Cybersecurity http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33591/more en 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: DHS funds tech to root out malware in government mobile apps http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-funds-tech-root-out-malware-government-mobile-apps <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.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2018/04/dhs-funds-tech-root-out-malware-government-mobile-apps/147547/">DHS funds tech to root out malware in government mobile apps</a></p> <p><a href="https://gcn.com/articles/2018/04/16/firstnet-apps.aspx">San Francisco hosts initial FirstNet hackathon</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-funds-tech-root-out-malware-government-mobile-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-funds-tech-root-out-malware-government-mobile-apps#comments Cybersecurity DHS Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:32:00 +0000 54531 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 Newscan: To pay or not to pay hackers? Ransomware poses a dilemma for governments http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-pay-or-not-pay-hackers-ransomware-poses-dilemma-governments <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.governing.com/topics/mgmt/gov-ransomware-atlanta-baltimore-cybersecurity-lc.html">To pay or not to pay hackers? Ransomware poses a dilemma for governments</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bs-md-ci-911-hacked-20180327-story.html">Baltimore 911 dispatch center hacked, investigation underway, officials confirm</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-pay-or-not-pay-hackers-ransomware-poses-dilemma-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-pay-or-not-pay-hackers-ransomware-poses-dilemma-governments#comments Cybersecurity Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:12:00 +0000 54381 at http://urgentcomm.com GWTCA: Andy Maxymillian and Alan Tilles outline organization's key initiatives, including smart-cities policy efforts http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-outline-organizations-key-initiatives-including-smart-ci <div class="node-body video-body">Government Wireless Technology and Communications Association (GWTCA) President Andy Maxymillian, left, and Alan Tilles outline some of the organization's key policy objectives, including effort designed to help local governments implement rules that that enable the deployment of ultra-dense networks needed to support 5G communications while protecting the interests of the government and its citizens.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-outline-organizations-key-initiatives-including-smart-ci" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/gwtca-andy-maxymillian-and-alan-tilles-outline-organizations-key-initiatives-including-smart-ci#comments Cybersecurity Policy Training IWCE Tue, 06 Mar 2018 02:39:00 +0000 53861 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 Newscan: How UK spies hacked a European ally and got away with it http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-uk-spies-hacked-european-ally-and-got-away-it <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://theintercept.com/2018/02/17/gchq-belgacom-investigation-europe-hack/">How UK spies hacked a European ally and got away with it</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/16/17021684/facebook-twitter-mueller-russia-troll-factory">Russia&rsquo;s troll identities were more sophisticated than anyone thought</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.rcrwireless.com/20180215/network-infrastructure/antennas-5G">Equipment vendors focus on smaller antennas for 5G</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-uk-spies-hacked-european-ally-and-got-away-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-uk-spies-hacked-european-ally-and-got-away-it#comments Cybersecurity Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:28:00 +0000 53651 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: An ‘iceberg’ of unseen crimes: Many cyber offenses go unreported http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iceberg-unseen-crimes-many-cyber-offenses-go-unreported <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.nytimes.com/2018/02/05/nyregion/cyber-crimes-unreported.html">An &lsquo;iceberg&rsquo; of unseen crimes: Many cyber offenses go unreported</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.radioworld.com/news-and-business/0002/how-amateur-radio-played-a-role-in-the-hawaii-eas-emergency-response/341139">How amateur radio played a role in the Hawaii EAS response</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iceberg-unseen-crimes-many-cyber-offenses-go-unreported" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iceberg-unseen-crimes-many-cyber-offenses-go-unreported#comments Cybersecurity Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:47:00 +0000 53501 at http://urgentcomm.com Single core, singular priority: FirstNet policy helps protect public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/blog/single-core-singular-priority-firstnet-policy-helps-protect-public-safety-communications <div class="node-body blog-body">FirstNet legislation took direct aim at unsuccessful past attempts at interoperability by mandating that the public-safety network be built to open, commercially available standards. A single FirstNet core ensures interoperability among the network-based applications that first responders will use to share voice, video and data.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/single-core-singular-priority-firstnet-policy-helps-protect-public-safety-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/single-core-singular-priority-firstnet-policy-helps-protect-public-safety-communications#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:39:00 +0000 52811 at http://urgentcomm.com