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First responders get kitted out by AT&T, Cradlepoint, and others

During the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) show in Las Vegas, several companies have announced that they have received FirstNet Ready status and approval. Motorola Solutions and Cradlepoint made announcements today, hitting on use cases like enabling real-time data sharing across LTE networks, and delivering secure branch, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. 

Cradlepoint Certified FirstNet Ready to Deliver Connectivity to First Responder Organizations

Cradlepoint, a cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions, today announced, at the annual Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) show in Las Vegas, its MC400 Modem Module has received FirstNet Ready status and approval – joining FirstNet’s nationwide LTE ecosystem for first responder solutions.

5G and IoT Public Safety Benefits

IoT and 5G technologies can help public-safety communications become more efficient and effective, making communities safer. When tragedies occur, first responders rely on interoperable voice and data communications that are secure, fast and reliable. As first responders depend more on internet of things (IoT) technologies to perform their missions, a new set of challenges for interoperable data communications has emerged.

Hackers Attack Russian Bank to Steal $1 Million Using an Outdated Router

Cybercriminals part of a notorious hacking group attacked the PIR Bank of Russia and stole $1 million. The hacking was carried out after infiltrating the bank’s systems by compromising an old, outdated router. The router was installed at one of the regional branches of the bank. The money was stolen via the Automated Workstation Client (AWC) of the Central Bank of Russia on July 3rd.