Security http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32751/more en AT&T closes deal for AlienVault, appoints CEO as head of new cybersecurity unit http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/att-closes-deal-alienvault-appoints-ceo-head-new-cybersecurity-unit <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T completes its acquisition of cybersecurity firm AlienVault and established a new cybersecurity-solutions unit that will be led by AlienVault CEO Barmak Meftah, who says he wants AT&T to “simplify” cybersecurity, especially in the critical-infrastructure sector.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/att-closes-deal-alienvault-appoints-ceo-head-new-cybersecurity-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/att-closes-deal-alienvault-appoints-ceo-head-new-cybersecurity-unit#comments Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Machine-to-Machine Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Security Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:17:00 +0000 56381 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications#comments Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at http://urgentcomm.com Secured Communications solution designed to address public-safety cybersecurity, BYOD concerns http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc <div class="node-body article-body">Secured Communications has developed a platform that is designed to help public-safety agencies tackle some of its toughest productivity and security challenges, including the leveraging of personal devices in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scenario, according to CEO Robert Wilson. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government Wed, 30 May 2018 14:39:00 +0000 55011 at http://urgentcomm.com Comtech: Brian Salisbury highlights benefits of leveraging location data in IoT solutions http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Brian Salisbury, Comtech’s vice president of product management, explains how his company is delivering secure low-power solutions to provide location information for Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Machine-to-Machine NG-911 Public Safety Security Tracking, Monitoring & Control Mon, 28 May 2018 16:10:00 +0000 55001 at http://urgentcomm.com Avnet: Peter Fenn talks about AT&T partnership, company's IoT solutions portfolio http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-iot-solutions-portfolio <div class="node-body video-body">Peter Fenn, Avnet's global technical marketing manager for microcontrollers and wireless connectivity, showcases components that are available to developers through its partnership with AT&T and highlights Avnet's versatility in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-iot-solutions-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-iot-solutions-portfolio#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Machine-to-Machine Security Fri, 18 May 2018 11:53:00 +0000 54851 at http://urgentcomm.com Security concerns continue to be problematic for promising Internet of Things (IoT) industry http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Implementing little or no security measures at many endpoint devices could threaten adoption and growth of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that promise significant efficiencies to enterprises and consumer, according to panelists at Internet of Things World 2018 examining security concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Policy Security Standards Wed, 16 May 2018 14:51:00 +0000 54831 at http://urgentcomm.com pdvWireless revamps 900 MHz LTE proposal, offers control to potential utility, transport partners http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A new pdvWireless proposal would let utilities and transportation entities build their own private, secure LTE networks using licensed 900 MHz spectrum that would be reconfigured to address an interference issue that was problematic in previous versions of the plan, according to pdvWireless CEO Morgan O&rsquo;Brien.</p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Rebanding NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 09 May 2018 13:17:00 +0000 54731 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Federal security warning: Suppliers are now your weakest link http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-security-warning-suppliers-are-now-your-weakest-link <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.zdnet.com/article/security-warning-your-suppliers-are-now-your-weakest-link/">Federal security warning: Suppliers are now your weakest link</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.zdnet.com/article/radio-flaw-exposed-cities-emergency-alert-sirens-to-hackers/">Radio flaw exposes cities&rsquo; emergency-alert sirens to hackers</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-security-warning-suppliers-are-now-your-weakest-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-security-warning-suppliers-are-now-your-weakest-link#comments Cybersecurity Security Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0000 54461 at http://urgentcomm.com Network virtualization promises to play a key role in FirstNet offerings, future service innovations http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/network-virtualization-promises-play-key-role-firstnet-offerings-future-service-innova <div class="node-body article-body">Software-based networking advances are creating cost efficiencies and introducing flexible capabilities that let network providers like AT&T develop a service like FirstNet, which is being customized to meet first responders’ needs, according to IWCE 2018 panelists addressing the topic.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/network-virtualization-promises-play-key-role-firstnet-offerings-future-service-innova" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/network-virtualization-promises-play-key-role-firstnet-offerings-future-service-innova#comments Long-Term Evolution Software Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:55:00 +0000 54091 at http://urgentcomm.com New Samsung Galaxy S9 devices include FirstNet Band 14 support, AT&T and FirstNet say http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones—unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona—are approved FirstNet devices that operate on the 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet, according to officials for FirstNet and its nationwide contractor, AT&T.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say#comments Analytics Power Applications Cybersecurity Legislation Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Smartphones Mon, 26 Feb 2018 14:19:00 +0000 53731 at http://urgentcomm.com