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FCC Cybersecurity Technology Forum & Demo Rescheduled to Nov. 12

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Released: October 25, 2013

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News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT

:

October 25, 2013

Mike Snyder, 202-418-0997
Email: michael.snyder@fcc.gov

FCC'S CYBERSECURITY TECHNOLOGY FORUM & DEMO RESCHEDULED TO NOV. 12

Discussion to Consider Protecting Children from Online Risks Followed by Showcase of Latest
Cybersecurity Technology
Washington, D.C. On November 12, 2013, the FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
will host a forum and hold technology demonstrations dedicated to cybersecurity issues consumers face
with a particular focus on safeguarding children on the Internet. The event will take place in the FCC
Commission Meeting Room (TW C-305) at 445 12th Street SW, Washington DC 20554 from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m.
The forum seeks to bring together teens, parents, educators and subject matter experts to discuss the
issues surrounding cybersecurity (online safety) and the use of technologies that can assist in keeping
children safe on the Internet. Panelists will discuss the importance of identifying and preventing risky
online behaviors and will provide tips on how to protect children from these risks. The experts will also
address technological advancements in cybersecurity, especially as they relate to social media, mobile
security and preventing identity theft.
Following the forum there will be technological demonstrations in the FCC's Technology Experience
center located in the same building from 1 to 3 p.m.
An updated agenda will be released closer to the date of the event.
This event is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, please pre-register by submitting your
name, organization and contact information to cybersecuritynextgen@fcc.gov. The forum will be webcast
live at www.fcc.gov/live and questions during the forum can be sent to livequestions@fcc.gov or by using
#CyberSecurityfcc on Twitter.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Send detailed
requests with contact information to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs
Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (Voice) or (202) 418-0432 (TTY). Requests should be made as early as
possible.
For additional information on this event visit
http://www.fcc.gov/events/cybersecurity-next-generation-technology-forum or contact Donice Jones at
(202) 418-2736 or Donice.Jones@fcc.gov.
For more information about the FCC, visit http://www.fcc.gov.

-FCC-

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