PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, November 13, 2015
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Industry News Florence County 911 Central Dispatch took home two awards from the 2015 S.C. Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (APCO) / National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Conference.
The Washington Post Senate lawmakers are looking for ways to put even more of the government's wireless spectrum into the hands of the private sector. Tennessee has announced an upgrade to its 9-1-1 services to comply with FCC directives. Wyoming’s 2015 Telecommunicator of the Year is a police dispatcher from Laramie, Wyoming.
The Daily World Pacific County (WA) Communications has begun accepting text messages to 9-1-1, a move that has already been taking place in Kitsap, Snohomish and Spokane counties.
The Huffington Post Canadian public safety officials warn that federal security agencies must embrace the digital-age phenomenon of big-data crunching.
The New York Times Physical cables, particularly where major networks converge, are among the most vulnerable in a cybersecurity attack. Yet, it's an area that is often overlooked.
FCW FirstNet officials called on the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for help in crafting their contract proposal.
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