TITLE

The flip side of NG911

AUTHOR(S)
ROBERTS, MARY ROSE
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the disadvantages of adopting to the NG911 environment among public safety agencies. She mentions a survey by L.R. Kimball, which found that 62% of public safety officials faced cybersecurity issues, including downtime, in the first two years of their NG911 adoption. She also points out the additional expenses to be shouldered by departments to install cybersecurity protection.
ACCESSION #
51468413

 

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