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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Hi fellow IGF-USA members,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">I’m reaching out in hopes this community contributes to a project I’m working on:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">USTelecom is conducting a <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XB6HY7P">
survey</a> to gain insight into how we as a nation need to address the growing cybersecurity challenges.  Clearly, there is an increasing expectation among many in government that the private sector needs to do more to defend national security interests, even
 though this is traditionally a government obligation.  The survey is designed to gain insight into whether the U.S. government is providing adequate levels of support in multiple cyber arenas and how national security considerations play into private-sector
 cyber investment decisions.  The survey data will be aggregated and any comments that are included in a report will be anonymized without attribution.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">I am confident that this report will have a positive impact on shaping national cybersecurity policy.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Link:</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">
<a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XB6HY7P">https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XB6HY7P</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Key considerations:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<ul style="margin-top:0in" type="disc">
<li class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:0in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">We need opinions from industry, civil society, and government.
<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:0in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">You don’t need to be an economics expert.<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:0in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">You can choose to answer only those questions that apply to your organization.<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:0in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Please feel free to share with your mailing lists.
<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Of course, please reach out if you have any questions or thoughts. Always happy to chat.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Best,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Paul<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">Paul Eisler</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">Senior Director, Cybersecurity</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">USTelecom – The Broadband Association</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">601 New Jersey Avenue NW, Suite 600</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">Washington, DC 20001</span><span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">O: 202-551-9255 | M: 201-747-6062<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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