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FEMA Reps Offer Insight Into Future of Alerting at NAB Show

Attendees can learn from IPAWS workshops in the exhibit hall
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WASHINGTON�If you�re heading to Las Vegas for NAB Show and want to brush up on your EAS knowledge, be sure to visit Booth C2217. That�s where the Federal Emergency Management Agency�s IPAWS management office will set up shop for the duration of the exhibition.

Join subject matter experts for several workshops related to the future of broadcasting alerts and warnings. These sessions will include discussions covering cybersecurity best practices, proposed changes to Wireless Emergency Alerts, and tips for properly configuring EAS devices, according to the NAB Show website.

Scheduled workshopsare as follows:

  • �Cybersecurity and FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Updates� �(April 18, 2�3 p.m.)

Presented by Mark Lucero, FEMA IPAWS Engineering Branch Chief; Supported by Greg Cooke, Associate Chief, Policy Division; and Steven Carpenter, Cybersecurity Engineer, FCC Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau

  • �Strengthening Broadcaster/Emergency Management Agency Partnerships� (April 19, 10 � 11 a.m.)

Presented by Manny Centeno, FEMA IPAWS Program Manager

  • �FCC Broadcast Cyber Security Rules and Policies� �(April 19, 2�3 p.m.)

Presented by Steven Carpenter, Cybersecurity Engineer; and Greg Cooke, Associate Chief, Policy Division, FCC Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau

  • �National Test, IPAWS Supported State and Regional Tests, EAS Device Configuration, and the FCC�s EAS Test Reporting System� �(April 20, 2�3 p.m.)

Presented by Al Kenyon, FEMA IPAWS National Test Lead; Supported by Greg Cooke, Associate Chief, Policy Division; and Steven Carpenter, Cybersecurity Engineer, FCC Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau�

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