TIA Congratulates NIST Director Nominee on Senate Confirmation

ICT association looks forward to working with Ms. Locascio on supporting U.S. standards development.

Arlington, VA (April 11, 2021) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the trusted industry association for the connected world, today released a statement regarding the confirmation of Laurie Locascio as director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST):

“TIA congratulates Laurie Locascio on her Senate confirmation for NIST director. Ms. Locascio will bring the depth of experience and wide perspective needed to lead this critical government agency to promote U.S. innovation and competitiveness. We look forward to working with Ms. Locascio and her staff by supporting U.S. leadership in advancing technology and security and with the timely update to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to ensure trust can be verified throughout global technology supply chains.”


Dan Brown, dbrown@tiaonline.org

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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 400 global companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs, standards development, and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).