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Ransomware: A ‘soft nuclear weapon’ aimed at government

Sacramento police issue new policy for deactivating or muting body cameras

Alaska officials warn that outdated 911 system is a danger

Long-term funding needed for Montana 911 upgrades

New York City to build nation’s first city-based wireless testbed

What you don’t know about how Facebook uses your data

355 smart-city projects in 221 cities; 18% cut across industry ‘verticals’

USDA to prioritize rural broadband with funds from recent omnibus measure

Rural broadband’s only hope: Thinking outside of the box?

Older emergency-alert systems pose a hacking risk, researchers find

Survey: More than 80% of service providers have a G.fast deployment plans

Millenials demand telehealth in a move away from traditional primary-care model

Building a connected city from the ground up

Phishing, malware, ransomware among top public-sector threats, reports find

Cryptocurrency mining malware: Why it is such a menace, where it’s going next

How safe is your air-gapped PC? Hackers can now suck data out via power lines

Thousands of hacked websites are infecting visitors with malware

Banning Chinese network gear is a really bad idea, small ISPs tell FCC

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

FCC releases report on false Hawaii false emergency alert

NIST List of Certified Devices for FirstNet

FCC announces agenda for workshop on critical info during disasters

FirstNet blog: With FirstNet, information will move as fast as the incident

FirstNet blog: Devices are ready for public safety’s use on FirstNet

Verizon releases its 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report

Avigilon announces new video intercom secured entry system

Linx releases the CER series LTE chip antenna