About - Staff Member - Courtney Lang
Courtney Lang serves as Senior Director of Policy on the Trust, Data, and Technology team, focusing on issues related to cybersecurity, privacy, and other emerging technologies. Prior to joining ITI, Courtney was a trade policy analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA), where she worked to understand the priorities of U.S. technology companies and helped them to overcome trade barriers in markets overseas. Her areas of focus included mobile & wireless communications (including 5G), cybersecurity, and the Internet of Things. During her time at ITA, Courtney worked to promote policies that would facilitate trade and support innovation. For example, she established and led the Trade in the Digital Economy Working Group under the U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue, aimed at addressing digital trade barriers in Brazil, as well as a long-term project to promote risk-based approaches to cybersecurity in the Asia-Pacific. She also worked on developing and executing a strategy aimed at supporting U.S. competitiveness in the 5G telecom technology sector.
Courtney holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science from Duke University.
Blog Posts by Courtney Lang
Taking a Closer Look at Cybersecurity Incident Reporting
(June 16, 2021)
Recent cybersecurity incidents, notably the sophisticated nation-state backed supply chain compromise of SolarWinds and the profoundly disruptive ransomware attack of the Colonial Pipeline, have placed ...
Supporting the Development and Deployment of a Secure 5G Ecosystem through Open and Interoperable Networks
(February 24, 2021)
On February 25, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold an industry listening session to gather stakeholder feedback and perspectives on various aspects of the National ...
Building an Innovative, Competitive, and Secure 5G Ecosystem
(September 29, 2020)
On September 25, ITI and the Open RAN Policy Coalition (ORPC) hosted a follow-on event to the Prague 5G Security Conference to explore important themes related to 5G development, deployment, and security. ...