Web Roundup
Items from other news organizations

New Jersey took $1.4 billion from customers’ phone bills for a new 911 system but never delivered

How hackers carried out the DDoS cyberattack with DVRs and cameras

Here’s what crippled the Internet

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

The Internet of Things is totally unregulated, and that might have to change

Need for FirstNet greater than ever, first responders say

Why securing IoT is a national-security imperative

Connected devices are easily hacked. Why aren’t we holding manufacturers accountable?

Fighting fire with tweets: California uses social media to save lives

Chinese firm admits its hacked products were behind Friday’s massive DDoS attack

Judge approves $15 billion settlement in Volkswagen emissions-software dispute

Taking cyber power seriously

Making sense of AT&T’s bid for Time Warner

Kaine wary of AT&T-Time Warner merger

Shocker: FCC’s forward auction closes after only one round of $21.5 billion

Cyberattack on Michigan utility highlights the cost of breach response and the need for preparation

Forging the fiber future

Google has quietly dropped ban on personally identifiable web tracking

Too little, too late from Obama on infrastructure security

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

Sepura appoints new Chairman and interim CEO

AT&T press release: AT&T to acquire Time Warner

Moody’s places AT&T’s credit ratings on review for downgrade following Time Warner acquisition announcement

Rivada survey: Americans ready to prioritize public-safety traffic

xG Technology announces $16 million binding agreement to acquire Vislink Communications Systems

Philadelphia’s Chester County moves to a fully integrated text-to-911 solution from Airbus DS Communications