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Is Everyone Getting Hacked? Insights from former FCC chief of public safety and homeland security, named new Venable partner.

02/22/2013
"The bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living," broadcasted a CBS affiliate's emergency alert system in Montana this month. It was a prank by a trio of hackers. Jamie Barnett, who proposed and conducted FEMA's first countrywide emergency alert system test, says it has a simple explanation but serious cybersecurity implications.

The zombie scare stems from stations not resetting their emergency system-related passwords, Jamie says. The former FCC chief of public safety and homeland security just joined Venable as telecom co-chair and cybersecurity partner.

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