Next Generation 911

Will a cyberattack take down next-generation 911?

by • 1 week ago

NENA's Brandon Abley says that although the next generation of 911 will be more complex, its distributed nature will make it hard for bad actors to take down.

$10B for next-generation 911 in budget package looks promising, experts say

by • 1 month ago

“We’re happy with how the language looks now," said Dan Henry, regulatory counsel for the National Emergency Number Association.

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

by • 5 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 • 6 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 • 9 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 • 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.

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 • 2 years 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.