The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) was established by the Department of Defense’s National Communications System, in 1994, to meet White House requirements for a survivable, interoperable, nationwide voice band service for authorized users engaged in national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) missions.
APCO 2019, APCO International’s Annual Conference and Expo, is the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to communications center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be at the 2019 Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (ACPO) Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, from August 11 to 14.
The Southwest Border Communications Working Group (SWBCWG) convened in San Diego, CA, on March 20-21 to discuss improving communications operability and interoperability for public safety personnel along the international border with Mexico.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) was invited to share information about the importance of the recently released Emergency Communications Governance Guide for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Officials (SLTT Governance Guide) during the United South Eastern Tribes (USET) Impact Week.
Author: Ronald Hewitt, Former Assistant Director for Emergency Communications, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S Department of Homeland Security
This document is updated annually to provide current information on emergency communications policies, eligible costs, best practices, and technical standards for state, local, tribal, and territorial grant recipients investing federal funds in emergency communications projects.