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Monday, March 04

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   N257
  • Session Number:  M121
  • Monday, March 04, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
In today's increasingly IP-based network environment, some of the biggest threats facing public safety networks are unplanned outages and other disruptions. These outages can be caused by hardware or circuit failures—or worse a targeted cyber attack—and gaps in support agreements and slow vendor response times can increase their severity. Discuss...
Scott Neal

Communications Consultant
Mission Critical Partners, Inc.

Monday, March 04

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Corporations from all sectors are angling for any way they can to protect sensitive data and customer’s private information. High-profile breaches and foreign threats motivate corporations to quickly seek out the latest and greatest security technology – and learn critical lessons along the way. But unlike traditional enterprise networks, there...
Carl Williams

Information System Security Engineer
Harris Corporation, Public Safety and Professional Communications

Chuck Brooks

Managing Director/VP
eITPrep Educational Technologies Group

Kevin Sumrell

Vice President of Energy Markets

International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers, better known as “stingray” technology, has been used for years by law enforcement to conduct cell-phone surveillance by mimicking a cell site. However, the technology reportedly also is being used by foreign entities to conduct unauthorized surveillance on wireless users, most notably in the...
Curtis Levinson

MetTel, Inc.

Tuesday, March 05

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

For 100 years, LMR users have operated private networks where they control the access and security. But with IP-based systems for data; IoT devices, data and applications, and carrier-based LTE for voice, the game has changed considerably. Examine how different security is when using a carrier-operated network, as well as...
Curtis Levinson

MetTel, Inc.

Dean Skidmore

Principal Consultant, Public Safety
IoT+LTE Consulting Group

Jim Collum

Manager of Systems Engineering

Rex Lee

Privacy & Data Security Consultant/ Technology Journalist
My Smart Privacy

Silvia Grabacki

Director, Secure Products
Motorola Solutions

Tuesday, March 05

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Cybersecurity is a hot topic today, even in emergency services. Breaches have occurred in many departments around the country, will yours be next? In this informative lecture Chief Robert Fling will go over basic security issues potentially found throughout your organization and how to deal with them. From office staff...
Robert Fling

Dix Hills Fire Department Long Island, New York

Wednesday, March 06

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   N258
  • Session Number:  W13
  • Wednesday, March 06, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
As a result of a number of security risk and vulnerability assessments, the public safety community has recognized the increasing need to protect sensitive information transmitted over its wireless communications systems. Additionally, as users continue to implement digital land mobile radio (LMR) technology such as Project 25, the relative cost...
Alan Massie

Electronics Engineer
FBI Operational Technology Division

James Downes

Supervisory Manager, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
US Department of Homeland Security

Keith LaPlant

Telecommunications and Interoperability Prgm Mgr
US Coast Guard

Scott Wright

Telecommunications Engineer
Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Steve Dyson

RF/Technical Services Coordinator
Texas Department of Public Safety

Thursday, March 07

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

In this technical discussion, examine what security protocols will be used as FirstNet replaces private, closed LMR networks for public safety. With an extensive carrier-based network, FirstNet must be both easily accessible and secure.
Andrew Seybold

CEO & Principal Consultant
Andrew Seybold, Inc.

Timothy Lorello

President & CEO
SecuLore Solutions

Friday, March 08

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Our Public Safety infrastructure is evolving. PSAPs are preparing to receive multimedia and data from citizens in need of help, and First Responders are beginning to use FirstNet and other Public Safety Broadband networks. As our cities become smarter and we deploy Internet of Things devices both inside and outside...
Timothy Lorello

President & CEO
SecuLore Solutions