats and attacks in coordination with federal partners. Anticipate completion of the Cybersecurity Roadmap by November 2010.
On April 21, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that seeks public comment on the proposed creation of a new voluntary cyber security certification program that would encourage communications service providers to implement a full range of cyber security best practices. This National broadband Plan recommendation serves as a first step to implementing a comprehensive roadmap to help counter cyber attacks and better protect America's communications infrastructure.
Federal Communications Commission consumer online security efforts should support broader national online security policy, and should be coordinated with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Trade Commission, the White House Cyber Office and other agencies. Federal agencies should connect their existing websites to OnGuard Online to provide clear consumer online security information and direction.