C-SCRIP Hosts First Webinar on NTIA’s High-Speed Internet Grant Programs and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
The Communications Supply Chain Risk Information Partnership (C-SCRIP) held its first webinar for stakeholders on Monday, August 8. This program featured discussions on:
- NTIA’s Internet for All high-speed Internet grant programs, presented by Andy Berke, NTIA Special Representative for Broadband, and;
- NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management Program, presented by Cherilyn Pascoe, NIST Senior Technology Policy Advisor, and Angela Smith, NIST Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management Program Technical Lead.
Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, NTIA is responsible for distributing $48 billion to help close the digital divide and ensure that all Americans have access to reliable, affordable high-speed Internet service. Berke explained the programs and suggested that interested attendees sign up for upcoming virtual Internet for All Office Hours. He recommended that they work closely with state broadband offices to stay in the loop on the high-speed Internet grant programs.