CenturyLink's Glen Post to serve on White House telecom security panel

Glen Post, CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) CEO, is adding another task to his duties by serving on President Obama's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

Glen F. Post, CenturyLink

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Joining fellow service provider CEOs Maggie Wilderotter of Frontier (NYSE: FTR) and James Crowe of Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT), the NSTAC panel makes recommendations to the White House for developing national security policy and emergency communications.

Some of the issues the NSTAC deals with include information systems and infrastructure protection.

In addition to NSTAC, Post also serves as the chairman of the FCC's Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), overseeing issues related to public safety and government agencies, communications and utility companies, Internet user groups, public interest organizations, and other experts. He was appointed to this post in August by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

As chair of the CSRIC, Post will work with the panel's 53 members to develop best practices and actions "the FCC can take to ensure the security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems."

For more:
- see the release

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