High Tech Policy

February 3, 2023

HIGH TECH POLICY

President Biden Announces Intent to Appoint Maria Martinez to National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

President Biden today announced his intent to appoint Cisco Chief Operating Officer Maria Martinez to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), which provides industry-based analyses and recommendations to the Executive Office of the President (EOP) on how the government can enact policy for, or take actions to enhance, national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications.   Cisco […]

January 24, 2023

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Applauds CISA’s ‘K-12 Protecting Our Future Report’

Statement by Bill Davenport, Senior Director, Spectrum & Technology Policy, Government Affairs: Today’s report by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is an important recognition of the incredibly diverse cyber threat landscape facing K-12 education organizations across the country. No school district is immune from cyberattacks in today’s hyper-connected world, and it’s critical that […]

January 24, 2023

HIGH TECH POLICY

We Can’t Ignore the Digital Skills Shortage: Six Public Policies to Address This 21st-Century Crisis

Businesses, governments, universities, nonprofits, and other organizations are entering a new era of connectivity and technology. Whether to boost productivity, improve public services, or help make cities more sustainable, this rapid adoption of technology is creating endless benefits. However, one challenge is threatening to stall the digital transformation of the future: the growing digital skills […]

November 9, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

Trust, Transparency and Transatlantic Data Flows

The new EU-US Data Protection Framework is intended to create an effective mechanism for transatlantic data flows and to bring renewed legal certainty. This blog looks at approaches to privacy, trust and the roles of government and industry: what are consumers thinking?

August 1, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

Jeff Campbell to Serve as Cisco’s Chief Government Strategy Officer

Today, I am excited to announce that Senior Vice President Jeff Campbell has been promoted to Chief Government Strategy Officer of Cisco. Jeff succeeds Michael Timmeny, who previously held the role and opened Cisco’s Washington, D.C. office in 1998. Michael will now serve as an Executive Advisor for Cisco. As Chief Government Strategy Officer, Jeff […]

May 20, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

An Action Plan to Boost Open Source Security

Last week, Cisco’s Head of Open Source, Stephen Augustus, and I joined nearly 100 executives from 37 companies and leaders from the White House and across the U.S. federal government in Washington DC at the Open Source Software Security Summit II to finalize an action plan to boost the security of open source software (“OSS”). […]

May 17, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

Welcoming new European law to ward off cyberattacks on critical infrastructure

European policymakers reached a deal on a new law regulating cybersecurity for critical infrastructure entities. Cisco welcomes this agreement and the continued attention that the European Union is dedicating to secure critical infrastructure.

May 5, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Welcomes Bill Davenport as Senior Director, Government Affairs

Cisco is proud to announce that Bill Davenport will serve as a Senior Director of Government Affairs in our Washington, DC office.

March 23, 2022

HIGH TECH POLICY

Meeting Europe’s 2030 Digital Decade Targets

Cisco’s vision for powering the internet of the future looks to close the digital divide. We explore the results of Cisco's latest Broadband Index and why Europe’s 2030 Digital Decade targets are so important.