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FCC looks to amend Emergency Alert System rules with focus on security

The Federal Communications Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking Jan. 29 that would impact the nation's public warning systems, the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts.

IDC: Federal IT security spending to rise 11% for national defense, emergency services

As cybersecurity continues to take on a more significant role in the total framework of national security, the federal government has matched that increase in importance with a sizeable increase in spending, according to IDC.

Report: FBI investigates possible Super Bowl link to fiber optic cable mischief in the Bay Area

An internal FBI memo obtained by an NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C. reportedly showed federal officials' concern that recently compromised fiber optic cables in California may have been part of an attempt to disrupt the Super Bowl early next month.

FirstNet reviews 2015 progress

The First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, said 2015 was a year of significant progress in its effort to build out a nationwide public safety broadband network.

New HHS system unveiled to help communities better prepare for impacts from disasters

The department's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response developed the system with a network of experts across the country to help those responsible for preparing for public health and healthcare system emergencies.

New HHS system unveiled to help communities better prepare for impacts from disasters

The department's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response developed the system with a network of experts across the country to help those responsible for preparing for public health and healthcare system emergencies.

NSF launches experimental research facilities to better understand impacts from natural hazards

With $40 million, the National Science Foundation is building a network of state-of-the-art experimental research facilities to better understand the impacts from earthquake, wind and water hazards and bolster community resilience.

NSF launches experimental research facilities to better understand impacts from natural hazards

With $40 million, the National Science Foundation is building a network of state-of-the-art experimental research facilities to better understand the impacts from earthquake, wind and water hazards and bolster community resilience.

GAO: Federal integrator of biosurveillance activities should be strengthened or eliminated

The National Biosurveillance Integration Center, which was established through the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, faces many challenges in its roles as analyzer, coordinator and innovator.

GAO: Federal integrator of biosurveillance activities should be strengthened or eliminated

The National Biosurveillance Integration Center, which was established through the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, faces many challenges in its roles as analyzer, coordinator and innovator.