Cybersecurity 101:
What Every PSAP Needs to Know
August 5, 2018 | 10:45-11:45 a.m. & 2:45-3:45 p.m. PST

Learn how to protect your emergency call handling and management system against potential cyberattacks, and explore what to do if your PSAP is targeted.

PSAPs in many states have fallen victim to malicious cyberattacks by hackers able to disrupt and crash emergency 9-1-1 services. With technology growing so fast, so too are the threats. This session is for PSAPs who have heard about the recent cyberattacks and want to become better informed so they can take the proper steps to protect themselves.

In this informative presentation, you will learn what kind of threats are out there, what makes a 9-1-1 call handling and management system vulnerable to an attack, and what your PSAP should have in place to stay one step ahead — and how to recover from an attack.

Hear from real-life PSAPs who will discuss their experiences with malicious cyberattacks and how they were affected by them. Learn how to:

  • Recognize the cybersecurity threats facing a PSAP

  • Comprehend what makes a PSAP vulnerable to an attack

  • Identify essential steps PSAPs must take to safeguard against cyberthreats and cyberattacks

  • Plan for remediation and recovery from an attack


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 We hope to see you there!