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CISA Publishes Guidelines for 911 Centers Regarding Pandemic

911 centers, including emergency communication centers (ECC), public safety answering points (PSAP), emergency operations centers (EOC), public safety communication centers (PSCC), and other public service command centers are a critical component of emergency communications, and they face a unique set of challenges when planning for, and responding to, pandemics.

CISA Releases the FY 2020 Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project (REMCDP) Notice of Funding Opportunity

On May 8, 2020, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released the Fiscal Year 2020 Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project (REMCDP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). This opportunity will fund up to two demonstration projects that address the National Emergency Communications Plan and identify innovative solutions to improve the delivery of rural medical communications.

Next Generation 911

Technology is a critical tool for improving interoperability that should meet the needs of practitioners on the front lines and should address regional needs, existing infrastructure, cost verses benefits, and sustainability. The resources below provide cybersecurity examples of the technology currently used in the public safety environment.