FCC CORES Security Update

FCC Announces Implementation of Additional Security Safeguards for Users of FCC’S Commission Registration System (CORES) On March 7, 2024 the FCC issued Public Notice DA 24-219 announcing the implementation of additional security safeguards for users of the FCC’s CORES. CORES is the FCC online system used to register and manage […]

FCC issues Second Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Matter of Resilient Networks and the Commission’s Rules Concerning Disruptions to Communications

On January 26, 2024 the FCC issued a Second Report and Order (2nd R&O) and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (2nd NPRM), PS Docket Nos. 21-346 and 15-80, and ET Docket No. 04-35 regarding the reliability and availability of the nation’s communications networks (FCC 24-5). The FCC document states, […]

SLN 5 (CKR 5) Encryption Key Compromised

Immediate Action Required The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has recently discovered that the encryption key for storage location number (SLN) 5 (CKR 5) has been compromised.In response to this imminent threat, CISA is advising all public safety agencies cease using SLN 5 in any activity, effective immediately. Consequently, […]