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

"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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