Cybersecurity http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33591/more en Newscan: Experts working with Homeland Security hacked into Boeing 757 http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-experts-working-homeland-security-hacked-boeing-757 <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.cbsnews.com/news/homeland-security-hacked-boeing-757-jetliner/">Experts working with Homeland Security hacked into Boeing 757</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2017/nov/09/911-calls-misrouted-because-software-update/456630/">Software update misrouted 911 calls in Tennessee counties</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-experts-working-homeland-security-hacked-boeing-757" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-experts-working-homeland-security-hacked-boeing-757#comments Cybersecurity Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:02:00 +0000 52591 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T: Doug Clark differentiates FirstNet from commercial broadband offerings http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-doug-clark-differentiates-firstnet-commercial-broadband-offering <div class="node-body video-body">Doug Clark, AT&T’s assistant vice president for FirstNet outreach and consultation, explains how public-safety agencies subscribing to FirstNet—being built nationwide by AT&T—will receive services that differ from traditional commercial broadband offerings.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-doug-clark-differentiates-firstnet-commercial-broadband-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-doug-clark-differentiates-firstnet-commercial-broadband-offering#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:27:00 +0000 52561 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet will hold ‘opt-out’ states accountable to meeting network policies for 25 years, officials say http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-will-hold-opt-out-states-accountable-meeting-network-polici <div class="node-body article-body">​States and territories that seek to “opt-out” of FirstNet and build the public-safety LTE radio access network (RAN) within their borders must clear multiple statutory hurdles and be prepared for FirstNet’s ongoing oversight of its RAN operations for the next 25 years, according to FirstNet officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-will-hold-opt-out-states-accountable-meeting-network-polici" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-will-hold-opt-out-states-accountable-meeting-network-polici#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:52:00 +0000 52111 at http://urgentcomm.com Verizon exec shares carrier’s FirstNet interop goals, Band 14 device plans, why it did not bid against AT&T http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-exec-shares-carrier-s-firstnet-interop-goals-band-14-device- <div class="node-body article-body">Verizon hopes its planned public-safety network and applications will interoperate with the FirstNet system—even committing to including FirstNet 700 MHz Band 14 operations in Verizon devices—to give public safety a competitive option, but the carrier has yet to begin formal discussions with FirstNet, according to a Verizon official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-exec-shares-carrier-s-firstnet-interop-goals-band-14-device-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-exec-shares-carrier-s-firstnet-interop-goals-band-14-device-#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:35:00 +0000 52081 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T’s Sambar apologizes to NPSTC, describes core-to-core interoperability as a ‘slippery slope’ http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/att-s-sambar-apologizes-npstc-describes-core-core-interoperability-slippery-slope <div class="node-body article-body">​Chris Sambar, AT&amp;T’s official leading the FirstNet effort, apologizes for comments about the public-safety-grade (PSG) definition, said AT&amp;T is committed to Band 14 deployment and outlined potential security concerns that core-to-core interoperability with Verizon or other carriers could cause for public safety.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/att-s-sambar-apologizes-npstc-describes-core-core-interoperability-slippery-slope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/att-s-sambar-apologizes-npstc-describes-core-core-interoperability-slippery-slope#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Design System Operation NPSTC NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:02:00 +0000 51981 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Kirk Miller and Wendell Robinson demonstrate potential hack of LMR system http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm <div class="node-body video-body">Kirk Miller and Wendell Robinson of Motorola Solutions demonstrate how even an unsophisticated hacker can compromise an unprotected LMR network—particularly one that is interconnected with the other systems or the Internet—in an effort to raise awareness about the issue and the importance of securing systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm#comments Cybersecurity Public Safety Security APCO Motorola Solutions Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:53:00 +0000 51971 at http://urgentcomm.com APCO identifies potential NG911 impacts, challenges in Project 43 report http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report <div class="node-body article-body">​Next-generation 911 (NG911) will have significant operational implications for 911 centers, requiring new personnel skill sets to leverage the platform’s technological functionality and federal resources to fund the NG911 transition nationwide, according to the Project 43 report from APCO.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding Interoperability NG-911 Policy Public Safety APCO Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:07:00 +0000 51941 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T exec discusses core-to-core interoperability, Verizon proposal, FirstNet differentiators http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-exec-discusses-core-core-interoperability-verizon-proposal-first <div class="node-body article-body">Enabling interoperability between the FirstNet public-safety LTE core being built by AT&amp;T and the LTE cores of Verizon or other carriers is feasible technically, but doing so would be a departure from the FirstNet request for proposals (RFP) and could introduce security issues for public safety, according to an AT&amp;T executive.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-exec-discusses-core-core-interoperability-verizon-proposal-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-exec-discusses-core-core-interoperability-verizon-proposal-first#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Cybersecurity Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government System Design System Operation APCO NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:42:00 +0000 51641 at http://urgentcomm.com Verizon commits to building dedicated public-safety LTE core network in 2018 http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-commits-building-dedicated-public-safety-lte-core-network-20 <div class="node-body article-body">Verizon will build a dedicated public-safety LTE core network next year that will be designed to provide public-safety customers with a viable option to the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) being developed by AT&T, according to a Verizon executive.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-commits-building-dedicated-public-safety-lte-core-network-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/verizon-commits-building-dedicated-public-safety-lte-core-network-20#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:59:00 +0000 51571 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Users report incredibly scary 911 bug in new OnePlus 5 cell phone http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-users-report-incredibly-scary-911-bug-new-oneplus-5-cell-phone <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://gizmodo.com/users-report-incredibly-scary-oneplus-5-911-bug-1797013967">Users report incredibly scary 911 bug in new OnePlus 5 cell phone</a></p> <p><a href="https://vtdigger.org/2017/07/20/vermont-will-shop-around-public-safety-telecom-technology/">Vermont will shop around for public-safety telecom technology</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.unionleader.com/article/20170720/NEWS07/170719177">New Hampshire prepares to sign on to first-responder broadband</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-users-report-incredibly-scary-911-bug-new-oneplus-5-cell-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-users-report-incredibly-scary-911-bug-new-oneplus-5-cell-phone#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 28 Jul 2017 03:34:00 +0000 51331 at http://urgentcomm.com