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Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council Looking for Members

February 12, 2013 — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is to extend the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) for a fourth two-year term and is seeking nominations for membership to be submitted by March 20, 2013. The CSRIC is seeking representatives from government agencies, communications service providers, mobile technology developers, and organizations representing people with disabilities. The CSRIC is a federal advisory committee that “provides guidance, expertise, and recommendations to the Commission to improve the security, reliability and interoperability of the nation’s communications systems.” The responsibilities of the CSRIC include, but are not limited to the development of FCC best practices with regards to the improvement and promotion of secure networks and mobile devices, reliable communications services, enhanced 911 and next-generation 911 services (NG 9-1-1), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and the transmission of timely emergency alerts and warnings. The process by which to nominate or express interest of membership can be reviewed in the FCC Public Notice.   

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