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Items from other news organizations

Is your state ready for a cyberattack on top of a natural disaster?

Adobe warns users to update Flash ASAP to fix ransomware security flaw

Universities aren’t doing enough to train the cyberdefenders America desperately needs

The safest messaging apps and tools

Bill Schrier blog: Amazon’s Echo, public safety and FirstNet

Apple won’t sue FBI to reveal hack used to unlock seized iPhone

Navy christens first robot ghost ship

Devil is in the details: Dirty little secrets of the Internet of Things

The tremendous ambitions of New York City’s free Wi-Fi

Nest to ‘brick’ working Revolv smart-home hubs in May

7 steps to biometric bliss

Chicago police department’s top cop to wear body cam as video totals lag behind other cities

White House sends bill for $3 billion federal IT fund to Congress

Homeland Security exploring body cameras for border patrol

The military is hiring a rapid cyber-response team—in case commissaries get hacked

Is high-speed Internet a basic right? Canada is debating that now

Information overload is ‘cognitive diabetes,’ says Slack CEO

Patients increasingly rely on mobile health apps, but their reliability is an issue

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

FCC bureau initiates proceeding to examine the best methods to facilitate earthquake-related emergency alerts

Sprint: Only one system needs to be retuned to complete 800 MHz rebanding along U.S.-Canada border

Link to download NASCIO’s Cyber Disruption Response Planning Guide

Transition from TTY to text technology for hearing impaired part of FCC’s tentative agenda for April 28 meeting

FirstNet blog: Updated Vehicular Network System vision

RFMW offers compact 2W power amp