DHS official calls for better info-sharing with state and local governments
While federal agencies are getting better at working with state and local authorities, they face an ongoing challenge of staying ahead of an evolving threat landscape, said DHS's Rick Driggers.
New 508 requirements now live
The law requires that agencies ensure their digital services are accessible to people with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities.
States are sizing up FirstNet alternatives
What began as a federal IT project to support the nation's first responders has devolved into a turf war over who will control the radio waves.
Think of FirstNet as ‘ecosystem’ for software developers, board member Takai says
The $46.5 billion network being developed by AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will have apps and functionality that cannot even be envisioned today, one of its board members said Wednesday.
Virginia governor calls on Congress for bipartisan cybersecurity plan
The governor of Virginia urged Congress Wednesday to see past part politics to create a meaningful cybersecurity plan for the good of the nation.
FirstNet draft plan coming soon
By June states should have a draft plan for the nation’s first public safety network to decide whether they will opt in or out of the program later this fall.