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NNSA Makes New Communications Network for Emergency Responders

NNSA

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has adopted a new network designed to facilitate communications for emergency response personnel. DOE said Wednesday that it stood up the Emergency Communications Network to help responders communicate in an encrypted network and coordinate with partners.

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CISA to Demonstrate Tech for Emergency Comms on the Energy Grid

Cybersecurity and

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) plans to test a new technology designed to support priority communications for emergency response efforts. Crius Technology Group's Comm³ technology would help CISA route security and emergency preparedness communications signals across the electric grid, under the Next Generation Network Priority Service program's second phase, CISA said Tuesday.

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Christopher Krebs, Ajit Pai Ask Governors to Support Communications Industry During Pandemic

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai have asked governors through a joint letter to provide the communications industry and its workers access to resources as they work to continue to keep citizens connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Perspecta Labs Receives $2.9M Prime Award from CMG to Provide Modular Radio Frequency Communications Solution for U.S. Army; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Consortium Management Group (CMG) awarded a 12 month, $2.9 million prime award contract to Perspecta Labs, an innovative applied research arm of Perspecta, to work on a modular radio frequency (RF) communications solution for the U.S. Army, Perspecta announced on Thursday

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Jeanette Manfra: DHS Shares Info on Wireless Network Vulnerability

The Department of Homeland Security has publicly shared information about a newly-discovered vulnerability in the Wi-Fi Protected Access II protocol that works to help protect almost all wireless network traffic, DHS’ Jeanette Manfra wrote in an article published Tuesday. Manfra, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS, said that the Software Engineering Institute’s …

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FirstNet Board OKs $74M Fiscal 2018 Public Safety Network Budget

The First Responder Network Authority Board has approved a fiscal year 2018 budget of $73.5 million to fund FirstNet’s efforts to deploy, operate and manage a nationwide public safety broadband network. FirstNet said Thursday the amount is 13 percent lower than the agency’s current funding level as a result of its …

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