Next Generation 911

Next-generation 911 advancing quickly, but needs better funding, experts say

by • 2 months ago

Cybersecurity, association leaders said, also remains a top concern as the public safety technology gets closer to launch.

911 tech firm RapidDeploy announces $29M funding round

by • 3 months ago

RapidDeploy's CEO said the funding will allow an expansion of the firm's reach to 911 centers and enhance development of its cloud-based offerings for next-generation 911.

Nebraska plans to complete next-generation 911 by end of 2022

by • 6 months ago

The state recently selected Lumen as its vendor for a next-generation 911 implementation it plans to complete within two years.

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

by • 10 months 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.

Tennessee to test cybersecurity of its next-generation 911 systems

by • 1 year ago

One of the states furthest along in adopting an IP-based 911 system has hired a company to point out the weak points in its 142 emergency call centers.

Fairfax County, Virginia, is ready for next-generation 911

by • 1 year ago

The Washington, D.C., suburb has completed its next-generation 911 deployment. Only 123 more to go.

It's time for government to 'throw the old 911 out the window'

by • 1 year ago

The pandemic is bringing more attention to public safety officials, who said in a webinar Thursday that it's time to rethink the future of their role in society.

911 call centers have enough capacity so far, but upgrades are delayed

by • 1 year ago

Emergency call centers are withstanding surges of calls in areas heavily affected by the pandemic, but key upgrades are being put on hold, a survey found.

Next-generation 911 promises 'explosive' challenges, state CIO says

by • 2 years ago

Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal says the introduction of digital networks into 911 call centers is presenting public safety officials with unfamiliar technologies.