Cyber attacks on public safety are very real, and first-responder organizations need to cooperate to combat efforts to infect their systems and compromise sensitive data on IP-based systems, panelists said during cybersecurity session at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) 2015 conference.
Stephen Fullerton, regional sales director for ECaTS, highlights the functionality of the company’s 911 data platform, including the abillity to access information from any smart device and its dashboard solution, which was featured on the APCO 2015 show floor in a demonstration conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the state of California.
FirstNet officials will provide information about the organization’s cybersecurity strategy this fall, beginning with its Industry Day next week, FirstNet President TJ Kennedy said this week during a panel session at the APCO 2015 show.
Efforts to have the U.S. Department of Homeland Security spearhead the federal government’s cybersecurity efforts have failed, for myriad reasons. What entity should be in charge of this all-important responsibility? The U.S. Coast Guard.
Bob Griffin, deputy under secretary for the science & technology (S&T) directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), discusses the response to the recent Visionary Goals effort and outlines the components of the ongoing National Conversation initiative.
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As part of its Visionary Goals initiative, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has established an online collaboration community at http://scitech.ideascale.com, where anyone can submit ideas about a variety of things—from big-picture notions about what should be done to criteria that must be met to technical/political/legal challenges that need to be considered.
Bob Griffin, acting deputy undersecretary for science & technology (S&T) directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), discusses the Visionary Goals initiative that is designed to solicit online input from all stakeholders on any matter impacting homeland security to help determine future research-and-development direction.