Cybersecurity courses critical for public safety as threats grow, company says

by • 2 months ago

The public safety technology firm Mission Critical Partners has begun offering cybersecurity courses designed for emergency responders.

Emergency response data firm RapidSOS launches partner network

by • 3 months ago

Tools from 20 public-safety tech companies can be integrated into the company's platform, which is used at thousands of 911 call centers.

911-tech firm Carbyne partners with aerial-video developer Edgybees

by • 3 months ago

Through the partnership, users of Carbyne's public safety platform can view live aerial video feeds during critical events.

Public-safety tech firm Mark43 announces $101M in funding

by • 3 months ago

Executives said they'll develop new capabilities in their platforms and expand their international reach by building businesses in Canada and the U.K.

OnStar crash data will go straight to 911 centers in California

by • 7 months ago

Starting in May, California 911 centers will be able to receive automatic, real-time notifications when a General Motors-made car equipped with OnStar crashes.

911 vendor Intrado takes responsibility for widespread outage

by • 1 year ago

The company said a recent outage affecting 14 states was caused by "an internal networking component that was not correctly forwarding traffic."

No one is claiming responsibility for widespread 911 outage

by • 1 year ago

An hour-long 911 outage Monday night that affected services in more than a dozen states doesn't yet have a clear explanation, though a rumor mill churns.

Transitional 911 systems have 'very, very broad attack surface,' working group warns

by • 1 year ago

The transition to next-generation 911 brings cybersecurity threats not seen before, members of an FCC working group said during CISA's annual summit.

Why every emergency district needs a crisis communications plan

by • 1 year ago

To handle 911 outages and other crises, emergency communications officials from two states said a formal "crisis communications plan" is essential.