Apcerto received a $1.6 million cooperative agreement from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to research and develop solutions for normalizing and rating mobile applications based on predefined standards, as well as to develop a framework for orchestrating the entire mobile application security process.
Verizon is building out its own network for public safety and first responder organizations, hoping to offer the enhanced services to users of its national wireless network. “We’ve proposed a network solution we believe will achieve the mission of FirstNet, as well as maintain the competitive nature of the communications marketplace,” said Michael Maiorana, senior vice president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions.
GCI in Alaska, MobileNation in Illinois, Nemont in North Dakota and PTCI in Oklahoma deployed wireless emergency alerting technology from Interop Technologies. As a Federal Emergency Management Agency certified gateway host, Interop’s eWEA solution supports operators on various 3G and 4G networks.