Cybersecurity http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33591/more en 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 FirstNet clarifies position on LTE core use in ‘opt-out’ states, says it also applies to ‘extended primary’ groups http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-clarifies-position-lte-core-use-opt-out-states-says-it-also-applies-extended-p <div class="node-body article-body">States or territories that achieve “opt-out” status must use the FirstNet LTE core network to provide broadband services to FirstNet public-safety users in both the “primary” and “extended primary” groups, according to information released recently by FirstNet and published on the organization’s web site.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-clarifies-position-lte-core-use-opt-out-states-says-it-also-applies-extended-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-clarifies-position-lte-core-use-opt-out-states-says-it-also-applies-extended-p#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Interoperability Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:55:00 +0000 52671 at http://urgentcomm.com 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